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B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

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  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.

B.C. to get $10-million boost to fight opioid crisis

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

The federal government announces $65 million across Canada in response to the opioid overdose crisis.

B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

UPDATE: Overdose deaths down in January, but risk still ‘extreme’: coroner

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:20 PM

An average of seven people died every two days last month, according to the latest numbers.

Ladysmith’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year set for next week

  • ladysmith updated Feb 16, 2017 at 7:46 PM

The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) is organizing the community’s inaugural Coldest Night of the Year.

Ladysmith population grows 7.8 per cent: census

  • Ladysmith updated Feb 15, 2017 at 3:55 PM

The population of the Town of Ladysmith increased by 7.8 per cent over the past five years, growing faster than the Cowichan Valley.

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