Health & Lifestyle


One Week Left For Your Say On New BC Cannabis Rules

Victoria – There’s still time to have your say on how B.C. should regulate the use of non-medical cannabis when the federal government makes it legal next July. B.C.’s goal is to build a provincial regulatory framework for non-medical cannabis that prioritizes…


New Provincial Grizzly Bear Management Plan

Victoria – In response to an auditor general’s report on the management of grizzly bear populations over the past two decades, the B.C. government will develop a provincial grizzly bear management plan with clear objectives, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities. The…





WorkSafeBC With Another Home Asbestos Warning

Richmond/Fraser Valley – WorkSafeBC is urging owners of pre-1990s homes to talk to their contractor about asbestos before starting home renovations or a demolition.   “Asbestos is safe if left alone, but if disturbed it can cause serious health problems…




No Surprise – BC OD Deaths In 2017, Outpacing 2016

Vancouver/Victoria/Fraser Valley – A contaminated drug supply continues to pose risk to people using illegal drugs. According to data released by the BC Coroners Service, British Columbia’s illicit drug overdose deaths, through the first eight months of 2017, already have…