Health & Lifestyle

National Non-Smoking Week/Weedless Wednesday

Victoria – BC Health Minister Terry Lake released the following statement to recognize National Non-Smoking Week (Jan. 15-21, 2017) and Weedless Wednesday on Jan. 18: “Since 1977, we have observed National Non-Smoking Week as one of the longest-running public health…



Chilliwack Open House On Rural Education

Chilliwack – In the summer of 2016 Premier Christy Clark tasked Parliamentary Secretary Linda Larson to work with the education sector, the public and community stakeholder groups, as well as Donna Barnett, the Minister of State for Rural Economic Development,…




This Fall, B.C. Extends Free HPV Coverage To Boys

Victoria – Beginning this September, British Columbia will become the latest province to provide the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to boys, as part of B.C.’s publicly funded immunization program, Health Minister Terry Lake announced Friday.” B.C.’s HPV immunization program will…