Health & Lifestyle




BC 2017 OD Death Count Tops 1100

Fraser Valley/Victoria – More than 1,100 British Columbians have died due to suspected illicit drug overdoses, according to data released today by the BC Coroners Service. Preliminary data indicate there were 80 suspected drug overdose deaths this September, representing a…






November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

Ottawa/Fraser Valley – Every November, Diabetes Canada celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month and the 11 million Canadians who live with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. This is an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work that goes into managing…


November Is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

Victoria – The BC Provincial Government has proclaimed November Indigenous Disability Awareness Month. Acting on a recommendation from the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), B.C. became the first province in Canada to dedicate November to Indigenous people…