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Opioid prescriptions up across Canada: report

The report shows the number of opioid prescriptions rose by almost seven per cent, while daily doses on average dropped

Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci warns that Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Health Canada hints at government’s plans for legal pot

Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regulations

Washington governor tells BC don’t be ‘daunted’ by Trump

“I want to assure this assembly that no matter who is in the White House, it won’t affect Washington state’s relationship with Canada or British Columbia.”

Liberals look to ease concerns with housing strategy

Liberals say they look to ease affordability concerns with release of their housing strategy

Canadian Tire’s Fix-A-Heart campaign holds personal meaning for some staff

Annual cardiac care campaign aims to push total raised to more than $1 million in 14th year

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Habitat For Humanity Gingerbread Showcase
    Celebrate 152 years of Alice in Wonderland
      Indigenous Walk of Fame
        Remembrance Day Victoria

          Vic High students take Saanich-reared comic’s words on mental illness to heart

          School counsellors see uptick in visits after Kevin Breel relays his depression story

          Parking concerns won’t stall affordable housing project in Saanich

          Council approves 73 units for low to moderate income-earners near Uptown

          Vigil held for woman whose remains were found on Shuswap farm

          Family and friends remember Vernon resident Traci Genereaux and along with five other missing women

          • Nov 21st, 2017

          Brewers create anti-fascist ale

          Not For Nazis Nut Brown Ale made in the Shuswap will be ready in time for Christmas

          Wait is over for Willows students

          École Willows portables complete - students moved in Monday

          3,800-plant grow-op busted on First Nation reserve

          Three men face charges after RCMP bust a large drug operation on the Soowahlie Reserve near Chilliwack

          • Nov 21st, 2017

          VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

          Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

          Victoria’s cannabis shops mapped out

          The News offers an interactive look the city’s marijuana dispensaries

          ON THE AGENDA: Victoria council considers short-term rental regs, tenant relocation policy, cannabis retailers

          Council to hear results of public comments on short term rentals, protections for Victoria tenants

          BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

          Bulletin indicates “electrical contact incidents resulting in serious injury are on the rise.”

          B.C. flaggers rally after colleague struck in Okanagan

          Traffic Control Personnel respond to colleague being hit in Lavington

          UPDATE: Washington Governor Jay Inslee visits B.C.

          Premier John Horgan talks trains, trade with southern neighbour

          Viral video shows deer killed on Snapchat in Campbell River

          RCMP say they have identified those involved and are working with conservation officers