First buses on the road

!On Jan. 30, 2017, the first expanded transit service as part of the Hwy. 16 transportation action plan started running between Smithers and Moricetown.  - Submitted photo
  • Smithers, Moricetown updated Feb 14, 2017 at 11:15 AM

The first expanded transit service as part of the Hwy. 16 transportation action plan started running between Smithers and Moricetown

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

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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B.C. forest recovery gets $150 million

  • B.C. posted Feb 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Forest Enhancement Society gets one-time grant to clean up forest fire fuel and plant trees around the province

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Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety

  • posted Feb 18, 2017 at 4:09 PM

Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety

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