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Insurance firm rejects claim because prescriber was nurse practitioner

Insurance firm rejects claim because prescriber was nurse practitioner

CEO of Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of B.C. says it’s not the first time an insurance company has rejected a prescription from a nurse practitioner.
Politicized B.C. police unions 'quite problematic' for democracy, experts warn

Politicized B.C. police unions 'quite problematic' for democracy, experts warn

Criminology and political science professors explain why police endorsements of candidates is an "an uncomfortable place to be."
B.C. care aides, lab assistants, health facility cleaners reach new labour deal

B.C. care aides, lab assistants, health facility cleaners reach new labour deal

VICTORIA — Unions representing care aides, lab assistants and cleaning staff have reached a new labour agreement with health employers in B.C. The B.C.
7 places in B.C. classified as key biodiversity hot spots

7 places in B.C. classified as key biodiversity hot spots

The classification — which could be applied to another 100-plus locations across B.C. — is meant to help drive conservation of the planet's most imperilled species.
Dutch man convicted of cyberbullying B.C.'s Amanda Todd to be sentenced Friday

Dutch man convicted of cyberbullying B.C.'s Amanda Todd to be sentenced Friday

The 12-year jail sentence requested by prosecutors would be "excessive" and "crushing," defence argues.
Sand bags, tiger dams on standby for possible flooding after drought: B.C. government

Sand bags, tiger dams on standby for possible flooding after drought: B.C. government

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it's ready to deploy sand bags and tiger dams in case flooding follows the ongoing drought.
'Did you see that?': B.C. onlookers dazzled by streaking meteor

'Did you see that?': B.C. onlookers dazzled by streaking meteor

One British Columbian thought it was someone shining a bright flashlight. "Got me out of bed."
How to check if you got a surprise cheque from the B.C. government

How to check if you got a surprise cheque from the B.C. government

The one-time tax credit captured about 85 per cent of B.C. residents.
B.C. woman charged after men drugged, robbed, while using escort service

B.C. woman charged after men drugged, robbed, while using escort service

SURREY, B.C. — Twenty-one charges, including one of manslaughter, have been laid against a Vancouver woman accused of drugging and robbing men as they used an escort service.
Drought conditions challenging on B.C.'s south coast, but fish protected: BC Hydro

Drought conditions challenging on B.C.'s south coast, but fish protected: BC Hydro

VANCOUVER — A new report from BC Hydro says its power generating system is meeting challenges caused by severe drought in several British Columbia regions, even as levels in some southwestern reservoirs are at or near record-breaking lows. The B.C.