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Lack of ‘grow-local’ support pinching food security

Lack of ‘grow-local’ support pinching food security

Canada is too dependent on other countries for most of its fresh produce, says expert
Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

B.C.'s Court of Appeal has upheld a jail sentence for a woman who struck and drove over a 73-year-old woman on a Chilliwack crosswalk, looked at the motionless victim and then drove off.
New Canadian psilocybin-access rules create business opportunities

New Canadian psilocybin-access rules create business opportunities

Vancouver’s Optimi Health harvests first batch of psilocybin mushrooms
'Grossly insufficient': Big oil and gas move ahead on dozens of 'carbon bombs'

'Grossly insufficient': Big oil and gas move ahead on dozens of 'carbon bombs'

According to a recent report, over 200 oil and gas projects slated for the next three years will add 8.6 gigatonnes to the world's carbon budget — equivalent to a quarter of global emissions in 2020. 
Don't want long COVID? Don't get COVID, says doctor on lingering symptoms of virus

Don't want long COVID? Don't get COVID, says doctor on lingering symptoms of virus

Demand growing for more treatment; health minister says province is acting ‘more quickly than anywhere else’
Ottawa taking steps to support military personnel who need housing: defence minister

Ottawa taking steps to support military personnel who need housing: defence minister

Concerns about military housing highlighted by a suggestion that Habitat for Humanity be contacted
Immigration status can exclude parents from childcare support

Immigration status can exclude parents from childcare support

While Canada agrees to reduce child care costs, immigrants with precarious status will likely continue being excluded.
'A gift to have a choice': B.C. nurse reflects on father's MAID, organ donation anniversary

'A gift to have a choice': B.C. nurse reflects on father's MAID, organ donation anniversary

Camille Betts is sharing her father's story in hopes of carrying on his legacy. "The way he looked at the world was always, 'How can we help the most people?'" she says.
Defence minister in Victoria, announces $98M in artillery rounds for Ukraine

Defence minister in Victoria, announces $98M in artillery rounds for Ukraine

Canada will donate more than 20,000 artillery rounds at a cost of about $98 million to support Ukraine’s response to the Russian invasion, National Defence Minister Anita Anand announced in Victoria on Tuesday.
Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

The former North Vancouver high school football star who was found guilty of the 2009 second-degree murder of an ex-girlfriend could spend at least 15 years in prison before being eligible for parole.