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Turpel-Lafond says racism against Indigenous people widespread in B.C. hospitals

Turpel-Lafond says racism against Indigenous people widespread in B.C. hospitals

No evidence was found of an organized game guessing the blood-alcohol levels of Indigenous patients but they nonetheless are the target of "direct prejudice and racism" in the health care system, the lead investigator into the allegations has found.
Christmas hampers look different this year due to pandemic protocols

Christmas hampers look different this year due to pandemic protocols

Even though things are going to look a little different this holiday season, those in need still reach out for help and to make that happen several community organizations are doing whatever it takes to make it work.
Report finds 'insidious' systemic racism in B.C.'s health care system

Report finds 'insidious' systemic racism in B.C.'s health care system

A report into systemic racism against Indigenous people in B.C.
Williams Lake woman wins $500,000

Williams Lake woman wins $500,000

A Williams Lake woman is $500,000 richer after matching all four extra numbers on a recent Lotto 6/49 draw. According to the B.C. Lottery Corporation, Maureen Fulton was “in a daze” upon finding out she won the money on the Nov. 18 draw.
‘Am I racist?’: Prince George residents asked to examine internal racism during province-wide campaign

‘Am I racist?’: Prince George residents asked to examine internal racism during province-wide campaign

B.C.'s Human Rights Commissioner is asking people to examine their internal biases
Prince George’s Christmas Wish Breakfast fundraiser becomes COVID-19 friendly gift drop-off

Prince George’s Christmas Wish Breakfast fundraiser becomes COVID-19 friendly gift drop-off

You’ll have three times, locations to drop off gifts for kids in need
Get on with promised gun-control measures, advocates urge Canada's government

Get on with promised gun-control measures, advocates urge Canada's government

OTTAWA — Advocates of stricter gun control are urging the Trudeau government to get on with promised reforms, saying they are months overdue.
Man fined for flying drone while on hunting trip

Man fined for flying drone while on hunting trip

A Fort St. James man has been fined $1,000 for flying a drone while out on a hunting expedition. Paul James Hesse was issued the penalty on November 9 in Fort St. James Provincial Court.
Compostable plastic is booming in Canada — but it may still end up in landfills

Compostable plastic is booming in Canada — but it may still end up in landfills

Bio-based plastics, most of them compostable to some degree, are proliferating across Canada. Yet millions of compostable cups, containers and bags will probably still end up in landfills. It’s a crisis driven, in part, by bad communication.
1,000-plus reports of passengers not leaving enclosed BC Ferries car decks

1,000-plus reports of passengers not leaving enclosed BC Ferries car decks

Transport Canada is in the ­process of reviewing 1,000-plus reports of B.C. Ferries passengers unwilling to leave vehicles on enclosed car decks, as is required by regulations.