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Fire officials calling for mandatory residential carbon monoxide detectors

By Tanya Cronin
January 21, 2016 - 12:56pm

KAMLOOPS — In the wake of this month's incident when a Kamloops family was poisoned by emissions in their own furnace, Kamloops Fire Rescue is calling for changes to the BC fire code.

Captain Sheldon Guertin says the code should make carbon monoxide detectors mandatory.

University of Victoria announces world’s first chair of transgender studies

By The Canadian Press
January 15, 2016 - 2:43pm

VICTORIA — The University of Victoria says it has appointed the world’s first chair in transgender studies.

Dr. Aaron Devor will work with researchers, community activists and students to advance study into a broad range of topics that affect the lives of transgender people.