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B.C. overdose strategy seeks greater access to life-saving medication

By The Canadian Press
February 15, 2016 - 11:25am

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia committee that works to prevent drug overdoses in the province has released measures aimed at reducing deadly opioid overdoses across the province.

The BC Drug Overdose and Alert Partnership strategy includes several key recommendations.

First Nations basketball player excluded from games, native identity questioned

By The Canadian Press
February 12, 2016 - 6:16pm Updated: February 13, 2016 - 2:06pm

VANCOUVER — Tattooed on Josiah Wilson’s chest is a fine line of writing that combines two significant dates: his birth and the death of his biological mother four days after he was born.

The 20-year-old, who was adopted as a baby from Haiti, also carries a status Indian card.

Image Credit: CFJC Today

Kamloops Health Coalition wants MSP changes in budget

By Adam Donnelly
February 12, 2016 - 3:24pm Updated: February 12, 2016 - 5:41pm

KAMLOOPS — Earlier this week, the Canadian Federation of Taxpayers released a statement, revealing the province’s Medical Services Plan is owed nearly a half billion dollars in late payments, a result of a system BC Director for the Federation called “hopelessly flawed.” Yesterday, premier Christ

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