ABBOTSFORD, B.C.—An Abbotsford, B.C. police constable killed in the line of duty was remembered yesterday as dedicated and caring, a man who had a gut-busting sense of humour and a dislike for guns.
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VANCOUVER—From Everest to Denali, a mountaineer from British Columbia has climbed to a record after spending more than two years scaling some of the tallest peaks on Earth.
VANCOUVER—When a massive ice-breaker arrives in Victoria's harbour this week, it will mark the end of a 150-day-long journey exploring Canada's coastline, communities, and future.
The trip from Toronto to Victoria via the Northwest Passage coincides with Canada's 150th birthday celebrations—but celebrations are just the beginning, said Geoff Green, expedition leader for Canada C3.
VANCOUVER—A group of students at the University of British Columbia have turned to technology in an effort to address the opioid crisis by creating a wearable device they say can detect an overdose.
VANCOUVER—New research suggests that providing universal coverage for more than 100 prescription medications could save Canadians as much as $3 billion per year.
A paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal today says providing all Canadians access to 117 essential medications would cover gaps that currently exist in health-care programs across the country.
VANCOUVER—Canadian doctors want the federal government to make sure health-care professionals have the resources they need to care for the country’s aging population, says the president of the Canadian Medical Association.
VANCOUVER—Amid bear hugs, smiles, and tears, the family of a Syrian boy whose lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach earlier this year repeated one message when they landed at the Vancouver airport yesterday: thank you.
VANCOUVER—The Canadian Medical Association and the federal government apply a far more rigid standard to prescribing marijuana than other drugs, resulting in negative—or even deadly—consequences, say experts from the B.C. Centre for Excellent in HIV/AIDS.
VANCOUVER—A CBC journalist who was kissed by a stranger on live TV has received an apology, but she’s still being attacked by others online for making a complaint to police.
Megan Batchelor was reporting from a music festival in Squamish, B.C., north of Vancouver, Friday when a stranger came up from behind, kissed her on the cheek at the same time as he took a picture of the event.