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Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B suit for pushing opioids despite risks

The suit alleges the companies deceptively promoted addictive opioids despite knowing the dangers

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques announces winners of science contest from space

Saint-Jacques spoke via a live video link from the space station orbiting 400 kilometres above earth

Canadian inflation rises in April; gas prices strengthen from carbon pricing

Excluding gasoline, the inflation rate rose 2.3 per cent in April compared to a year earlier

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Structure fire destroys Surrey tire shop, closes section of Fraser Highway
Kelowna RCMP interrogation video should shock Canadians: Sinclair
Three in serious condition after single-vehicle accident leaves Jeep totalled
Trudeau: We stayed strong in getting tariff lifted

Facebook limits livestreaming ahead of tech summit in Paris

Facebook investing $7.5 million in new research partnerships to improve image and video analysis

Man charged with murder, assault in Victoria appears in court

Alan Charles Chapman charged with first degree murder

Updated fisheries law could stem loss of stocks, biodiversity: supporters

Paul Lansbergen says that beyond protecting fish stocks, law should protect ‘sustainable’ fishing rights

Federal fire officials update forecast for this year’s wildfire season

The forecast shows the fire danger is extreme in Yukon and parts of the southern prairies

B.C. holding public inquiry to track rise of money laundering

Judge to head probe into criminal activity in real estate, drugs

BC Ferries announce extra sailings for May long-weekend

92 extra sailings scheduled on most popular routes

B.C.’s role should be considered in guard’s alleged sexual assault of inmates: lawyer

Two men have accused a prison guard of sexually assaulting them in the 1980s

B.C. program to help foster kids enter adulthood a mixed bag of experiences

Advocates are calling for greater equity, and a more comprehensive process to the Agreement with Young Adults program

  • May 15, 2019

Carfentanil, an opioid more toxic than fentanyl, linked to more deaths in B.C.

There were 64 deaths linked to carfentanil in the first quarter of 2019, compared to 35 in all of 2018

Fernie affordable housing project gets green light

Fernie Family Housing Society to proceed with 49-unit development after council approval

Update: Plan to see more smoke from South Okanagan wildfire

Richter Creek wildfire, 12 kilometres west of Osoyoos, is an estimated 400 hectares

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands

The legislation would make performing an abortion a felony at any stage of pregnancy

B.C. woman, 37, among six killed in Alaska floatplane crash

The floatplanes were carrying cruise ship tourists when they collided Monday

B.C.-wide blitz over Victoria Day long weekend aims to catch speeding drivers

ICBC says speed is the number one cause of car crash fatalities