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Health Canada unveils changes aimed at lower drug costs

Review board can now consider whether the price of a drug reflects its value for patients

Gendered codes affect trans folks seeking health care

Part three of a series looking at trans-inclusive sexual health care in B.C.

Mysterious box from the 1900s unearths connections nation-wide

121-year-old letter, several photos guide Canada-wide search for the relatives after discovering in Victoria

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Google Earth features B.C. Indigenous language in new Voyager story

New story plays sound clips of Indigenous speakers, including voice of Snuneymuxw elder

‘We made it as far as we could’: Woman gives birth on side of B.C. highway

Gaia Realina couldn’t wait to join her family, arriving Aug. 2 as parents were en route to midwife

Bear bites dog, owner punches bear in a northern B.C. encounter

The bear bit the man, who managed to escape and get help at the Carcross Health Station in Yukon

Canadian wage growth hits fastest pace since 2009, but economy sheds jobs

The increase in wages marked the indicator’s strongest month in a decade

B.C. boy killed after semi-trailer slams into SUV in Alberta

Two adults and two other children in the SUV were flown to Calgary hospitals

Dealer arrested, cash, nine vehicles and festival-bound drugs seized

Dealer busted en route to electronic music festival

Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong Kong

The United States, Australia, Ireland, Britain and Japan have also issued travel advisories

Photo of bear walking with hikers sparks warnings from B.C. conservation officer

The bear was reported and put in the B.C. Conservation Officer Service database

Nanaimo man detained in Syria last year freed after Lebanese mediation

Kristian Lee Baxter thanked the Lebanese government in a televised news conference in Beirut

And Vancouver Island’s best community is…?

Maclean’s poll ranks top communities in the country after gathering information from across Canada

UPDATE: East Sooke brush fire ‘was just dense, white smoke,’ says resident

Crews were ‘on top of’ three-hectare fire shortly after 5 p.m.

Carfentanil trafficking leads to four-year sentence in Nanaimo court

Christopher Aaron Tomczyk was arrested in 2016 after three-night surveillance operation

Port Alberni’s China Creek Campground issues boil water advisory

Campground on Alberni Inlet showing high levels of E. coli in drinking water system

Answers could still come in northern B.C. homicides, retired Mountie says

The RCMP have said it will be difficult to determine a motive in the McLeod and Schmegelsky case