Coronavirus risk on Vancouver Island remains low, but caution urged

Coronavirus updates issued by Parksville, Qualicum Beach, School District 69

  • Mar 10, 2020

Parksville Qualicum Beach stores sell out of hand sanitizer amid COVID-19 fears

Although risk to people in Canada is low, masks also fly off the shelves

EDITORIAL: B.C. waitlist for kidney transplant exceeds 600

Have you considered becoming a living donor?

  • Mar 4, 2020

Decade-long health care battle draws to a close today in B.C.

Dr. Brian Day began his battle a decade ago against the B.C. government

Doctor facing lung cancer encourages community support

Lung cancer remains among the deadliest and most prevalent cancers in B.C.

  • Feb 24, 2020

Ascent to peak fitness

Indoor climbing benefits, body, mind and soul

  • Feb 19, 2020

Feds roll out education, call for self-reporting to prevent coronavirus outbreak

Some countries such as the Philippines have installed thermal scanners in their airports

Saskatchewan lab joins global effort to develop coronavirus vaccine

The deadly virus, linked to central Chinese city of Wuhan, has been connected to 26 deaths

Here’s what Canada is doing to stop the coronavirus from getting in

Health officials are monitoring multiple possible cases in Canada

VIDEO: WHO says China virus not global health emergency

The decision came after Chinese authorities moved to lock down three cities on Thursday

One person in Vancouver being monitored for coronavirus, feds say

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said five or six people are being monitored in Canada

New nasal spray launched in Canada to combat hypoglycemic shock in diabetics

Baqsimi is a nasal spray contains three milligrams of glucagon

Improving the standard of care through brachytherapy

BC Cancer Foundation donors have played a significant role in advancing brachytherapy research

  • Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Ana Teresa Armas Enriquez advocates for women’s health

Women’s Vita medical clinic allows doctor’s true identity to shine

  • Sep 20, 2019

Red shoes help raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Bus ads and Sept. 9 awareness day remind parents ‘alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix’

Doctor shortage frustrating south Island residents

Sidney man relates his struggles trying to get care at local walk-in clinics

Give Me Strength, Give Me Pilates

Instructor Melanie O’Connor caters to a variety of ages and skill levels in her Brentwood Bay studio

  • Mar 4, 2019

Mead For The Ages

Honey wine is the world’s oldest alcoholic drink

  • Nov 22, 2018

Greater Victoria has longer life expectancy than national average

National statistics say Victorians are likely to live to 83

Energizing with Iyengar Yoga

Inverted postures in yoga class offer a new perspective

  • Sep 5, 2018