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B.C. mom didn’t want mentally ill son discharged, 9 days later he died

B.C. mom didn’t want mentally ill son discharged, 9 days later he died

Son dealt with severe mental health and addiction issues for a decade, couldn’t get the care he needed
‘There is no place like home’ Hospital at Home program expands to Vancouver

‘There is no place like home’ Hospital at Home program expands to Vancouver

Health Minister says program already improving quality of care for eligible patients elsewhere
Four-term Kelowna MP Werner Schmidt dead at 92

Four-term Kelowna MP Werner Schmidt dead at 92

Schmidt represented the Okanagan Centre, Kelowna, and Kelowna-Lake Country ridings from 1993 to 2006
Tiny communities in B.C.’s Chilcotin grappling with pain of drug poisonings

Tiny communities in B.C.’s Chilcotin grappling with pain of drug poisonings

Tsideldel, Xeni Gwet’in chiefs say residents are healing in the face of addiction
B.C. city asks province to stop making councillors decide their own pay

B.C. city asks province to stop making councillors decide their own pay

Plea for change comes after councillors criticized for giving themselves a raise this term
Two dogs killed woman in 2021 B.C. attack

Two dogs killed woman in 2021 B.C. attack

DNA samples confirm deadly attack on Ping Guo
Campbell River crisis team referrals second highest in the province

Campbell River crisis team referrals second highest in the province

Mental health concerns, poverty, housing top risk factors behind referrals
Vancouver Island outdoorsman named Ducks Unlimited’s B.C. volunteer of the year

Vancouver Island outdoorsman named Ducks Unlimited’s B.C. volunteer of the year

Parksville’s Darin Brown has been with DUC for 20 years
B.C Greens, B.C. United table anti-greenwashing, suicide-prevention bills

B.C Greens, B.C. United table anti-greenwashing, suicide-prevention bills

Tabled bills face uncertain but likely unsuccessful future with NDP controlling legislative agenda
Kelowna MLA blasts health minister over alleged illicit drug use in hospitals

Kelowna MLA blasts health minister over alleged illicit drug use in hospitals

Renee Merrifield says government’s “drug decriminalization experiment” putting nurses, patients at risk