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Insite, Vancouver's supervised injection site

Vancouver's supervised-injection site sees unusually high number of overdoses

Workers at Vancouver's supervised-injection site have been faced with a higher-than-normal number of drug overdoses this week. A spokeswoman with Vancouver Coastal Health Authority says it's unclear...
Laboratory rat, Wikipedia

B.C. study says rats remain slackers even when given medicinal part of marijuana

Apparent laziness caused by the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana persists even when the same amount of pot's medicinal component is added, a new study suggests. Lead author Mason Silveira, a...
Bear Creek wildfire, near West Kelowna, August 2016

Evacuation remains in effect around Bear Creek wildfire near West Kelowna, B.C.

Visitors forced to flee from a campsite in B.C.'s Okanagan Valley ahead of a raging wildfire on Sunday night will have a chance to retrieve abandoned items. The Central Okanagan Regional District...
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Royals to visit Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse during Canadian visit

More details have been released about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming visit to Canada. Kensington Palace tweeted Monday morning that Prince William and his wife, Kate, will visit...
West Kelowna wildfire, 2014 file photo

Evacuation order, alert issued as wildfire flares north of West Kelowna, B.C.

Cooler weather was expected to help British Columbia crews battling a wildfire that has forced the evacuation of dozens of properties above the northwestern shore of Okanagan Lake. The Bear Creek...

B.C. campers urged to take care with campfires as heat hikes fire danger

Strong winds and high temperatures are forecast across much of British Columbia this weekend, and the BC Wildfire Service says that could increase fire activity. A release from the wildfire service...
Royal python

Cagey reptile refuses to be lured from storm drain in Victoria, B.C.

Something sinister is slithering below the streets of Victoria. Staff in the British Columbia capital were using a remote camera to investigate reports of a sinkhole near the downtown core when they...

Renowned B.C. garden ejects U.S. couple for dressing in Victorian-era garb

They were told the period clothing was forbidden.
Black bear spotted near Conklin, Alberta

Girl, 10 critically injured in Port Coquitlam, B.C. black bear attack

A 10-year old B.C. girl is in hospital after being attacked by a female black bear in Port Coquitlam, just east of Vancouver. A spokeswoman for the B.C. Ambulance Service described the child's...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales volume down 1.3% in July

The Canadian Real Estate Association says July marked the third consecutive month of fewer housing sales. The association says the number of transactions fell 1.3 per cent nationally between June and...