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by Contributor on Thursday Jul 28 2016

British Columbia is experiencing an unprecedented rise in overdoses.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 27 2016

UBC researchers have determined that certain facial features, not the expression, influence whether people think someone is trustworthy.

UBC psychology professor Stephen Porter, who teaches psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, and PhD student Alysha Baker, recently completed two studies determining that people often make judgments of trustworthiness based solely on the face.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 13 2016

Updated statistics from the BC Coroners Service show the number of illicit drug overdose deaths among B.C. residents has increased.

The total number of overdose deaths for June 2016 was 56, an increase from 43 in May 2016. A total of 371 overdose deaths have been reported from January to June 2016.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 05 2016

Ready to go wild with your camera? The BC SPCA’s eighth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, featuring a new platform and a brand-new look, is now open for entries.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 29 2016

There appears to be no turning back on a potential disruption to mail delivery after Canada Post CEO Deepak Chopra officially rejected a letter from postal workers asking him to extend the July 2 deadline for a lockout by a period of two weeks.

by Trail Champion on Monday Jun 27 2016

On March 16, 2013 a Missing Person’s investigation was opened by Mission RCMP after 18-year-old Rachel Pernosky could not be located by family and friends. Her disappearance was out of character and caused great concern for her family.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 16 2016

British Columbians can unload old guns, ammunition - any unwanted firearms or weapons - and ensure they never end up in the hands of criminals during a provincewide amnesty Oct. 1-31, 2016.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 08 2016

Health Minister Terry Lake and Attorney General Suzanne Anton released the following statement yesterday on medical assistance in dying:

by Contributor on Thursday May 19 2016

Auditor General of British Columbia Carol Bellringer issued her latest audit May 17: Access to Adult Tertiary Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

by Contributor on Friday May 13 2016

The BC Coroners Service has posted the most recent statistics on illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C. to its website.

The total number of illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C. to April 30, 2016, is 256. This represents an increase of 88.2 per cent from the 136 deaths that occurred in the same period last year.

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