A report cited concerns about insufficient staffing and lack of cleanliness
Expected to begin service by spring 2020
Six players from Victoria contracted the illness within 24 hours
There are 92 confirmed cases in six provinces across Canada
Through a new partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
Lexi Townsin would have turned 7-years-old next week
“Supply is not meeting demand,” says the Canadian Institute for Health Information
Drug overdose deaths are on the decline but the risks remain high, says BC Coroners Service
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To provide more same-day appointments and access to ongoing primary care
Everyday over 1,257 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and an estimated 1,184 of them will die.
They also intend to raise the PST on vape products from 7% to 20%
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Parents and guardians have been advised to watch for symptoms
Through the Victoria Foundation and Green Shield Canada
And more are expected to come to light as investigations continue
At Selkirk Place in Victoria and Nanaimo Seniors Village
It was installed in August and is now ready for patients
For families and pregnant women who need a place to stay while accessing adjacent North Island Hospital
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Other issues include shortage of doctors and nurses, and inadequate resources and facilities
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Last week, Beaver Lake was closed due to a blue-green algae bloom
Around 4.9 million Canadians have reported using cannabis between mid-May to mid-June, 2019.
Last week, a teenage girl from Langford passed away from an alleged overdose.
It’s the first of its kind on Vancouver Island.
More than double the usual amount of overdoses occurred last week.
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“If you are gay, you do not need to be fixed. If you are trans, you are accepted here in B.C.”
There were over 11,264 scans made in Nanaimo last year.
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1,900 Island residents had to travel to Vancouver for their scans last year.
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The centre will have private rooms, garden views, pull-out beds for family members, and more.
Over 1,300 families are expected to benefit from the funding.
Despite this, there has been a decrease in suicides across the province.
It is the federal government’s largest single investment into Indigenous health ever.
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Health officials are “cautiously optimistic” about the future.
“Period poverty creates barriers and stigma, and leaves people isolated.”
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Know the signs of an overdose and what to do if you see one occurring.
The Canadian Cancer Society is calling for the government to increase regulations.
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Overdoses remain the leading cause of preventable deaths in BC
They want to incorporate police into provincial mental health and addiction strategies.