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VIDEO: Pink Shirt Day B.C.

  •  updated Feb 22, 2017 at 5:06 PM

Watch Pink Shirt Day as seen across British Columbia

Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget

  • Burnaby updated Feb 22, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Welfare rates, MSP cuts and $10-a-day childcare were on the table

B.C. BUDGET: Top 10 things to know

  • B.C.  updated Feb 21, 2017 at 3:27 PM

The 2017/18 B.C. budget bring cuts to MSP premiums, a proposed PST break for business, and increases in public education funding.

BC BUDGET: Opposition pans MSP reduction plan

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM

NDP leader John Horgan not ready to announce his own plan to eliminate health premiums, Greens' Andrew Weaver wants it in income tax

BC BUDGET: PST relief proposed for business electricity bills

  • Victoria BC updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:58 PM

Sales tax on power bills not only hits business, it's also charged on hospitals, schools and municipalities

B.C. BUDGET: Medical premium cut by half promised

  • B.C.  updated Feb 21, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Medical Services Plan premiums to drop by half in 2018, Finance Minister Mike de Jong says

B.C. BUDGET: School funds added as BCTF talks continue

  • B.C. updated Feb 22, 2017 at 12:12 PM

Interim deal with the BCTF will be worth $320 million over three years

Kangaroos make pitch to NCJPC to save team

  •  posted Feb 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

The Quesnel Kangaroos were once again on the agenda at last week’s North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee meeting.

B.C. man convicted of promoting hate against Jews loses court fight

  • Quesnel updated Feb 21, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Roy Arthur Topham's lawyer argued in B.C. Supreme Court in Quesnel that his client's communication on his website was justified

B.C. unveils three-year mental health plan

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux says rise of young people with mental illness 'a troubling phenomenon'

Equipment fund latest top-up for schools

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Latest one-time fund is $29.4 million "student learning grant" for textbooks, equipment and supplies

Updated: Conservative leadership candidates debate in Langley (with videos)

  • Langley updated Feb 21, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Fraser Valley event organized by local associations after the region was left out of the national debate schedule

B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.

B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

B.C. forest recovery gets $150 million

  • B.C. posted Feb 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Forest Enhancement Society gets one-time grant to clean up forest fire fuel and plant trees around the province

B.C. to get $10-million boost to fight opioid crisis

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

The federal government announces $65 million across Canada in response to the opioid overdose crisis.

UPDATE: Overdose deaths down in January, but risk still ‘extreme’: coroner

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:20 PM

An average of seven people died every two days last month, according to the latest numbers.

B.C. government investigates PharmaNet data breach

  • B.C. updated Feb 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Prescription drug information of 7,500 people exposed in breaches at four doctors' offices, Health Minister Terry Lake says

Two arrested after short foot chase

  •  posted Feb 15, 2017 at 3:00 PM

In the early hours of Feb. 15, Quesnel RCMP received a complaint of a pickup truck being stolen from a business on Two Mile Flat.

VIDEO: Pre-election throne speech hints at tax cut

  • Victoria BC updated Feb 14, 2017 at 4:28 PM

Premier Christy Clark names David Emerson new US trade envoy, promises more addiction treatment beds

Costly Parkinson’s treatment to be covered for ‘small group’ of British Columbians

  • B.C. updated Feb 16, 2017 at 9:08 AM

Health Minister Terry Lake said ‘suitable patients’ will be identified as part of a pilot project.

B.C. public elementary schools show improvement: Fraser Institute

  • B.C. updated Feb 14, 2017 at 12:31 PM

Schools in Mission, Vancouver and Terrace showed marked improvement since 2011/2012

Gambling grant increase first in five years

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Communities Minister Peter Fassbender says larger capital projects only for additional $5 million from casinos and lotteries

Tax credit offered for volunteer searchers, firefighters

  • North Vancouver BC posted Feb 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM

BC Liberal budget includes credit of up to $150 a year for volunteers who put in at least 200 hours

FortisBC warns of fraudsters offering to inspect furnaces

  • B.C. posted Feb 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM

The utility says its staff do not solicit door-to-door.