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British Columbia invests in family doctors with new medical school at Simon Fraser University

Fraser (BC)/IBNS: With the new medical school at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia (BC) moving forward with funding for space and operations, as well as a proposed three-year curriculum model and a founding dean, more family doctors will be trained faster.

British Columbia's rural high-speed internet connectivity benefits people, economy: Report

Vancouver/IBNS: Connecting underserved rural and remote communities to high-speed internet brings significant economic benefits to people throughout British Columbia, a new report by BC Stats has found.

British Columbia local govts receive grants to speed up delivery of homes

Vancouver/IBNS: A grant reportedly to create more efficient development approvals processes to speed up delivery of homes would soon be available to thirty-eight local governments of British Columbia (BC).

British Columbia sets target date for Surrey police transition plan

Surrey/IBNS: British Columbia has set a target date for the Surrey police transition plan for the Surrey Police Service to assume policing and law enforcement in the city.

Canada: BC Indigenous drug-addicted youth to get detox services from Orca Lelum Youth Wellness Centre

Vancouver/CMEDIA: Indigenous youth struggling reportedly with drug addiction on Vancouver Island in British Columbia (BC) would soon be benefited by the Orca Lelum Youth Wellness Centre in Lantzville, the first-of-its-kind detox centres and treatment services.

British Columbia has lost more than 2500 lives in 2023 due to toxic drugs: Report

Vancouver/IBNS: Preliminary report released by the BC Coroners Service has confirmed that at least 2,511 people died in British Columbia in 2023 — the largest number of drug-related deaths ever reported to the agency — due to intake of toxic, unregulated drugs.

Canada: Helicopter crash in British Columbia claims lives of 3

Three people have died in a private helicopter crash in Canada's British Columbia, the Northern Escape Heli Skiing company that owns the aircraft said in a statement provided by the CTV news broadcaster.

Canada: British Columbia’s program PEERS to benefit more than 300 people at risk of homelessness

Vancouver/IBNS: British Columbia’s Pathways to Engagement and Employment Readiness (PEERS) program, aimed to provide opening alternate routes to employment for people at risk of homelessness, would benefit more than 300 people in the province, an official statement said.

Canada: Sikh teen assaulted in Kelowna, one person arrested

Police have arrested a person for allegedly assaulting a Sikh teen at a bus stop after an altercation with another teenager in Canada's British Columbia province recently.

Hindu temple in Canada's British Columbia desecrated with pro-Khalistani posters

A temple in Canada's British Columbia was on Saturday desecrated with anti-India and pro-Khalistan posters. The posters, a chilling reflection of extremist views, were audaciously put up on the temple’s front gate and rear wall.

Canada: British Columbia declares state of emergency for Stikine region

Vancouver/IBNS: A state of emergency for the unincorporated Stikine region was  declared by the province of British Columbia in response to the ongoing wildfire situation and expansion of campfire bans throughout the province.

British Columbia to experience drought conditions during summer, people urged to conserve water

Vancouver/IBNS: British Columbia will experience drought conditions through the summer months, a forecast has suggested and urged people, businesses across the province to conserve water.

Canadian man arrested for selling drugs from a mobile shop in Vancouver

British Columbia/IBNS: A 51-year-old man from Canada, identified as Jerry Martin, was arrested in British Columbia after opening a mobile shop to sell cocaine, heroin, and other dangerous substances.

Canada: Bus crash in British Columbia leaves 50 people injured

British Columbia: At least 53 people were injured as an intercity coach crashed in the British Columbia province of Canada, media reports said on Sunday.

British Columbia runners set Canadian course records at Boston Marathon

Boston/IBNS: Canadian course records were set on Monday by two runners from British Columbia (B.C.) at the Boston Marathon.