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2 workers dead after incident at Vancouver company's gold mine in Ghana

A Vancouver-based gold mining company is reporting the deaths of two contractors at its operation in the West African country of Ghana.On Monday, Galiano Gold...

Vancouver proposes $2.8 million grant to expand program pairing police with mental health nurses

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim announced a proposed $2.8 million grant for Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) to hire 58 mental health nurses this year to "bolster...

Black Indigenous women shed light on intertwining histories during Black History Month

McCarthy was raised in Tacoma, Wash., by her late father, who was Black. He was born and raised in Charlotte, N.C.Her grandmother, meanwhile, is from...

Staffing challenges could force temporary ER closures in northern Haida Gwaii

This story is part of Situation Critical, a series from CBC British Columbia reporting on the barriers people in this province face in accessing timely and appropriate...

Strong wind warnings issued for Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island

British ColumbiaA windstorm is expected to wallop certain areas of Metro Vancouver starting Friday afternoon, according to warnings issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada.Social...

Charges approved in catastrophic 2016 White Rock, B.C., fire

Arson charges have been laid against a 24-year-old man in connection with a devastating fire in White Rock, B.C., in 2016 that displaced dozens of people and caused millions of...

1 dead, another in hospital after two commercial vehicles collide in McLure, B.C.

B.C. RCMP say one driver was killed and another was brought to hospital after an early afternoon collision between two commercial vehicles on Highway 5...

B.C. announces $2M in funding to expand paramedic training programs

British Columbia has announced approximately $2 million in funding to expand paramedic training programs. The funding will go toward more than 100 participants in the Justice Institute of...

'I felt like a unicorn': British Columbians reflect on being Black in the Lower Mainland

Growing up in Coquitlam in the late 80s, Adel Gamar didn't see many people who looked like him.He says coming across another Black person was...

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, ousted from Alberta, moves to job with B.C. public health leaders

The former chief medical officer removed from her post in Alberta has taken a new job with B.C.'s public health leadership team, the westernmost province...

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