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Promised SFU medical school still years from opening despite doctor shortage

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 health care.When Sharman Minus had a heart attack in early 2020, she hadn't had a family doctor in two years.The 69-year-old Victoria retiree...

Highway 1 re-opens 3 days after mudslide northeast of Lytton, B.C.

Highway 1 has re-opened to traffic after being closed for three days without a local detour, after a mudslide swept across the route between Lytton...

Higher salmon returns celebrated upstream of 2019 Big Bar rockslide north of Lillooet, B.C.

First Nations are cautiously celebrating upstream of a 2019 landslide that dealt a devastating blow to salmon populations reaching the Upper Fraser River to spawn.This year, preliminary...

Small B.C. community ordered to evacuate from path of wildfire southwest of Penticton

Emergency officials have ordered all residents to evacuate from the B.C. community of Olalla, about 40 kilometres southwest of Penticton, due to the Keremeos Creek wildfire.The...

Dozens of firefighters douse three-alarm blaze in south Vancouver

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a south Vancouver blaze Wednesday evening that damaged three residential buildings, created a giant plume of black smoke visible from...

Vancouver Pride planners say pandemic brought lessons on improving access for all

This year's Vancouver Pride Parade might have looked a little different for some participants.The celebration's organizers said the event's return after a three-year hiatus due...

Formula E fan has 'no faith' in car race organizer, as city returns its $500K deposit for cancelled event

Vancouver is refunding the $500,000 deposit for a major international electric car race that was supposed to have happened earlier this month before organizers pulled...

United Church elects Carmen Lansdowne as 1st Indigenous woman to lead a religious denomination in Canada

A minister in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has become the first Indigenous woman to lead a religious denomination in Canada.On Saturday, the United Church of Canada...

Coast Salish advocate Kat Norris remembered as 'pillar of beauty, grace and strength'

Kat Norris, a tireless Coast Salish advocate and founder of the Indigenous Action Movement, has died at the age of 67, according to her family.A member...

Police watchdog investigates death of Williams Lake man after RCMP encounter

WARNING: This story contains distressing details.The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. is investigating an incident involving the RCMP in Williams Lake in which one...

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