British Columbia

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

PODCAST: Jagmeet Singh talks healthcare in one-on-one interview

TODAY IN B.C.: National NDP Leader is holding roundtable discussions in B.C.

 

Thursday (Jan. 17) Minister Anna Kang (right) toured the city with Mayor Colleen Jones (middle) and Trail councillors Bev Benson, Paul Butler, Nick Cashol, Thea Hanson, Terry Martin, and Doug Wilson. Photo: City of Trail/Instagram

Minister tours city with Trail council; update on shelter

Career Development Services is an agency governed by Trail Association for Community Living

 

Saanich councillor Teale Phelps Bondaroff is pushing to make higher-income earners pay more for traffic violations. (Black Press Media file photo)

Make ‘ultra-wealthy’ speeders pay bigger fines: B.C. official

District of Saanich councillor wants fines to work as a proper deterrant, no matter people’s means

 

Jeff Hummel’s company Rockfish Inc. has been granted salvage rights by U.S. Courts to the SS Pacific. (Submitted)

PODCAST: SS Pacific shipwreck from the B.C. gold rush found off Washington State

TODAY IN B.C.: Steamer sank claiming over 300 lives with gold aboard

Jeff Hummel’s company Rockfish Inc. has been granted salvage rights by U.S. Courts to the SS Pacific. (Submitted)
Kathy Yuen drills into the importance of keeping the communication channels open for the success of your home building project. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: What’s the Drill? Home Building Communication Strategies

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Kathy Yuen drills into the importance of keeping the communication channels open for the success of your home building project. (HAVAN photo)
Pindy Janda, Vice President of the B.C. Pharmacy Association. (BC Pharmacy Association photo)

PODCAST: Shortages of children and adult medicines across B.C.

TODAY IN B.C.: Pharmacy Association offers insights and solutions

Pindy Janda, Vice President of the B.C. Pharmacy Association. (BC Pharmacy Association photo)
Graeme Huguet, owner of My House Design/Build Team. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The pre-construction planning stage

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Graeme Huguet, owner of My House Design/Build Team. (HAVAN photo)
Jess Moskaluke. (Facebook photo)

PODCAST.: Canadian singer Jess Moskaluke reaches 100 million streams

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer had stops in B.C. on first national tour as headliner

Jess Moskaluke. (Facebook photo)
The Jan. 1 data from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows snow levels below normal in much of the province, with the exception of the Okanagan and Boundary regions. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)

Low snow measurements recorded in much of B.C.

Okanagan and Boundary regions are exceptions according to latest provincial statistics

The Jan. 1 data from the B.C. River Forecast Centre shows snow levels below normal in much of the province, with the exception of the Okanagan and Boundary regions. (B.C. River Forecast Centre image)
Sarah Gallop, founder of Sarah Gallop Design Inc. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The pre-construction planning stage

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Sarah Gallop, founder of Sarah Gallop Design Inc. (HAVAN photo)
BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

First in Canada cancer radiation machine in Kelowna

The machine uses artificial intelligence and makes the planning process exponentially faster

BC Cancer Kelowna has technology that’s the first of its kind in Canada, an adaptive radiation machine that makes the planning process faster. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)

PODCAST: Elizabeth May back as Green Party of Canada leader

TODAY IN B.C.: A chat with the author, politician, environmentalist, activist and lawyer

Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada. (Facebook photo)
Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Framed! Interior Design Planning

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Ami McKay, President and Principal Designer at Pure Design. (HAVAN photo)
“All of our chromosomes have marks that are indicative of whether the chromosome came from our mother or our father,” explains Dr. Louis Lefebvre, associate professor of medical genetics at UBC and co-author of the paper. “The challenge is that over the three billion base pairs that represent our genome, only approximately 190 tiny regions contain these parental marks.” Photo: Unsplash

BC Cancer researchers develop an improved hereditary cancer test

The research is published in Cell Genomics

“All of our chromosomes have marks that are indicative of whether the chromosome came from our mother or our father,” explains Dr. Louis Lefebvre, associate professor of medical genetics at UBC and co-author of the paper. “The challenge is that over the three billion base pairs that represent our genome, only approximately 190 tiny regions contain these parental marks.” Photo: Unsplash
Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.

Report reinforces need to scale up seniors’ services in B.C.

ER visits per 1,000 seniors (65+) has fallen 10% and hospitalization rates have fallen 6 %

Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.
Science journalist Bob McDonald. (Supplied photo)

PODCAST: ‘The future is now’, says science journalist Bob McDonald

TODAY IN B.C.: Solving the climate crisis with today’s technologies explored in new book

Science journalist Bob McDonald. (Supplied photo)
Doug Langford of JDL Homes. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: The High Life: High Performance Homes

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Doug Langford of JDL Homes. (HAVAN photo)
Pacific white sided dolphins swim the waters of Queen Charlotte Strait, along the northeast coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia in this August 2018 handout image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of British Columbia-Andrew Trites
Pacific white sided dolphins swim the waters of Queen Charlotte Strait, along the northeast coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia in this August 2018 handout image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of British Columbia-Andrew Trites
The province reports most surgeries postponed due to COVID, have now been completed. Photo: Unsplash

Province of BC releases surgical volume numbers

Minister says British Columbians can help keep the pressure off hospitals

The province reports most surgeries postponed due to COVID, have now been completed. Photo: Unsplash
The Barra MacNeils. (barramacneils.com)

PODCAST.: The Barra MacNeils are Canada’s Celtic Ambassadors

TODAY IN B.C.: Christmas concert tour began on Vancouver Island, spanned nation

The Barra MacNeils. (barramacneils.com)