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    The Silent Genomes project: filling in the blanks of Indigenous medical history through DNA research

    The Silent Genomes project: filling in the blanks of Indigenous medical history through DNA research


    A UBC program is working to bridge Canada’s gap in medical care for Indigenous communities after receiving $10.4 million in funding to research genome sequencing and help produce more targeted...

    A UBC program is working to bridge Canada’s gap in medical care for Indigenous communities after receiving $10.4 million in funding to research genome sequencing and help produce more targeted medicine.

    Reconciliation in mining: It's all about relationships, says Chief Robert Joseph

    Reconciliation in mining: It's all about relationships, says Chief Robert Joseph


    If mining companies in Canada want to do their part in reconciling with Indigenous people, they need to focus on relationships, said Chief Dr. Robert Joseph in a sold-out...

    If mining companies in Canada want to do their part in reconciling with Indigenous people, they need to focus on relationships, said Chief Dr. Robert Joseph in a sold-out address.

    Gusty winds, pilot error led to 2016 seaplane crash in Northern B.C.

    Gusty winds, pilot error led to 2016 seaplane crash in Northern B.C.


    The pilot's attempt to land in gusty crosswind conditions led to the hard landing of a float plane that seriously injured one person on British Columbia's north coast in May...

    The pilot's attempt to land in gusty crosswind conditions led to the hard landing of a float plane that seriously injured one person on British Columbia's north coast in May 2016.

    TransLink launches hands-free access system for people with disabilities

    TransLink launches hands-free access system for people with disabilities


    Transit users who aren’t physically able to tap a Compass Card at fare gates will soon be able to use a radio-frequency identification...

    Transit users who aren’t physically able to tap a Compass Card at fare gates will soon be able to use a radio-frequency identification card.

    B.C. RCMP ask parents to talk to kids after 'sextortion' reports in Fort St. John

    B.C. RCMP ask parents to talk to kids after 'sextortion' reports in Fort St. John


    RCMP in Fort St. John, B.C. say local teenagers may have been victims of 'sextortion', in which they are being threatened with the release of 'intimate photos' of themselves, either publicly or to a third...

    RCMP in Fort St. John, B.C. say local teenagers may have been victims of 'sextortion', in which they are being threatened with the release of 'intimate photos' of themselves, either publicly or to a third party.

    10 Safeway stores to close in B.C.'s Lower Mainland

    10 Safeway stores to close in B.C.'s Lower Mainland


    Ten Safeway stores are slated for closure in B.C.'s Lower Mainland due to falling sales and changing customer demand, says...

    Ten Safeway stores are slated for closure in B.C.'s Lower Mainland due to falling sales and changing customer demand, says owner.

    'Bring it on': pop-up cannabis vendors defy Vancouver police crackdown

    'Bring it on': pop-up cannabis vendors defy Vancouver police crackdown


    Cannabis vendors have returned to Robson Square despite a police raid Sunday night that resulted in arrests and the seizure of...

    Cannabis vendors have returned to Robson Square despite a police raid Sunday night that resulted in arrests and the seizure of products.

    UVic professor pens illustrated history of Canadian drug policies

    UVic professor pens illustrated history of Canadian drug policies


    A new book looks at the history of Canadian drug prohibition, tracing how policies made decades ago relate to today’s...

    A new book looks at the history of Canadian drug prohibition, tracing how policies made decades ago relate to today’s issues.

    Dashcam video shows suspected vehicle involved in Burnaby hit and run

    Dashcam video shows suspected vehicle involved in Burnaby hit and run


    A pedestrian was struck on Saturday on 7200 block of Cariboo Road; driver of a vehicle believed to be a black Dodge Charger failed to remain on scene, according to...

    A pedestrian was struck on Saturday on 7200 block of Cariboo Road; driver of a vehicle believed to be a black Dodge Charger failed to remain on scene, according to police.

    RCMP and CP police begin joint investigation into fiery train crash

    RCMP and CP police begin joint investigation into fiery train crash


    Coquitlam RCMP said there are no 'obvious indicators of criminality,' after a train collided with a tanker truck at a Port Coquitlam rail yard Monday...

    Coquitlam RCMP said there are no 'obvious indicators of criminality,' after a train collided with a tanker truck at a Port Coquitlam rail yard Monday night.

    New bike-sharing service rolling out in Lower Mainland

    New bike-sharing service rolling out in Lower Mainland


    A new bike-sharing service is coming to the Lower Mainland, with U-bicycle Canada opening a Vancouver office on...

    A new bike-sharing service is coming to the Lower Mainland, with U-bicycle Canada opening a Vancouver office on Tuesday.

    B.C. minister promises review of alert system after patchwork of tsunami warnings

    B.C. minister promises review of alert system after patchwork of tsunami warnings


    Depending on where you live in B.C. you could have heard about Tuesday's tsunami threat in several different ways. But why wasn't there a single message from a single...

    Depending on where you live in B.C. you could have heard about Tuesday's tsunami threat in several different ways. But why wasn't there a single message from a single source?