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Mount Polley mine disaster: 3 years later concerns still remain

Three years after the Mount Polley mine disaster, there are still concerns over the adequacy of regulation and oversight in the mining industry.

'We've been waiting for this for a long time': B.C. to fund HIV-prevention drug

Starting Jan. 1, people with a high risk of HIV infection in B.C. will be able to access pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP, at no cost. The treatment was developed in B.C., but its high cost made it inaccessible to many.

Fraser Health urges public to 'start the conversation' on drug abuse

A new campaign form Fraser Health is encouraging people, with videos and guides, to talk to their their loved ones about substance abuse.

Vancouver man visits 30 mosques in 30 days

A Vancouver man has celebrated the 30 days of Ramadan by visiting 30 mosques across Metro Vancouver.

UBC student maps the sounds of Vancouver's Chinatown

The project documents the dynamic neighbourhood through audio storytelling.

Artists fight stigma at Breastfeeding Art Expo in Kelowna, B.C.

The Breastfeeding Art Expo kicking off in Kelowna, B.C. will feature more than 80 artworks that raise awareness about breastfeeding.

Demand for mental health care growing at Canadian universities

A recent investigation shows that demand for mental health care at UBC and universities across Canada is growing, but some students say universities services aren't enough.

Ucluelet First Nation adopts living wage policy

Ucluelet (Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ) First Nation has become the second First Nation in Canada to implement a "living wage," or a wage intended to cover the basic costs of living.

'Steady stream of garbage' left at Cultus Lake after long weekend

Popular outdoor attractions in BC are being left covered in trash by campers.

Downtown Eastside women find sisterhood talking about menstrual cycles

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside can be a grim place for women, with high rates of trafficking and street violence. But every other Wednesday, a group of women are learning to honour their bodies, by reviving Indigenous teachings about “moon time”, women’s lodges and the medicine wheel.