Josh Pagé

Producer, CBC Radio West

Multi-award winning journalist Josh Pagé produces CBC Radio West, the afternoon show for B.C.'s Interior and North. His career in print, television and radio spans Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

Latest from Josh Pagé

B.C.'s midsize cities look to hire more police officers in 2020

From Kelowna to Prince George to Terrace, municipal leaders are being asked to hire more RCMP to respond to rising public safety concerns, as well as bylaw officers to tackle problems associated with the province's addictions and housing crises.

Proposed hunting regulations reveal a bleak picture for some B.C. wildlife

Newly proposed hunting regulations put forward by the B.C. government reveal a bleak snapshot of several declining wild animal populations in the province.

Supreme Court rejects appeal to speed up challenge to assisted dying restriction

Canada's top court has rejected a B.C. woman's push to speed up a key assisted dying challenge.

Despite concerns, opioids remain legitimate pain medications, says Health Canada

In an email, Health Canada spokesperson Maryse Durette said opioids are legitimate medications that help alleviate pain, and a recall may not be needed.

Researchers push for ban on strongest drugs as opioid overdose crisis continues

A Toronto doctor and Halifax lawyer say it's time Canada's health minister takes power opioids away from doctors.

B.C. caribou herds stabilizing where wolves are culled, forest ministry says

A biologist who has studied caribou herds and predator management says the long-term survival of caribou may depend on the culls. But does the public have appetite for such actions?

A month into legalization, Alberta is blowing away B.C.'s claim as Canada's pot capital

Alberta has issued nearly 70 private retail licences, while British Columbia has issued just one to a public retailer and another to a private store.

First Nations chief insults premier and BC Hydro CEO over Site C

West Moberly First Nation Chief Roland Willson has lashed out at Premier Christy Clark and BC Hydro CEO Jessica McDonald in Facebook post. The West Moberly are one of two First Nations fighting the Site C dam project in federal court.

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