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Monday, December 19, 2016 9:35 AM
Updated statistics released today from the BC Coroners Service show the number of illicit drug overdose deaths increased throughout B.C. in November. Government and its partners have taken many significant steps to address the overdose crisis this month.
Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:00 AM
Christmas is a time of joy and festivity for many people, but it can also be a challenging time.
Friday, December 16, 2016 4:26 PM
Health Minister Terry Lake and Minister of Public Safety Mike Morris have issued the following statement on the overdose crisis:
Friday, December 16, 2016 2:15 PM
The Province today announced $100,000 to the Michael Cuccione Foundation to support childhood cancer research and new treatments.
Monday, December 12, 2016 2:43 PM
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Morris and Minister of Health Terry Lake, along with the co-chairs of the Joint Task Force on Overdose Response, Dr. Perry Kendall and Clayton Pecknold, issued the following joint statement in response to the federal announcement regarding a new Canadian drugs and substances strategy:
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:01 PM
Health Minister Terry Lake has taken an extraordinary measure to respond to the overdose crisis by enacting a ministerial order under the Health Emergency Services Act and Health Authorities Act to support the development of overdose prevention sites.
Monday, December 12, 2016 10:30 AM
Premier Christy Clark, MLA for Westside-Kelowna, joined the community to celebrate the launch of Foundry Kelowna, a new integrated youth-service centre.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 10:41 AM
In response to the increasing number of overdose-related deaths, the Province is opening additional health-care supports in partnership with health authorities and community partners. Supports include stationing the BC Mobile Medical Unit and setting up overdose prevention sites at overdose hot spots.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 8:00 AM
Will you be visiting a loved one in a health-care facility this winter? Remember to get your flu shot.
Monday, November 28, 2016 6:00 AM
In recognition of the upcoming World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, Health Minister Terry Lake has made the following statement: