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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 10:45 AM
Murdered women are eight times more likely than men to be killed by their spouse or romantic partner, according to new research from the BC Coroners Service.
Friday, March 9, 2012 11:30 AM
British Columbia has partnered with five other Canadian provinces to retain a national legal consortium to prosecute health-care cost-recovery claims against Canadian tobacco manufacturers.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 11:50 AM
The BC Coroners Service is urging all drivers and passengers in motor vehicles to use their seatbelts at all times.
Monday, January 16, 2012 1:50 PM
The BC Coroners Service is investigating another death potentially related to the use of ecstasy. On the night of Jan. 14, 2012, a 16-year-old boy from Langley was with others when he reportedly took ecstasy along with other pharmaceutical drugs.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 10:00 AM
The season for winter recreation in the backcountry is upon us, and the BC Coroners Service is encouraging all those going out to take special care to prevent deaths caused by avalanches.
Thursday, November 3, 2011 10:05 AM
The cases of five teenagers who committed suicide in the Comox Valley since 2009 share few similarities, an analysis by the BC Coroners Service has found.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 10:00 AM
Catherine Romanko has been appointed public guardian and trustee of British Columbia. The appointment was effective Oct. 10, 2011, for a six-year term. Romanko succeeds Jay Chalke, who served for 11 years.
Friday, July 29, 2011 8:00 AM
Shirley Bond, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is urging motorists to drive defensively, stay alert and avoid drinking and driving this B.C. Day long weekend.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 9:00 AM
There have been more sudden infant deaths in British Columbia in the first half of 2011 than for all of 2010.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:00 AM
Federal representatives today commended B.C.'s Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons (OCTIP), on the launch of a training curriculum aimed at enhancing the ability of first responders and service providers to identify, assist and protect victims of human trafficking in British Columbia.