Ashley Wadhwani

Number of medically assisted deaths in B.C. rise in first half of 2017

Across Canada, there have been 1,982 assisted deaths since it became legal

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IIOBC deployed to Abbotsford arrest, Surrey school lesson on being gay draws fire and more

B.C. teen’s death points to gaps in youth mental-health supports: rep

Report into in-care death calls for a more comprehensive continuum of youth mental health program

VIDEO: Kestrel chicks released into wild bring a happy end to wildfire season

Work crews on frontlines of worst wildlife season in B.C. history helped save two birds

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

B.C. announces funding for First Nations, Metis family agencies

Funding stems from Grand Chief Ed John’s 2016 report on Indigenous child welfare

UPDATED: 12-vehicle accident causes delays on Port Mann bridge

Two lanes eastbound and one westbound are blocked as emergency personnel clear up the accident.

Sears Canada seeks court approval to close more B.C. stores

Sears Canada says it will seek extension of stay period until November

143,000 First Nations to switch to tailored B.C. Pharmacare plan

FNHA clients who need prescription medications will have to provide their status card and care card

UPDATED: Police identify Vancouver double homicide victims

Bodies of a man and a woman in their 60s were found in a Marpole home Thursday

Province backs Metro Vancouver bid for new Amazon headquarters

Premier John Horgan announces $50,000 for a regional Metro Vancouver bid

Virtanen, Nilsson lead Canucks past Flames 3-1 in pre-season action

Vancouver win without Henrik, Daniel Sedin, Thomas Vanek, Bo Horvat, Alexander Edler and Markstrom

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Versace releases Vancouver Canucks logo look-alike, B.C. cities want to install photo radar and more

Two teens arrested, two at large after Langley home invasion

Police say the suspects were allegedly driving a vehicle they stole from the home

VIDEO: Rock climber dies after falling from B.C. mountain

Two men were climbing the Widowmaker route when the lead climber fell, ripping his fall-protection

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Luggage thief nabbed at YVR, rock climber dies after falling from North Vancouver mountain and more

Kinder Morgan warned to stop installing anti-spawning mats

National Energy Board is ordering the company to stop installing the mats until approved

Boys, 13, face potential charges for allegedly vandalizing Coquitlam school

Windows were smashed, and computers and vending machines were damaged

HPV vaccine to be made available to Grade 6 boys in B.C.

The vaccination is offered to Grade 6 girls, under the assumption boys would be indirectly protected

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Racism blamed for Chilliwack hospital discharge, Kent SAR recover body of Australian woman and more