B.C. teen vaping plan coming within the month, says minister

Credit to Author: Rob Shaw| Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 23:23:43 +0000

There are roughly 90,000 businesses in B.C. currently selling e-cigarettes and vape products, including local corner stores, convenience stores and gas stations. They do not require a license, and health inspectors are stretched thin to catch anyone selling illegally to minors.

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Town Talk: Luncheon generates $700,000 for pancreatic cancer clinic

Credit to Author: Malcolm Parry| Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 18:00:20 +0000

The recent sixth-annual Hope Couture luncheon reportedly raised more than $700,000 to help the B.C. Cancer Foundation fund a pancreatic cancer rapid-access clinic.

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Travel for childbirth 'terrifying and traumatic' for Bella Coola moms

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 01:21:45 +0000

Since 2008, when Vancouver Coastal Health cut maternity services at Bella Coola General Hospital, pregnant women in the community must travel to Williams Lake a month before their due date.

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Town Talk: Netherlands dance troupe lures Ballet B.C.'s Emily Molnar

Credit to Author: Malcolm Parry| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 14:00:03 +0000

GOING DUTCH: Last year, Netherlands native Otto Tausk succeeded British-born Bramwell Tovey as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s music director. Then, as what the Dutch might call tit voor tat, Nederlands Dans Theater snagged Regina-born Ballet B.C.’s artistic director, Emily Molnar, to lead its 27- and 18-dancer companies. Former Ballet B.C. dancer Molnar has steered the once-moribund […]

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