The B.C. government should take its own steps to decriminalize illicit drug use to help stem surging overdose deaths instead of calling on the federal government to do it, say disillusioned advocates.Continue reading BC should take steps to DECRIMINALIZE illicit drug use
The 75-year-old volunteer extraordinaire says the formula for that kind of commitment is quite simple.
“My secret? Well, I think probably the biggest thing is a real genuine like for people,” Hagen said. “And, of course, wanting to help.”
Hagen received the Lifeline Volunteer Achievement Award from B.C.’s Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth on Wednesday in recognition of her exceptional contributions to emergency and disaster response.Continue reading Judy Hagen Lifeline Volunteer Achievement Award
Residents of coastal communities will no longer get to board ferries before tourists during the crowded summer season.Continue reading Island Residents Cannot Board Ferries Before Tourists
B.C. has declared a state of emergency to ensure a province wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the supply chain of essential goods and services.Continue reading COVID-19 hasn’t stopped this Quadra Island pharmacist from serving her community