Status of deadly rabbit virus that hit Nanaimo unclear
16 hours ago
By Ian Holmes NANAIMO — B.C.'s chief veterinarian is perplexed by the abrupt end to reports of mass casualties among feral rabbits in Nanaimo and other areas of the south coast. Dr. Jane Pritchard, chief veterinary officer with the province's...
Fewer than half of ballots returned so far in B.C.'s electoral reform referendum
Dec 08, 2018
By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — An advocate for maintaining British Columbia's electoral system as it is questions whether residents really care about reform, given voter turnout figures released on the final day of the referendum campaign. Elections BC said it had received...
Carbon monoxide poisonings in B.C. prompt warning about detectors
Dec 07, 2018
By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — A senior paramedic in British Columbia is encouraging homeowners to buy carbon monoxide detectors and inspect their appliances following a spike in poisonings in the past week. Leon Baranowski, paramedic practice leader with B.C....