Premier ‘astonished’ at B.C. agency’s declare it acquired Well being Canada approval to make and promote cocaine

UPDATE — March 3, 2023: Adastra Labs has retracted its authentic assertion, clarifying that it’s not permitted to promote coca leaf, psilocybin or cocaine to most of the people. Its licence solely permits it to promote to others who’re licensed to own the substances. British Columbia Premier David Eby mentioned Thursday that he’s “astonished” that Well being Canada has granted […]

Indigenous inmates want higher entry to psychological well being, substance use providers: B.C. auditor normal

The audit contains 4 suggestions to enhance inside reporting and oversight of psychological well being and substance use providers in B.C. correctional centres. (Ben Nelms/CBC – picture credit score) The Provincial Well being Providers Authority (PHSA) didn’t persistently present entry to psychological well being and substance use providers for Indigenous individuals in British Columbia correctional centres, […]

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, ousted from Alberta, strikes to job with B.C. public well being leaders

The previous chief medical officer faraway from her put up in Alberta has taken a brand new job with B.C.’s public well being management workforce, the westernmost province introduced Wednesday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, who turned the face of Alberta’s public well being response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will work as B.C.’s deputy provincial well being officer […]

Kelowna, B.C. dentist affords free providers to kids – Okanagan

Entry Dental Kelowna and native charity East Meets West teamed as much as provide kids two free dental clinics as a solution to promote wholesome oral hygiene and assist out dad and mom. “They’re getting all of the x-rays achieved if wanted, they’re getting the polishes achieved, they’re getting the cleansing achieved, they’re getting the […]