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B.C. to announce plan for access to diabetes drug Ozempic, hyped for weight loss

B.C. to announce plan for access to diabetes drug Ozempic, hyped for weight loss

Adrian Dix says the province is taking action after thousands of prescriptions for the much-hyped drug were found to be going to Americans
B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government introduced legislation Monday that looks to ensure family custody battles over animals can become more pet-friendly. The important role pets play in families will now be considered in amendments to B.C.
Grocery money, clean tech tax breaks expected in federal budget Tuesday

Grocery money, clean tech tax breaks expected in federal budget Tuesday

Canada's most recent Food Price Report predicted grocery bills for a family of four will be about $1,065 more this year.
B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

B.C. plans family law changes to decide who gets the pets when couples split

The important role pets play in families who are separating is being addressed in proposed amendments to British Columbia's Family Law Act. Attorney General Niki Sharma says amendments she introduced in B.C.
Millennials dominate insolvencies as credit card, student loan, CERB tax debts add up

Millennials dominate insolvencies as credit card, student loan, CERB tax debts add up

Insolvency trustee Doug Hoyes encounters a lot of Canadians with money troubles, but he's become particularly sympathetic to the plight of young people who find themselves financially underwater.
B.C.’s latest LNG approval sends mixed messages about commitments to climate and Indigenous rights

B.C.’s latest LNG approval sends mixed messages about commitments to climate and Indigenous rights

In Smithers, B.C., Sundays are shift-change days. The grocery store parking lots fill with work trucks bearing bumper stickers that proclaim love for Canadian pipelines.
32 years after Michael Dunahee disappeared, run keeps hope alive

32 years after Michael Dunahee disappeared, run keeps hope alive

More than 150 people are expected to participate in the Michael Dunahee Keep the Hope Alive five-kilometre walk/run on Sunday.
Restaurants and bars brace for biggest alcohol tax jump in 40 years

Restaurants and bars brace for biggest alcohol tax jump in 40 years

BC Liquor Distribution Branch says it’s not possible to confirm what level of price increase consumers may or may not see.
Inflation fuels corporate drive to reduce food waste

Inflation fuels corporate drive to reduce food waste

Data, technology, creativity helping address the 15 tonnes of food wasted daily in Metro Vancouver.
Food theft, food bank demand increasing with food inflation

Food theft, food bank demand increasing with food inflation

B.C.'s food banks growing into ever-bigger businesses as inflation erodes purchasing power.