Wearing a mask on public transit
October 7, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant percentage of the population has experienced feelings of anxiety and depression. One poll by Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC) showed that two-in-ten Canadians have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or depression and overall, anxiety...

Pregnant woman receiving COVID vaccine
September 24, 2021

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a simple step you can take to protect yourself and others around you from the virus, and help BC return to a more normal way of life. While British Columbians are continuing to sign up for their first and second doses, to protect themselves and their...

A safe return to school
September 2, 2021

With September upon us, BC students will be returning to school and returning to full-time, in-person learning after temporarily spending part of last year learning remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many teachers, parents, and students welcome the return to the classroom and to...

Prescription drugs
August 16, 2021

While medications play an important role in treating various illnesses and diseases, it’s important that expired or unneeded medications are safely disposed of to ensure they aren’t accidentally used or intentionally misused.  

August is National Drug Drop Off Month in Canada, an...

Boy beating the heat wave
August 10, 2021

Environment Canada has issued yet another heat warning for much of southern BC as temperatures are expected to soar to the high 30s C and even low 40s C Wednesday through the weekend. They have also cautioned that there is expected to be little relief at night increasing the potential for heat-...