The skeleton of an elasmosaurus is on display at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
The Overdose Prevention Society used to offer medicinal marijuana to opioid addicts until the middle of September, when their supply was seized by the police. According to research, people who used cannibis on a daily basis are 20 percent more likely to stay in treatement for six months.
The Tsleil-Waututh First Nation once harvested shellfish and salmon at Maplewoods Flats, but years of industrial use took a heavy toll on the area. The area is being restored by a joint partnership between the Port of Vancouver and the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation.
Advocates for tenants in BC are pleased to see that the British Columbian government has acted on a task force recommendation to slash the allowable rent increase for 2019. Since 2004 rent has risen at the rate of inflation plus an extra two per cent each year.
Teara Fraser is the first Indigenous woman in Canada to launch an airline on her own. She was born in remote Hay River in the Northwest Territories and plans to fly her airline to hard-to-reach Indigenous communities.
New funding will allow communities in British Columbia to bring home the remains of over 700 Indigenous ancestors. Currently, the remains are in the Royal BC Museum.
At least 40 percent of teachers have experienced physical, emotional, or verbal violence, according to a survey by the Canadian Federation of Teachers. Education assistants often face the most violence from students.
The Federal Court of Appeal is set to hear an appeal to overturn federal approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline extension.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will hold its election for national chief in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.