A stressed nurse shared her experience attending to people in the ICU while anti-vaxxers across North America are protesting at hospitals.
Several out-of-control wildfires burning in other parts of province after heat wave A small B.C. village that endured the hottest temperatures ever recorded in Canada for days on end this week was engulfed in flames Wednesday night and residents were forced to flee, many without their belongings. Mayor Jan Polderman says he told everyone to leave Lytton, asContinue reading “Village of Lytton, B.C., evacuated as mayor says ‘the whole town is on fire’”
More than 230 deaths have been reported in British Columbia since Friday as a historic heat wave brought record-high temperatures, officials said Tuesday. The province’s chief coroner called it an “unprecedented time.” “Since the onset of the heat wave late last week, the BC Coroners Service has experienced a significant increase in deaths reported whereContinue reading “More than 230 deaths reported in British Columbia amid historic heat wave”
Intense. Prolonged. Record-breaking. Unprecedented. Abnormal. Dangerous. That’s how the National Weather Service described the historic heat wave hitting the Pacific Northwest, pushing daytime temperatures into the triple digits, disrupting Olympic qualifying events and breaking all-time high temperature records in places unaccustomed to such extreme heat. Portland, Ore., reached 112 degrees Fahrenheit Sunday, breaking the all-timeContinue reading “All-Time Records Fall As A Heat Wave Roasts The Northwest U.S.”
The former counsel to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls says it happened to girls as young as 9. A Vancouver lawyer has alleged that social workers in British Columbia have been forcing Indigenous children as young as 9 to have IUDs inserted by doctors. Breen Ouellette, who is MétisContinue reading “Social Workers Forced Indigenous Girls Under 10 to Get IUDs, Canadian Lawyer Alleges”
A man went on a stabbing spree inside and around a library Saturday, killing one woman and injuring six other people in North Vancouver, British Columbia, authorities said. Sgt. Frank Jang of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said a suspect was in custody. He said the man is in his 20s and has had interactionsContinue reading “1 dead, six injured in stabbing attack at Canadian library”