UBCO program increases drug checking availability in Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon

Calls for potential overdoses in B.C. spiked in 2020, especially in the Okanagan - Shuswap. Pictured above is a BCEHS re-enactment of paramedics attending an overdose. (BCHES photo)
January 2021 data shows of 95 opioid samples tested across Interior Health, 93 contained fentanyl
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Sugar Lake Properties - Cabins Now Available!

Man arrested for failing to comply with Vernon hospital mask mandate

Ice climbers spotted off Vernon highway

Cougar caught on camera in Coldstream

 

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January 15, 2021 - Father and son, Gordon (Left) and Chris Denford, owners of Berwick Retirement Communities, outside their Victoria offices.  Don Denton photo

Denford Family Matters

Father-and-son team create Berwick resort-style retirement residences

    Photos courtesy Scandinave Spa and Tourism Whistler

    Soaking in the senses

    Outdoor spa adds to Whistler travel experience

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