Perry Kendall

B.C. Wants Routine HIV Tests For Adults

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Once labelled absurd, the idea of mass testing of adults for HIV and AIDS is now part of the routine in British Columbia, proving the provi...

B.C.'s Gambling Problem Doubles

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The number of severely addicted gamblers in British Columbia has more than doubled while the provincial government has taken in billions i...

B.C. First Nations Progress Threatened: Top Official

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Federal tough-on-crime legislation puts vulnerable First Nations' communities at risk and could be exacerbating a vicious cycle of poverty...

B.C. Nurses' Flu Shot Fight Intensifies

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Another round of fighting has erupted between British Columbia's nurses and its health officer after a U.K.-based, non-profit scientific g...

B.C. Nurses Object To Flu-Shot Policy

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Britsh Columbia nurses are raising concerns about new regulations requiring health-care workers to either get the flu shot or wear masks d...

Deadly Chemical Found In Ecstasy

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - All 16 deaths from ecstasy overdoses in British Columbia last year will be examined by the coroner's office to determine whether some were...