Skidegate grows as other villages shrink or stay steady

!A view of Skidegate from the homebound ferry. - Archie Stocker Sr.
  •  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Between 2011 and 2016, the islands’ total population fell to 4,198 — a decline of nearly four per cent.


B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.


B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.


B.C. to get $10-million boost to fight opioid crisis

  • B.C.  updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:02 PM

The federal government announces $65 million across Canada in response to the opioid overdose crisis.


B.C. government investigates PharmaNet data breach

  • B.C. updated Feb 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Prescription drug information of 7,500 people exposed in breaches at four doctors' offices, Health Minister Terry Lake says


Will Skidegate Saints repeat for sixth straight championship?

  •  posted Feb 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM

All eyes will be on the Skidegate Saints in the senior men’s division, a team that will attempt to win its sixth straight title.

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Two Tory MPs call on Ottawa to stop illegal Canada-US border crossings

  • posted Feb 19, 2017 at 1:15 PM

Tory MPs call on Ottawa to stop border jumpers

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