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British Columbia government to offer 24/7 mental health support to post-secondary students

The Province has selected Morneau Shepell to develop a free mental health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students throughout British Columbia.

‘World’s first’ fully-electric commercial flight takes off

An all-electric powered seaplane has taken flight in Vancouver, Canada, in what the operators describe as a "world first" for the aviation industry.

B.C.E. government to provide transgender surgery

The British Columbia government announced Friday it will provide reconstructive lower surgery for transgender people.

Canada’s British Columbia submits new rules to restrict oil shipments

The government of British Columbia has proposed new regulations restricting the transportation of oil through the western Canadian province in what is expected to be a major setback for a planned pipeline expansion project.

Sto:lo culture emerges in modern-day British Columbia

The first traces of people living in the Fraser Valley date from 8,000 to 10,000 years ago. The Stó:lō called this area, their traditional territory, S'ólh Téméxw. The early inhabitants of the area were highly mobile hunter-gatherers.