BC's worsening overdose crisis, graphed

By Snejana Vorona
Aug 12, 2020

The peripheral effects of COVID-19 have exacerbated an opioid crisis that, until recently, was trending downwards


How thousands of Canadian care home residents are being sedated with potentially deadly drugs

By Tori Marlan
Jul 19, 2020

In some senior's homes, up to half of all residents have been prescribed potentially dangerous anti-psychotics not for psychosis, but because it makes them easier to handle


Island Health Asks People to Stop Harassing Its Staff Over False Rumours Of A Racist Employee

By Sean Craig
Jun 11, 2020

Online mobbing spurred by a racist post from a woman who was falsely alleged to work for the health agency


How Victoria Is Preparing for Coronavirus

A lot of people are losing sleep to stop novel coronavirus from getting a beachhead in Canada. Here’s what they’re doing.


Nearly Half of Victoria Seven-Year-Olds Not Up-to-Date on Immunizations

Victoria and Salt Spring Island show rock-bottom rates of childhood vaccination