The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the scarcity of resources in long-term care. But it has also revealed how staff are undervalued.
Even though Canadians and Americans living in the Pacific Northwest share the same earthquake risk, far more Canadians than American homeowners buy earthquake insurance. Why?
As more provinces legislate no-fault auto insurance, drivers should be told that the system places tight restrictions on their right to be heard in court and reduces benefits.
Removing trees killed by fires can have long-term consequences for wildlife.
DUDES Club, with a little help from Movember, has shown how a grassroots health and mental health initiative could be mobilized to work by, for and with Indigenous men.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.
The discovery of mated queen giant hornets in Washington state and B.C. means that new colonies are probably established, but decades of research may help halt the introduction in its tracks.
At current rates, the rattlesnake population in British Columbia could be severely depleted by 2060.
Unstable funding, social distancing and the likelihood that other countries won't be able to help — these all raise the potential of a nightmarish scenario.
Fracking in northeastern British Columbia has left behind tens of thousands of wells. Some of these are leaking — and could threaten the environment and the public's health.
The RCMP have long been responsible for violence against Indigenous people.
A public inquiry into money laundering underway in British Columbia holds out hope for reform, but the problems run deep.
The mainstream news media has been biased in its reporting and portrayal of Indigenous Peoples on stories about renewable energy projects. What and how can they do better?
Ancestral Indigenous songs often encode territorial responsibilities and rights, such as in relationship with 'lokiwey' (coastal clam gardens) on the Pacific Northwest Coast.
A study shows that when compared to lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, heterosexual youth report improved family relations over the same time period.
As new vaping-related lung diseases continue to be identified, jurisdictions around the world might want to take a look at new vaping regulations in British Columbia, Canada.
British Columbia recently introduced groundbreaking legislation to implement the rights of Indigenous Peoples. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of this historic achievement.
To make meaningful progress on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action, all provinces and territories should promptly follow B.C. and ban discriminatory 'birth alerts.'
Growing demand for large salt-water clams is leaving parts of the B.C. coast littered with plastic debris.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?