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Cheaper generic drugs in B.C. April 1; prices to be 25% of brand names(2)

November 23, 2012
Cheaper generic drugs in B.C. April 1; prices to be 25% of brand names(2)

Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid says British Columbians will pay less for generic drugs starting April 1. Global TV BC News

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Plans for formation of an advocacy group

November 22, 2012
Plans for formation of an advocacy group

The families of British Columbians killed or seriously hurt by police are meeting this weekend with hopes of setting up an advocacy group for people like them. “I don’t think they should be investigating themselves and I mean, I think they should just go through the system like every other citizen does.” Al Wright’s son [...]

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Sleeping on the street for charity

November 17, 2012
Sleeping on the street for charity

Some high-profile British Columbians spent Thursday night in a Vancouver parking garage, bundled up in sleeping bags on cardboard mats. CBC | British Columbia News

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Legislative finance committee reaffirms goal to balance books next year

November 15, 2012

British Columbians want the Liberal government to keep its balanced budget promise, even if it means more belt-tightening, says the chairman of the legislature’s all-party finance committee. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. group asks Facebook to safeguard kids from online predators

November 15, 2012

A group of prominent British Columbians launched a campaign Wednesday calling on Facebook to introduce security measures to protect underage children from predators who troll the site looking for potential victims. The announcement came on the same day Facebook unveiled an anti-bullying initiative in partnership with Family Channel, PREVNet, Concerned Children’s Advertisers, Kids Help Phone, [...]

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