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B.C. community without ambulance service for long weekend due to dispute

August 2, 2013

Departure of two paramedics leaves Stewart, B.C., with three staff covering hundreds of kilometres of territory globeandmail – British Columbia

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Bella Bella scrambles to bring in food after sole grocery store burns down

July 13, 2013

One day after a fire destroyed its lone grocery store, the remote B.C. community of Bella Bella is improving ways to rebuild. Marilyn Slett, chief councillor of the Heiltsuk First Nation, says the nearest grocery store big enough to sustain the community is an 11-hour ferry ride away. She says that means BC Ferries is [...]

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Pilgrims make annual trek to B.C. grave of First Nations woman revered as healer

July 8, 2013

Hundreds of pilgrims, some from as far as Ontario, gathered in the B.C. community of Lejac on the weekend for the annual Rose Prince pilgrimage. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Search for a new doctor for small B.C. community goes to the ends of the earth

April 17, 2013

For a year, Dr. Michal Smialowski searched high and low to find a doctor to replace him when he retires from his post in Tatla Lake, a tiny ranching community in the Chilcotin. And that’s where he finally found his man: at the bottom of the earth where the prospect now works at an isolated, [...]

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Trial date set for man accused of murdering 18-year-old Taylor Van Diest

April 17, 2013

A trial date has been set for next year for a man accused of murdering an 18-year-old woman in the small B.C. community of Armstrong 18 months ago. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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