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Woman confronts mental illness stigma after friend’s suicide

September 10, 2013
Woman confronts mental illness stigma after friend’s suicide

A Richmond woman founded an organization that battles stigma against mental illness after a tragedy in her community. But critics say a funding cut to the organization highlights how culturally sensitive mental health services struggle in B.C. CBC | British Columbia News

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Family members of slain B.C. senior don’t blame 95-year-old suspect

August 27, 2013

The son of patient Bill May said the incident was a tragedy for all involved, but questioned whether provincial government and health officials have done all they could globeandmail – British Columbia

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Vernon special-care patient faces murder charge

August 21, 2013

Crown still determining how to proceed in prosecuting tragedy at Vernon home for those with dementia globeandmail – British Columbia

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Tragedy on Stanley Park Causeway sparks plan to upgrade safety for cyclists and pedestrians

July 24, 2013

The B.C. government will upgrade the Stanley Park Causeway to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians, Minister of Transportation Todd Stone said Tuesday. The Province – News / Vancouver

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Coroner praised for use of social media in Cory Monteith report

July 17, 2013
Coroner praised for use of social media in Cory Monteith report

Reaction to the toxicology report for Canadian actor Cory Monteith has been solemn for the most part, but amidst the tragedy many have stopped to take notice of how effectively the BC Coroner’s service handled the situation online. CBC | British Columbia News

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