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BC Coroners Service Releases Latest OD Numbers

The numbers of those dying as as result of illicit drug use in British Columbia keeps on climbing. There were 80 suspected drug overdose deaths in BC in September and so far this year, 1103...

Investigation Into Helicopter Crash Near YBL Begins

An investigation is underway into the cause of helicopter crash that killed one and injured another near Campbell River. Staff Sargent with the Campbell River RCMP Troy Beauregard states a call came in around 5:00...

UPDATE: One Killed In Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crash near Campbell River has killed one and hospitalized another. Emergency crews, including the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, responded to reports of a downed helicopter in a heavily wooded area, north west of...

Coroners Service releases May overdose numbers

The BC Coroners Service has released the stats on drug overdose deaths for the month of May. Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe says 129 people died, an average of over 4 a day. She says current...

Chief Coroner Says Overdose Crisis Is Getting Worse

The BC Coroners Service has released the numbers on illicit drug deaths in April. 136 people died from illicit drug overdoses - almost double the number from April of last year. Chief Coroner...

Death of Courtenay Student Shocks The Valley

Students and staff at Georges P. Vanier Secondary School in Courtenay continue to mourn after the death of a Grade 11 student. Sara Manitoski passed away in her sleep earlier this week while on...

Province Raising Awareness on Domestic Violence

The BC Coroners Service has released a report and recommendations of a Panel that looked into deaths caused by domestic violence. The panel found that few victims of intimate partner violence tell anyone what is...

Being safe on the roads

The BC Coroners Service is asking both drivers and pedestrians to keep an eye out for each other as the days get shorter. Coroner Barb McLintock says there were double the number of pedestrian...
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