British Columbia

B.C. review board says man who killed kids a threat, but outings to be mulled

By Canadian Press
February 20, 2019 - 2:31pm Updated: February 20, 2019 - 5:23pm

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — The British Columbia Review Board has ruled that the man who killed his three children while severely mentally ill remains a threat to public safety, although it recommends Allan Schoenborn should be assessed for supervised outings within six months.

Drug users, advocates fear federal election may sideline safer opioids policy

By Canadian Press
February 14, 2019 - 1:00am Updated: February 14, 2019 - 12:07pm

VANCOUVER — The co-founder of a national group of parents whose children have died of overdoses fears the looming federal election will derail any policy changes that could make a safer supply of opioids a priority, even as the country's chief public health officer has promised to review such a p