British Columbia

B.C. health officials issue overdose alert following seven deaths

By Canadian Press
January 27, 2018 - 4:40pm Updated: January 28, 2018 - 2:07am

KELOWNA, B.C. — Health officials are urging B.C. residents to take extra caution when using drugs, following a string of suspected overdose deaths.

Interior Health says the BC Coroners Service has reported seven suspected fatal overdoses in the region between Jan. 23 and 26.

A life of pie: B.C. woman bakes works of art, hopes to create a new industry

By Canadian Press
January 26, 2018 - 5:23am Updated: January 26, 2018 - 7:21am

VANCOUVER — Jessica Clark-Bojin remembers at one time having a reputation for her lack of cooking skills.

"I couldn't crack an egg. I was shooed out at family gatherings," says the Vancouver native, laughing. "I had no experience in a kitchen whatsoever."