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TCT 2018: COAPT Prompts Round of Applause, Plus New Valve Insights (Dr. John Webb, SPH)

Sunday at TCT 2018 will be remembered as the day that COAPT results produced some whoops of surprise and spontaneous applause in the Main Arena. Full results of the trial are already live on TCTMD.

New acute tower with 229 beds to be built at New Westminster hospital (SPH)

On Saturday, the provincial government reaffirmed plans to provide Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster with a new acute tower.

Foundry celebrates 1 year

This week marks a full year since Foundry Kelowna opened its doors and in that time more than 1,500 youth have come looking for help.

Rezoning software submitted for brand spanking new St. Paul’s Hospital improvement

IBI Group, on behalf of Windfall Well being Care, has submitted a rezoning software to the Metropolis of Vancouver for the brand new St. Paul’s Hospital improvement destined for an 18.5-acre website in False Creek Flats.

Phase 2 of Royal Columbian Hospital revitalization will expand emergency, acute care (PHC)

To help meet the demands of a growing population, the British Columbia government is moving forward with the next phase of a massive expansion of Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) in New Westminster.

Rezoning application submitted for new St. Paul’s Hospital development

IBI Group, on behalf of Providence Health Care, has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Vancouver for the new St. Paul’s Hospital development destined for an 18.5-acre site in False Creek Flats.

1,500 youth have turned to Foundry Kelowna for help in the year since it opened (Foundry)

It’s been a busy and successful inaugural year for Foundry Kelowna.

Can cannabis help with opioid addiction? Let the evidence—not police—decide (M-J Milloy, BCCSU)

Last Friday, Sarah Blyth, director of the Overdose Prevention Society (OPS) in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, posted a video to social media showing officers from the Vancouver Police Department taking a small quantity of cannabis from a table in a local street market.

Could cannabis help keep people in B.C. on treatment for opioid addiction? (BCCSU)

One month until marijuana becomes legal across the country, first-of-its-kind research is suggesting that daily use of cannabis could be a strong help in helping British Columbians stay on track with their addiction treatment.

Police chief defends controversial marijuana seizure (BCCSU)

Vancouver’s police chief says while the department is well-aware of how opioids are taking a toll on the city’s streets, officers will always step in when people are “blatantly breaking the law.”

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