St. Paul’s Hospital

Vigil brings 500 to Vancouver church to honour fentanyl victims

A vigil at Vancouver's Christ Church Cathedral brought hundreds together to grieve, mourn and honour those who have died from fentanyl-related overdoses.

Happy Mother's Day: Mother survives heart attack while giving birth

When Brittany Forrest went into cardiac arrest at seven-months pregnant, doctors had no choice but to perform an emergency C-section and deliver her baby. They both nearly died, but quick thinking helped turn a tragedy into a “miracle”.

St. Paul's Hospital nurses recognized on Kiss Radio

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Mornings with Kevin and Sonia invited in a group of special nurses from the psychiatric unit at St. Paul's Hospital, who have been on the front lines of the drug overdose crisis in Vancouver.

Mother's Day: Woman who had heart attack during childbirth thanks St. Paul's cardiac team

Jaxon Gallagher is only one month old, but one day he’ll be old enough to tell his mom “Happy Mother’s Day,” and learn the story of how her heart gave out the day he was born.

Woman and baby alive after medical drama unfolds at St. Paul’s Hospital

It was a medical emergency fit for an episode of Grey’s Anatomy — Doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital managed to save a young, pregnant woman and her baby after the mom went into sudden heart failure.

On the campaign trail with: Spencer Chandra Herbert, BC NDP (The new St. Paul's)

Spencer Chandra Herbert is marshalling his volunteers and gathering up signs, twine and brochures when Metro catches up with the incumbent candidate for Vancouver-West End.

'It's coming': Lessons from Vancouver in Canada's opioid crisis

It’s 8:30 p.m. on a chilly, West Coast evening and Jessica is dancing in an alley.

'Trashed' field around 4/20 pot rally to be closed for weeks

The fields around Vancouver's Sunset Beach could be closed for upwards of a month following a massive 4/20 pot rally that drew tens of thousands of people – and left the area a muddy mess.

Howard Normann, Director of Parks for the City of Vancouver, said while the field was left in great shape after the 2016 event because of the dry spring, this year's soggy weather means the grassy areas hadn't dried out after days of rain.

Opioid crisis: 25 per cent of St. Paul's ER visits are overdoses

A year after B.C.'s top doctor declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, the number of people dying is still skyrocketing and causing untold devastation to families.

Paramedics, police, park board prepare for massive 4/20 event

With legalized marijuana on the horizon, this year's massive 4/20 event in Vancouver is expected to be more party than protest, and officials are doing their best to be prepared.

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