St. Paul’s Hospital

Family doctors key in B.C. fight against fentanyl (Dr. Scott MacDonald)

A tag hanging from a dead man's left toe says the cause of death was an overdose of fentanyl, “unknowingly taken with other drugs.”

Downtown Vancouver may soon lose its last gas station

The Esso station on the southwest corner of Burrard and Davie Street is up for sale.

And if it's converted into condos, that could spell the end of buying gasoline in downtown Vancouver.

That's because it's the core's last remaining service station.

By Charlie Smith

Read the full story here. 

Survey results back for Northeast False Creek, affordability and traffic among top concerns

The City of Vancouver says it’s received feedback from about 6,000 people on the future of Northeast False Creek.

Experts urge huge expansion of online therapy for mental illness

A “massive and growing” mental health burden across the world can only be tackled successfully with a major expansion of online psychiatric resources such as virtual clinics and web-based psychotherapies, specialists said on Tuesday.

SFU Chair appointed to new role in substance use research

Nearly one year after British Columbia declared a public health emergency because of a surge in overdose deaths, a new academic position has been created to help find solutions. 

SFU / St. Paul's appoint Substance Abuse research leader

The new head of a research team tackling Vancouver's opioid crisis says our city is seeing more overdose deaths than anywhere else.

Letters: Early diagnosis may prevent unexplained sudden death (Dr. Andrew Krahn, Dr. Zachary Laksman, and Kirsten Bartels)

Recent media reports of otherwise healthy young people dying suddenly and inexplicably prompt painful questions about how or whether these deaths could have been prevented. A coroner’s investigation takes time and may not always identify the cause of death, leaving families without closure.

Canada billionaire makes history with $75m donation

Canadian billionaire Jim Pattison made history when he gave $75m ($56m USD, £45m) to St Paul's Hospital.

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison makes Canadian history

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison reached into his deep pockets to make an unprecedented donation to the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation on Tuesday.

Jim Pattison donates $75M to Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital Foundation

B.C. billionaire Jim Pattison has donated $75 million to the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation in Vancouver.

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