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Child recovering after medical incident at Canada Games Pool

By James Peters
March 23, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 5:54pm

KAMLOOPS — The child who was the subject of a frantic emergency call to the Canada Games Pool yesterday has been released from hospital.

According to a news release from the City of Kamloops, the young child experienced a - quote - "medical incident" yesterday afternoon.

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Crewman is mauled and badly injured by grizzly attack in remote B.C. forest

By The Canadian Press
March 23, 2017 - 4:07pm

DRAINEY INLET, B.C. — A man working in the forest on British Columbia’s central coast was mauled by a grizzly Wednesday.

Sgt. Scott Norris with the B.C. Conservation Officer Service says other crew members quickly came to the man’s defence, but his injuries are significant.

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Coroner's jury wants better mental health support for Vancouver transit police

By The Canadian Press
March 22, 2017 - 6:43pm

VANCOUVER — A coroner’s jury is recommending that transit police in the Vancouver area work more closely with mental health providers following the death of a man who repeatedly stabbed himself and was shot by an officer at a grocery store more than two years ago.

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Ask Wellness treating supervised injection sites as an experiment

By Vanessa Ybarra
March 22, 2017 - 6:00pm Updated: March 22, 2017 - 9:17pm

KAMLOOPS —  With this year's fentanyl-related deaths about to reach double-digits, it's clear the province-wide epidemic is far from over.

Last week, Kamloops city council voted in favour of opening two mobile injection sites, one on the North Shore and one on the South Shore. 

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