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The Globe and Mail
Yang Jiang’s was a revered author, playwright and translatorgave people a new sense of dignity,” said Christopher Rea, an associate profess
Yang Jiang’s was a revered author, playwright and translator
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
gave people a new sense of dignity,” said Christopher Rea, an associate professor of modern Chinese literature at the University of British Columbia and the editor of a book on Mr. Qian and Ms. Yang’s writings. “It helped them emerge from the... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. real estate firms join premier on trade mission to Asiaselling to locals, I don’t think they’d want to be spending money trying to sel
B.C. real estate firms join premier on trade mission to Asia
CTV News / Posted 12 hours ago
selling to locals, I don’t think they’d want to be spending money trying to sell our real estate in the Philippines,” said University of British Columbia Professor Tom Davidoff, who serves as director of the university’s Centre for Urban Economics... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Nisga'a artist, carver passes awayFamily in London’s Bushy Park. Tait carved and raised five totem poles through
Nisga'a artist, carver passes away
Terrace Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
Family in London’s Bushy Park. Tait carved and raised five totem poles throughout the Metro Vancouver region including the University of British Columbia, Stanley Park, Capilano Mall and the Native Education Centre. Tait’s work can be found in... Read more
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BC Local News
Mural plays out Powerhouse historyis his first large-scale mural in Vernon. With the help of his assistant Alexa
Mural plays out Powerhouse history
BC Local News / Posted 13 hours ago
is his first large-scale mural in Vernon. With the help of his assistant Alexa Harwood-Jones, a fine arts student at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, they hope to complete the mural by the end of June with the unveiling to be held... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Mural plays out Powerhouse historyis his first large-scale mural in Vernon. With the help of his assistant Alexa
Mural plays out Powerhouse history
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 18 hours ago
is his first large-scale mural in Vernon. With the help of his assistant Alexa Harwood-Jones, a fine arts student at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, they hope to complete the mural by the end of June with the unveiling to be held... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Artist in residence at Kariton Gallery until June 30from Abbotsford, he is currently based out of Haida Gwaii, B.C. He holds a bach
Artist in residence at Kariton Gallery until June 30
Abbotsford News / Posted yesterday
from Abbotsford, he is currently based out of Haida Gwaii, B.C. He holds a bachelor of fine arts from the University of British Columbia and is currently a master’s candidate at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Havens is... Read more
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Mississauga News
A simple solution to Canada’s climate challengepolicy statement the world has seen so far. – Ambarish Chandra is an Assistant
A simple solution to Canada’s climate challenge
Mississauga News / Posted yesterday
policy statement the world has seen so far. – Ambarish Chandra is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto. Werner Antweiler and Sumeet Gulati are Associate Professors of Economics at the University of Briti... Read more
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Quartz
This Memorial Day weekend, the workaholics will be hiding in plain sightfrom, or salve for, our other problems, our methods for doing so may be making
This Memorial Day weekend, the workaholics will be hiding in plain sight
Quartz / Posted yesterday
from, or salve for, our other problems, our methods for doing so may be making things worse. In a study on students at the University of British Columbia, researchers found that the notifications and other interruptions pinging us from our... Read more
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Wired News
That New Superbug Was Found in a UTI and That’s Key“UTIs are a good picture of what people are being exposed to on a daily basis”
That New Superbug Was Found in a UTI and That’s Key
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
“UTIs are a good picture of what people are being exposed to on a daily basis” says Amee Manges, an epidemiologist at the University of British Columbia. Case in point: That colistin-resistant bacteria in the woman from Philadelphia. Manges has... Read more
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Japan Today
Obama's visit to Hiroshima builds further trust and positive feelings toward the U.S. within Japanese public opinion. The hope is that it can nudge Japan to lead similar peaceful visits to Korea, China, and indeed other countries in East Asia in a similar way as President Obama came to Hiroshima. ‹Korea, China, and indeed other countries in East Asia in a similar way as Presi
Obama's visit to Hiroshima builds further trust and positive feelings toward the U.S. within Japanese public opinion. The hope is that it can nudge Japan to lead similar peaceful visits to Korea, China, and indeed other countries in East Asia in a similar way as President Obama came to Hiroshima. ‹
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Korea, China, and indeed other countries in East Asia in a similar way as President Obama came to Hiroshima. Yves Tiberghien, an expert on East Asian politics, who heads the Institute of Asian Research at The University of British Columbia. (K... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Words can fail usslaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S.
Words can fail us
Sarnia Observer / Posted 2 days ago
slaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S. among those arguing it is. Robert Krell, a University of British Columbia professor emeritus of psychiatry who founded Vancouver’s Holocaust Education Centre, says his... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Words can fail usslaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S.
Words can fail us
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
slaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S. among those arguing it is. Robert Krell, a University of British Columbia professor emeritus of psychiatry who founded Vancouver’s Holocaust Education Centre, says his... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Words can fail usslaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S.
Words can fail us
Chatham Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
slaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S. among those arguing it is. Robert Krell, a University of British Columbia professor emeritus of psychiatry who founded Vancouver’s Holocaust Education Centre, says his... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Words can fail usslaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S.
Words can fail us
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
slaughter of Christian minorities in the Middle East is genocide, with the U.S. among those arguing it is. Robert Krell, a University of British Columbia professor emeritus of psychiatry who founded Vancouver’s Holocaust Education Centre, says his... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Give your market research a longer memory with Vision Critical’s new releaseand make them more accessible for the rest of the company.” Case studies invol
Give your market research a longer memory with Vision Critical’s new release
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 2 days ago
and make them more accessible for the rest of the company.” Case studies involving firms such as Maple Leaf Foods and the University of British Columbia have repeatedly proven that building communities of customers who can be engaged on an ongoing... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Movers & Shakersand academic communities serving as a senior ethics and mission integration lea
Movers & Shakers
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
and academic communities serving as a senior ethics and mission integration leader. Previously, he has served at the University of British Columbia, Providence Health Care, as well as the University of Alberta, Canada. Murphy holds a Ph.D. in... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Owls Jump into 4th NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship2016 NAIA Men's Golf National Championship which is being held at TPC Deere Run
Owls Jump into 4th NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 2 days ago
2016 NAIA Men's Golf National Championship which is being held at TPC Deere Run. Oregon Tech’s 283 tied tournament Leader University of British Columbia for this year’s low round so far. The Owls are now 13 strokes behind front runner UBC and just... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
After a long season, an even longer one awaits Nolan Patrickwas room for two nets to shoot on and now has been converted into a gym. His ol
After a long season, an even longer one awaits Nolan Patrick
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
was room for two nets to shoot on and now has been converted into a gym. His older sister, Madison, plays hockey at the University of British Columbia, and his younger sister, Amy, plays minor bantam in Winnipeg, so it’s very much a total family... Read more
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CBC.ca
Winnipeg convention marks latest chapter in the peculiar story of Liberal Canadasuccess "The central peculiarity of the Canadian system, I would argue," Richa
Winnipeg convention marks latest chapter in the peculiar story of Liberal Canada
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
success "The central peculiarity of the Canadian system, I would argue," Richard Johnston, political scientist at the University of British Columbia, once wrote, "is its domination by a party of the centre, the Liberal Party." Comparable... Read more
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Deseret News
U. study shows how huge landslide shaped Zion National Parkthe computer code to simulate the landslide's distance and speed and is a geolo
U. study shows how huge landslide shaped Zion National Park
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
the computer code to simulate the landslide's distance and speed and is a geological engineering doctoral student at the University of British Columbia, and Marcus Christi and Susan Ivy-Ochs, rock dating experts at ETH Zurich, the Swiss Federal... Read more
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EuroNews
Canada breeding “genetically superior bee”produce anything if it wasn’t for honeybees,” he says. To help combat declinin
Canada breeding “genetically superior bee”
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
produce anything if it wasn’t for honeybees,” he says. To help combat declining bee populations, researchers at the University of British Columbia are attempting to breed a “genetically superior... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Partnership brings championship golf tourney to townand awards are set for 3 p.m. Friday. It will be the first look at most of the
Partnership brings championship golf tourney to town
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 days ago
and awards are set for 3 p.m. Friday. It will be the first look at most of the Eastern Canadian players for UVic and the University of British Columbia teams, which compete in the National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA), made up... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for May 26obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in elementary education in 1966. She
Tributes for May 26
Greeley Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in elementary education in 1966. She moved to Canada, where Verne taught at the University of British Columbia. They later moved to Colorado, where Verne began teaching at the University of Colorado,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practiceZealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice standard for sustainabi
New Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Zealand hoki fisheries meet international best practice standard for sustainabilityMay 25, 2016Following a report from the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has confirmed that the New Zealand hoki fisheries... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Children of divorce should be able to express love for both parentsto communicate with each other in a respectful manner," said Edward Kruk, an as
Children of divorce should be able to express love for both parents
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
to communicate with each other in a respectful manner," said Edward Kruk, an associate professor of social work at the University of British Columbia. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, talking to your child... Read more
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CTV News
Breakthrough study pinpoints genetic conditions behind intellectual disabilitiesin the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, showed that researchers ou
Breakthrough study pinpoints genetic conditions behind intellectual disabilities
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, showed that researchers out of BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia were able to diagnose 68 per cent of the 41 families in the study with a precise, underlying... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Millennial pair's needlework shop thrives in gentrifying Hamiltonof their customers in. Angèle Beausoleil, adjunct professor of entrepreneurshi
Millennial pair's needlework shop thrives in gentrifying Hamilton
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of their customers in. Angèle Beausoleil, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Needlework has an interesting product-to-service mix, with 80 per cent of their... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lower Mainland’s lack of affordable housing widespread, report findsis a dominant sense in the public dialogue that housing is only unaffordable in
Lower Mainland’s lack of affordable housing widespread, report finds
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
is a dominant sense in the public dialogue that housing is only unaffordable in a select few neighbourhoods,” said University of British Columbia professor Paul Kershaw, the group’s founder. “But housing affordability has [been] stretched... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
BH grads secure over $5M in scholarships | May 25, 2016gold stole and the Magna Cum Laude silver cord. Mengjia Liang, daughter of Wen
BH grads secure over $5M in scholarships | May 25, 2016
Bullard Banner News / Posted 5 days ago
gold stole and the Magna Cum Laude silver cord. Mengjia Liang, daughter of Wentao Liang and Hua Xu, plans to attend the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., where she will major in forestry. Liang was awarded the NHS Member gold... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Pianist in symphony’s finaleEurope and the United States. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mark And
Pianist in symphony’s finale
Aldergrove Star / Posted 5 days ago
Europe and the United States. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mark Anderson is assistant professor at the University of British Columbia School of Music and also performs with his piano-duo/duet and life partner Canadian pianist... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Get a look inside Expedia’s new ship-shape Vancouver officetechnology. (Jessica MacAleese) Even a workplace’s wall colours can affect cre
Get a look inside Expedia’s new ship-shape Vancouver office
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
technology. (Jessica MacAleese) Even a workplace’s wall colours can affect creativity and productivity. Researchers at the University of British Columbia tracked more than 600 people’s performance on six cognitive tasks that required either... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call on Ottawa to halt Site C projectresources in a more science-based, sustainable and socially responsible way. G
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call on Ottawa to halt Site C project
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
resources in a more science-based, sustainable and socially responsible way. Gordon Christie, a law professor at the University of British Columbia, says the outstanding treaty claims alone on the region to be flooded by Site C mean the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Bodybuilders take different paths to Canada's top stageoptions for students. “They had weight training, but I didn’t take to it then,
Bodybuilders take different paths to Canada's top stage
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 5 days ago
options for students. “They had weight training, but I didn’t take to it then,” said McShane, who went on to attend the University of British Columbia and earn degrees in Sociology and Social Justice. It was there, while dating a personal... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Notary ensures future by turning back the clockin 1960 and has remained since, taking over Dudley Wickett’s notary public offi
Notary ensures future by turning back the clock
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 5 days ago
in 1960 and has remained since, taking over Dudley Wickett’s notary public office in 1986. Prior to attending the University of British Columbia to earn his own certification as a notary, he had fished off the west coast, worked as a... Read more
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CTV News
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call Site C dam a test for Trudeau Liberalsresources in a more science-based, sustainable and socially responsible way. G
Royal Society of Canada, academics, call Site C dam a test for Trudeau Liberals
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
resources in a more science-based, sustainable and socially responsible way. Gordon Christie, a law professor at the University of British Columbia, says the outstanding treaty claims alone on the region to be flooded by Site C mean the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Note to Swiss: Basic Income Plans Have a Basic Flawinto some serious political and economic headwinds. In a presentation to the C
Note to Swiss: Basic Income Plans Have a Basic Flaw
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
into some serious political and economic headwinds. In a presentation to the Canadian Association for Business Economics, University of British Columbia Professor Kevin Milligan explained why it's unlikely that any basic income initiative will... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Raman spectroscopic technique helps detect unique cellular changes that occur following radiationThe Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Co
Raman spectroscopic technique helps detect unique cellular changes that occur following radiation
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
The Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Canada, hosts a multidisciplinary group of physics, engineering and radiation oncology scientists. It is interested in detecting and understanding the damage in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Top high school grads announce college plansin the beginnings of the universe." Ryan Kaufmann, another student at Central
Top high school grads announce college plans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
in the beginnings of the universe." Ryan Kaufmann, another student at Central High, also will study physics but at the University of British Columbia. Kaufmann plans to do physics research. Other students had other plans. Worthie Springer... Read more
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The Tyee
Why UBC Should Let Way More Students Live on CampusVancouver's future is dimming due to unaffordable housing and overloaded public
Why UBC Should Let Way More Students Live on Campus
The Tyee / Posted 5 days ago
Vancouver's future is dimming due to unaffordable housing and overloaded public transit. How the University of British Columbia builds student housing could make a major dent in both problems. But not if the university sticks to its current... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Universities struggle to attract professors amid soaring housing pricesRavin Balakrishnan, the chair of U of T’s computer science department. The fac
Universities struggle to attract professors amid soaring housing prices
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Ravin Balakrishnan, the chair of U of T’s computer science department. The faculty housing crisis is most acute at the University of British Columbia. A new 1,000-square-foot condo on campus sells for about $800,000, much less than the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Who is Patrick Soon-Shiong, Tribune Publishing's new No. 2 shareholder?Africa, Soon-Shiong graduated from high school at age 16 and became a doctor by
Who is Patrick Soon-Shiong, Tribune Publishing's new No. 2 shareholder?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
Africa, Soon-Shiong graduated from high school at age 16 and became a doctor by 23. He did his surgical residency at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where he also earned a master's degree in surgery in 1979. By age 31,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Richard Baker: Who's running our fisheries?conducted over 15 years with more than 400 scientists from New Zealand and abro
Richard Baker: Who's running our fisheries?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
conducted over 15 years with more than 400 scientists from New Zealand and abroad including Oxford University and the University of British Columbia, is based on shoddy science. Nil since Monday. Not a single press release, not a single... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Older women more likely to be prescribed inappropriate drugs: studya woman. More than a quarter of people between the ages of 65 and 74 receive i
Older women more likely to be prescribed inappropriate drugs: study
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
a woman. More than a quarter of people between the ages of 65 and 74 receive inappropriate medications, a study from the University of British Columbia has found. But women are much more likely than men to be prescribed drugs that older patients... Read more
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Raw Story
NPR listeners revolt after science reporter claims menstrual cycles are what ‘makes women, women’Dr. Elizabeth Micks of the University of Washington in Seattle told Doucleff.
NPR listeners revolt after science reporter claims menstrual cycles are what ‘makes women, women’
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
Dr. Elizabeth Micks of the University of Washington in Seattle told Doucleff. But it was way that Doucleff allowed University of British Columbia endocrinologist Jerilynn Prior to conclude the report that left some readers angry. “I think... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Do Women Need Periods?effects on the breast? What are the effects on bone — haven't been done," says
Do Women Need Periods?
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
effects on the breast? What are the effects on bone — haven't been done," says Jerilynn Prior, an endocrinologist at the University of British Columbia. She says women should think carefully before trying to suppress their cycle. Having a period... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Do Women Need Periods?effects on the breast? What are the effects on bone — haven't been done," says
Do Women Need Periods?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
effects on the breast? What are the effects on bone — haven't been done," says Jerilynn Prior, an endocrinologist at the University of British Columbia. She says women should think carefully before trying to suppress their cycle. Having a period... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Fentanyl pushes heroin off the streets in Vancouverpegging 2014 as the first year fentanyl was noticed in a significant way. Mark
Fentanyl pushes heroin off the streets in Vancouver
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
pegging 2014 as the first year fentanyl was noticed in a significant way. Mark Haden, a public health professor at the University of British Columbia, draws a parallel to alcohol prohibition, which he said led to stronger, more concentrated... Read more
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CTV News
Little if any heroin left in Vancouver, all fentanyl: drug advocatespegging 2014 as the first year fentanyl was noticed in a significant way. Mark
Little if any heroin left in Vancouver, all fentanyl: drug advocates
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
pegging 2014 as the first year fentanyl was noticed in a significant way. Mark Haden, a public health professor at the University of British Columbia, draws a parallel to alcohol prohibition, which he said led to stronger, more concentrated... Read more
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Deseret News
How both parents can make their kids comfortable after a divorceto communicate with each other in a respectful manner," said Edward Kruk, an as
How both parents can make their kids comfortable after a divorce
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
to communicate with each other in a respectful manner," said Edward Kruk, an associate professor of social work at the University of British Columbia. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, talking to your child... Read more
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