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  • Jack Bodie's family, friends mourn death of teenager from suspected fentanyl overdose
    Jack Bodie, teen who died from suspected fentanyl overdose, 'had a bright future' CBC - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    A friend of the 17-year-old Vancouver boy who died from a suspected fentanyl overdose over the weekend say the young man was an athletic teenager who was full of life. … More »Jack Bodie, teen who died from suspected fentanyl overdose, 'had a bright future'

    Jack Bodie's family, friends mourn death of teenager from suspected fentanyl overdose

    A friend of the 17-year-old Vancouver boy who died from a suspected fentanyl overdose over the weekend say the young man was an athletic teenager who was full of life. Vancouver police say Jack Bodie died on Monday after taking Oxycontin cut with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl. "Being taken at 17 is just way too …

  • Cole was born and raised in Vernon, and was introduced to music at a young age through her father. Over the years, Cole has also become proficient on the mandolin and has crafted her own unique sound. Cole, who is in her 20s, has also opened for Grammy award-winning country band Diamond Rio.

  • The youngest members of Canada's only Major League Ultimate Frisbee team could one day compete for gold in an Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee officially recognized the flying disc game as an Olympic sport on Sunday. Vancouver Nighthawks spokesperson Chris Cannon says if the sport makes it into the 2024 …

  • A teenager who died following a suspected fentanyl overdose in Vancouver over the B.C. Day weekend has been identified by family members as Jack Bodie. The 17-year-old was rushed to B.C. Children's Hospital on Saturday night after he and a 16-year-old friend consumed what is believed to be fake Oxycontin — known as "fake …

  • Fentanyl suspected in death of North Vancouver man

    Police in North Vancouver say a man is dead following an apparent overdose of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl. Geoff Harder told CBC News a green circular pill with 80 stamped on one side and CDM stamped on the other was found nearby. "We won't know for certain the cause of death, [but] even the suspicion of a …

  • Canada election 2015: B.C. representatives weigh climate change versus the economy

    Environmental issues — from liquefied natural gas development to climate change — are important to many British Columbians and should be a priority for candidates in this year's federal election, according to scientists. "The word 'climate' should be front and centre in the campaign," says Thomas Pedersen, executive director …

 

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