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Recent:
  • The Tyee
Past:
  • Edmonton Journal
  • Calgary Sun
  • Edmonton Sun
  • VICE
  • The Vancouver Sun
  • The Chronicle Herald

Recent articles by Moira:

Is Free Contraception Finally Coming to BC?

MLAs back the change, and advocates point to cost savings and increased equality. → Read More

Charting a Post-Pandemic Path for Urban Indigenous People

It starts with listening, learning and looking at health data in a new way, says Brittany Bingham. → Read More

Cannabis Offers a Path away from Opioids, BC Studies Find

A safe supply of cannabis could reduce other drug use and ease challenges for marginalized youth, according to research. → Read More

Advocates Blast BC’s Overdose Crisis Response and Quit Consultations

‘I’m not going to stand at an open hole digging a grave with John Horgan,’ says Garth Mullins. → Read More

MSP Changes Leave Migrant Workers and International Students at Risk, Advocates Say

BC extends some coverage, but reinstates rules that leave thousands without medicare in a pandemic. → Read More

Experts Like BC’s Youth Vaping Rules, but Want Focus on Why They Vape Too

Social factors like anxiety, stress and structural racism all play a role. → Read More

Art and Journaling Helps Break Down Prison Walls for Indigenous Men

Love and community connection are the foundation of the UBC program. → Read More

June Overdose Toll Hits Record; 15 Times More Deadly than COVID-19

While pandemic commands headlines and resources, more and more British Columbians die from poisoned drugs. → Read More

First Nations Are Faring Well in Pandemic, but Fear BC’s Latest Moves

Decision to expand travel made without consultation and creating new risks for Indigenous communities, leaders say. → Read More

Risks of New COVID-19 Wave Rising, But Prevention Measures Working

Province’s latest pandemic models show physical distancing, contact tracing working. → Read More

When Men Avoid Doctors, Online Options Can Help

Study finds ‘Don’t Change Much,’ an online health resource, can change a lot. → Read More

Overdose Deaths Surge as BC Celebrates Virus Success

More than a year ago, Bonnie Henry set out a plan to save drug users’ lives. The provincial government said no. → Read More

Unionization at Deadly Care Home Signals Change, Says Expert

Pandemic, NDP’s legal changes opening door to more unions in the sector. → Read More

Pandemic Brings Renewed Focus to Sex Workers’ Rights

Award-winning UVic researcher Cecilia Benoit says stigma blocks access to supports available to other workers. → Read More

School’s Going Well, Surgeries Return, and More Positives for BC’s Pandemic Response

New modelling also shows where the virus started and who’s most affected. → Read More

First Nations Asked for Help in Fighting COVID-19. They Were Ignored

Coastal communities fear pandemic’s reach, but governments haven’t responded to their call for collaboration. → Read More

Here’s How BC Plans to Clear Surgical Backlog Caused by COVID-19

Some 30,000 patients added to waitlist as hospital beds held open for possible pandemic surge. → Read More

BC Lifts the Veil on Easing Restrictions

Dix and Henry explain why they see progress yet choose the slower path for re-opening. → Read More

Traditional News Media Were Already Ill. COVID-19 Is Killing Some

Report finds 48 community newspapers have closed and 100 have made cuts as pandemic hits ad revenue. → Read More

‘Women Deserve This’: How the Pandemic Makes It Harder to Get Abortions and Birth Control

Reproductive health care must remain an essential service, say experts. → Read More