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Giving the gift of life

Maryann Rumney has given her aunt, Wendy Rasmussen, the gift of life with a living donor liver transplant. Now she is raising the profile of living organ donation during National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week. - WAWMEESH G. HAMILTON/Alberni Valley News
  • posted Apr 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Alberni resident Maryann Rumney wants people to know that you don’t have to wait until after you’re dead to donate an organ to save someone

6.7 quake rattles off Vancouver Island

  • posted Apr 23, 2014at 10:00 PM

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

1.4 million flu shots a B.C. record

  • posted Apr 23, 2014at 1:00 PM

The return of H1N1 and some severe cases involving younger people prompted a big increase in seasonal influenza vaccinations

B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot

  • posted Apr 22, 2014at 10:00 PM

B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot after Health Canada inspection

Humpback whale no longer 'threatened' species

  • posted Apr 22, 2014at 1:00 PM

Critics say federal move aids proposed oil pipeline projects by removing critical habitat protection

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