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Friday, Jan 11, 2019

News Recap:

Winners of HepCBC’s November and December, 2019 Colouring Book Contest Announced
HepCBC has a monthly contest aimed at current and former prisoners, but others are welcome to join. The prize is $50 worth of art supplies.

Dramatic Series, UNSPEAKABLE about Canada’s Tainted Blood Scandal
January 9, 2019, Toronto. A new CBC TV historical drama series, Unspeakable, started today which follows the lives of a couple hemophiliac children who contracted HIV/AIDS through a blood product, the lifesaving “clotting factor” they had to inject regularly to stay alive.

B.C. removes prescription drug deductibles for low-income residents
VANCOUVER – Health Minister Adrian Dix says British Columbia has taken a “long overdue step forward” to help lower-income households handle the cost of prescription drugs.