Paramedics in B.C. have been speaking out about staffing shortages and burnout since the heat wave in June. In July, Health Minister Adrian Dix said the province would be adding more paramedics, dispatchers and ambulances. The Canadian Press. After a night of one-hour waits for ambulances, union goes public with concerns After 19 months, U.S. land border to reopen to vaccinated Canadians in November. Researcher says B.C. meteor on the pillow was a 100 billion to 1 shot. Previous story.