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B.C. nurse disciplined for skipping COVID shifts while taking pay

B.C. nurse disciplined for skipping COVID shifts while taking pay

The nurse had been deployed to various locations to supplement pandemic staff shortages but failed to show up for work multiple times without notice.
B.C.'s wildfire season off to slow start due to cooler, wetter weather

B.C.'s wildfire season off to slow start due to cooler, wetter weather

With a larger snowpack than usual at higher elevations, far fewer fires have been sparked this year.
B.C. family says homebuyer evicted them to raise rent 70%

B.C. family says homebuyer evicted them to raise rent 70%

The Eggers claim they are entitled to $33,600 in compensation after a buyer evicted them only to re-rent the home for a 70% markup.
Urgent national product recall of backcountry transceiver

Urgent national product recall of backcountry transceiver

Faulty switch may not function in avalanche emergency
Avian Flu reaches PRRD through small flock of poultry

Avian Flu reaches PRRD through small flock of poultry

No real details from federal or provincial agencies on location or size of outbreak.
‘Huge conflict of interest’: Canadian academics denounce fossil fuel funded curricula

‘Huge conflict of interest’: Canadian academics denounce fossil fuel funded curricula

The Royal Canadian Geographic Society is being called out once again, for its energy-centred curriculums created in partnership with fossil fuel companies.
Pouce Coupe dedicates lane name to community builder Sukrit Parmar

Pouce Coupe dedicates lane name to community builder Sukrit Parmar

Unveiling of Sukrit Parmar Lane.
Teacher plays trombone to fend off black bear at Shawnigan Lake school

Teacher plays trombone to fend off black bear at Shawnigan Lake school

“He wasn’t a fan of my playing, I’ll tell you that,” says Tristan Clausen. “I was making a lot of noise on that thing.”
Opinion: 'End the genocide': Little action on MMIWG calls for justice in the 3 years since the national inquiry concluded

Opinion: 'End the genocide': Little action on MMIWG calls for justice in the 3 years since the national inquiry concluded

The government needs to implement its proposed action plan. The families of the missing and murdered put their trust in a federal inquiry process, but have yet to receive that justice.
Newcomer youth feeling isolated in rural Canada, advocates say

Newcomer youth feeling isolated in rural Canada, advocates say

An outdated funding model means many rural areas are lacking the proper supports and programs that could help mitigate their isolation.