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by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

The Province has introduced the interpretation amendment act to allow for a future move to permanent daylight saving time (DST) after 93% of British Columbian respondents indicated support for the change in a record-breaking public engagement.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Oct 28 2019

Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 24 2019

Fall is a busy season in the yard for home and business owners. After the lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers.

And homeowners will need to get snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment out and ready for winter use.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019.  The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill.  The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and is one hundred percent developed, built, owned and operated by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 20 2019

Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble.
 

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 17 2019

VICTORIA - Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed the first probable case of a vaping-related illness in B.C.

There are several other investigations underway that may also meet the case definition of probable or confirmed vaping-related illness in the near future.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

Taxpayers puked a year ago, and they still feel nauseous.

Another investigation has confirmed there is a sickening waste of taxpayer dollars afflicting the B.C. legislature. We need more than ginger ale, noodle soup and soothing words — we need a policy overhaul.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 10 2019

The man who gunned down a 53-year-old, off-duty Abbotsford policeman just over two years ago was convicted today, according to IHIT spokesman Cpl. David Lee.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

The BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch is asking members of the public to help with the costs of care for a dog named Luna who was shot, is severely emaciated and is recovering from surgery. There is an open cruelty investigation into Luna’s case.

by Dermod Travis on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

From the deaths of 30 horses at California's Santa Anita Park this racing season to last month's raid at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse by the Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA), the sport of kings is taking a beating this summer.

And once again it seems either the whistleblower or law enforcement is placed on the hot seat.

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