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Paid leave for workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

The B.C. government has introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act that, if passed, will provide workers with up to three hours of paid...

Kirkpatrick calls for action to fight climate change

VICTORIA : Ahead of Earth Day, BC Liberal MLA for West Vancouver-Capilano Karin Kirkpatrick spoke about the need to leverage green technologies to fight...

NDP wins seat by drawing lots in Yukon, Liberals plan to...

Whitehorse: The NDP won a legislature seat in Yukon by drawing lots on Monday after a judicial recount, but despite the outcome Liberal Leader...

B.C. to table budget that’s expected to deal with COVID 19...

Victoria: The British Columbia government will table a budget today that outlines its economic plan after feeling the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Federal government to send health care workers, rapid tests to COVID...

Montreal: The federal government announced it was mobilizing its own resources and co-ordinating with lesser-hit provinces to send health-care workers and other support to...

Huawei CFO’s team expected to ask judge for adjournment in final...

Vancouver:  Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou are expected to ask a B.C. Supreme Court judge today to delay the final leg of hearings in her...

Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays...

Ottawa: Canada will have to wait a little longer for a promised influx of COVID-19 vaccines. The federal government says it expects about 1 million...

StrongerBC program creates new jobs, opportunities

VICTORIA - The Province is providing more than 5,000 youth and young adults across British Columbia with access to skills training and well-paid jobs through...

B.C.’s music industry gets an encore

VICTORIA - People and companies in B.C.'s music industry can plan for the future with $22.5 million dedicate d to the sector over the next three...

NDP Throne Speech offers little hope or help for those who...

VICTORIA – Today’s NDP Speech from Throne offered little help or hope for people and struggling small businesses, with no plan to deal with...

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