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by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 07 2022

Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees’ Union’s (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government’s B.C.’s Public Service Agency (PSA).

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 06 2022

Every March and September, police across BC participate in the Distracted Driving and Occupant Restraint enforcement campaign.

This September is no different, and police across the Province will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal crash in Cherry Creek Tuesday, according to BC Highway Patrol Cpl. Mike Halskov.

"On Aug. 30, at approximately 4:50 p.m., Kamloops Rural RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Hwy 1 at Rodeo Drive in Cherry Creek," Halskov said.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

A new Ipsos survey reveals that more B.C. drivers are using their phones to talk or text while they're behind the wheel. Of those surveyed, 43 per cent of drivers admit to using their phone at least once out of every 10 trips – up from 33 per cent in 2019.*

by Contributor on Monday Aug 29 2022

What better way for Police Service Dog Neeka to celebrate International Dog Day than to help find a man with a warrant?

by Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 26 2022
What better way for Police Service Dog Neeka to celebrate International Dog Day than to help find a man with a warrant?

Just after 8 a.m, on Aug. 26, frontline officers from the Kamloops RCMP were called to the 2000-block of Crescent Drive for a report of a suspicious man, according to Kamloops RCMP S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Aug 24 2022

Health authority contracts with for-profit surgical and diagnostic imaging clinics topped $393 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21 – with total annual payments increasing by 57 per cent over that period.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 22 2022

Late last night the Public Service Agency (PSA) invited the BCGEU’s Public Service Bargaining Committee back to the table to resume talks. The bargaining committee has accepted that invitation.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 16 2022

At least 1,095 British Columbians are believed to have been lost to the toxic drug supply between January and June 2022, according to preliminary data released by the BC Coroners Service.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 16 2022

As high school, college and university students prepare for the upcoming new school year, the need for technology supplies rises.

However, shortages of essential supplies like computer chips may limit the options available to shoppers. Students and families might find it hard to purchase the exact tech they desire from trustworthy sellers.