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As Amazon readies Island warehouse, a hunt for couriers in a tight job market

As Amazon readies Island warehouse, a hunt for couriers in a tight job market

Online retail behemoth preparing to open its last-mile distribution centre at Victoria International Airport, likely in early October. Delivery contractor aims to recruit Ukrainian refugees as couriers.
Victoria's own 'Queen Elizabeth' hangs up her royal robes

Victoria's own 'Queen Elizabeth' hangs up her royal robes

Carolyn Sadowska has appeared as the Queen for 38 years in commercials, at conventions, in parades and at innumerable parties. She started impersonating the monarch shortly after taking an evening class in improv comedy.
GFL Environmental hit with $710,488 fine from WorkSafeBC

GFL Environmental hit with $710,488 fine from WorkSafeBC

WorkSafe says these were “high-risk violations.”
Evacuation order rescinded for Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C.

Evacuation order rescinded for Battleship Mountain wildfire in northeastern B.C.

HUDSON'S HOPE, B.C. — An evacuation order for British Columbia's largest wildfire has been rescinded, though the BC Wildfire Service says the blaze remains out of control.
West Vancouver man queues 9 hours to pay last respects to Queen

West Vancouver man queues 9 hours to pay last respects to Queen

A West Vancouver man who's been a lifelong monarchist stood in a nine-hour lineup in London this week to pay his last respects to Queen Elizabeth II
Two bodies found near Penticton at scene of fire: RCMP

Two bodies found near Penticton at scene of fire: RCMP

PENTICTON, B.C. — Mounties in British Columbia say human remains were discovered at the scene of a fire in the province's interior.
Richmond trustee candidate sends unsolicited photos of trans youth to teacher

Richmond trustee candidate sends unsolicited photos of trans youth to teacher

‘What made him think I needed to receive this,’ said teacher.
After 68-year run, last lap Saturday for venerable West Shore speedway

After 68-year run, last lap Saturday for venerable West Shore speedway

Valemount forced to appoint two councillors

Valemount forced to appoint two councillors

Only two candidates were nominated for four seats on the Village of Valemount council.
B.C. government says school support staff across the province reach tentative deal

B.C. government says school support staff across the province reach tentative deal

VICTORIA — A tentative framework agreement has been reached for 40,000 unionized elementary and secondary support staff in British Columbia.