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Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Senior governments kicking in $19 million to retool Paper Excellence mill
Embracing Lunar New Year with lucky money, lion dance

Embracing Lunar New Year with lucky money, lion dance

Celebrations marking the Lunar New Year, which begins Sunday, are like “Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas all rolled up into one.”
Despite staffing crisis, nurses face roadblocks in upgrading, returning from retirement

Despite staffing crisis, nurses face roadblocks in upgrading, returning from retirement

Nurses are asking for the option to upgrade or refresh their skills on the job, so they don’t have to leave an already strained workforce.

Abbotsford Police say initial investigation suggests targeted incident

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police in Abbotsford are looking for witnesses and dashcam footage following a shooting near the airport that sent four people to hospital.
Three-wheelin’ up the Alaska Highway

Three-wheelin’ up the Alaska Highway

A European couple is taking a winter adventure of a lifetime, motoring up the world famous Alaska Highway on the back of their sidecar motorcycles.
B.C. legislature oversight committee settles on $100M budget

B.C. legislature oversight committee settles on $100M budget

The all-party committee that oversees B.C.’s Legislative Assembly is asking the NDP government for a $100.3-million operational budget in the next fiscal year.
Ex-Mexican general’s B.C. extradition hearing delayed

Ex-Mexican general’s B.C. extradition hearing delayed

The extradition hearing for the former Mexican general who fled to B.C. in 2019 was postponed Thursday after his defence lawyer sought to introduce evidence that could help clear his client.

Police: Canadian bank robbers' goal was to kill cops

SAANICH, British Columbia (AP) — Twin brothers who died in a hail of gunfire last summer outside a Canadian bank had been planning their attack for years, with a goal to kill as many officers as possible, police said Friday.
Wastewater COVID-19 surveillance expands to Vancouver Island, Interior

Wastewater COVID-19 surveillance expands to Vancouver Island, Interior

The program was previously limited to just five Lower Mainland water treatment plants.
B.C. announces cumulative impact agreements with Treaty 8 First Nations

B.C. announces cumulative impact agreements with Treaty 8 First Nations

Agreements provide hundreds of millions of dollars for land restoration and resource revenue sharing, framework for land use management, conservation, and wildlife planning
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