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B.C. adds 500 jobs in July as growth slows in labour market

B.C. adds 500 jobs in July as growth slows in labour market

The unemployment rate ticked slightly upward compared with a month earlier.
Former B.C. teacher, 82, accused of sex assaults dating back to the 1970s

Former B.C. teacher, 82, accused of sex assaults dating back to the 1970s

VANCOUVER — An 82-year-old former teacher has been arrested and RCMP say he faces seven counts of indecent assault involving those who were students more than five decades ago.
Kevin Falcon's MLA campaign modest compared to leadership

Kevin Falcon's MLA campaign modest compared to leadership

Elections BC returns released Aug. 4 show that Falcon received $84,374.37 in transfers from party headquarters and spent the same amount in his MLA comeback.
BC Wildfire Service explains why it uses smaller aircraft to fight fires

BC Wildfire Service explains why it uses smaller aircraft to fight fires

"The Martin Mars had a big dramatic drop, but modern aircraft allow crews to keep working," the BCWS spokeswoman.
Victoria project hopes to give hand to Ukrainians injured in war

Victoria project hopes to give hand to Ukrainians injured in war

Victoria Hand Project provides low-cost prosthetic hands and arms
Toronto Raptors to hold NBA training camp at UVic

Toronto Raptors to hold NBA training camp at UVic

Raptors will be at UVic campus for training camp Sept. 26 to Oct. 1
Four post-secondary institutions team up for new campus in Langford, B.C.

Four post-secondary institutions team up for new campus in Langford, B.C.

LANGFORD, B.C. — A unique collaboration between four post-secondary institutions in British Columbia will establish a new campus on the Vancouver Island city of Langford.
shíshálh Nation and B.C.  negotiating dock management

shíshálh Nation and B.C. negotiating dock management

The agreement will affect dock tenures in shíshálh swiya (territory) and will implement the Pender Harbour Dock Management Plan  
Kamloops man tapped to be new president of BCLC

Kamloops man tapped to be new president of BCLC

Pat Davis will be taking over from Lynda Cavanaugh, who has been BCLC’s Interim president since January of 2021.
China’s top west coast diplomat announces departure from Vancouver consulate

China’s top west coast diplomat announces departure from Vancouver consulate

The most-visible foreign diplomat in B.C. has left her post after almost five years.