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Prince George city council pushes back against short-term rental rules

Prince George city council pushes back against short-term rental rules

B.C. law that takes effect May 1st would limit short-term rentals to host’s primary residence and either a secondary suite or accessory dwelling
Standalone police force for Esquimalt feasible but costly, report says

Standalone police force for Esquimalt feasible but costly, report says

It would require spending on new or refurbished police facilities, hiring officers in a time of significant officer shortages, and facing potential legal challenges from unions
Contractor agrees to replace TVs at Royal Jubilee Hospital

Contractor agrees to replace TVs at Royal Jubilee Hospital

HealthHub Solutions will begin the work immediately, the health authority said Monday
Prince George city council approves closing tax loophole for daycare centres in schools

Prince George city council approves closing tax loophole for daycare centres in schools

City council approves resolution it will take to North Central Local Government Association to ask province to find a way to collect those taxes
Prince George athlete wins top BC Winter Games award

Prince George athlete wins top BC Winter Games award

Nechako Karate Club member chosen for W.R. Bennett Award for Athletic Excellence at Games in Lhatko Quesnel
Cowichan weir replacement gets $14M boost from province

Cowichan weir replacement gets $14M boost from province

The goal is to provide reliable river water flows to protect salmon and other aquatic life.
Supporters of police officers in schools rally at school district office

Supporters of police officers in schools rally at school district office

The Greater Victoria School Board voted unanimously last spring to cut the school-liaison officer program
Indigenous man denied return of guns following seizure

Indigenous man denied return of guns following seizure

Charged with uttering threats to kill an animal or bird, Benjamin James Jackson had filed an affidavit that he needs the guns for sustenance hunting
First Nations' appeal for Nechako River rights partially upheld

First Nations' appeal for Nechako River rights partially upheld

Saik’uz and Stellat’en launched a case against Rio Tinto Alcan and the Province over impaired fishing rights. 
A wintry mix of rain and snow headed for to Metro Vancouver, Whistler, Fraser Valley

A wintry mix of rain and snow headed for to Metro Vancouver, Whistler, Fraser Valley

VANCOUVER — A special weather statement for a wintry mix of rain and snow has prompted an advisory for drivers in parts of British Columbia’s South Coast to prepare for poor road conditions.