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B.C. public sector set for 6.75% wage hike, costing up to $2.6B

B.C. public sector set for 6.75% wage hike, costing up to $2.6B

B.C. public sector employees and their unions have signed agreements that capped cost-of-living wage increases in 2023 to 6.75 per cent; with inflation coming in at 7.1 per cent, the employees will see the maximum pay increase this year.
Heavy-duty trucks in Prince George being converted to hydrogen-diesel

Heavy-duty trucks in Prince George being converted to hydrogen-diesel

Hydra Energy has signed up with eight commercial truck fleets in the region
Dying man pointed finger at downtown Kamloops neighbour, judge told

Dying man pointed finger at downtown Kamloops neighbour, judge told

β€œHe was asking for help. You could see in his face, he was begging for help," said RCMP Const. Carolyn Braun
Highway 33 crash near Kelowna claims a life, 3 others with serious injuries

Highway 33 crash near Kelowna claims a life, 3 others with serious injuries

All four were rushed to Kelowna General Hospital
Parents call for more accountability after son mistakenly given extra-strong drug

Parents call for more accountability after son mistakenly given extra-strong drug

Because the pharmacy reached an agreement with the College of Pharmacists, the case was never publicized, which the parents says is a mistake.
Langford neighbourhood on alert after multiple cougar sightings, cat killed

Langford neighbourhood on alert after multiple cougar sightings, cat killed

Remains found of what are believed to be cougar kills, including a pet cat.
Homicide team probes isolated, deadly attack on man in West Vancouver

Homicide team probes isolated, deadly attack on man in West Vancouver

VANCOUVER β€” Homicide investigators have been called to the scene of a deadly attack in West Vancouver. A statement from West Vancouver police says the male victim was involved in an altercation with an unknown man just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
B.C. skilled worker shortage could worsen in years to come

B.C. skilled worker shortage could worsen in years to come

At the same time, Dr. Neil Fassina says demographics suggest skilled trades technicians are beginning to move into the next part of their journey - retirement.
Trip and fall at hospital not work related, adjudicator finds

Trip and fall at hospital not work related, adjudicator finds

Decision means woman can take Northern Health through civil process for injuries allegedly suffered
Northern B.C. getting better highway cell coverage

Northern B.C. getting better highway cell coverage

The province is investing an additional $75 million to expand cell coverage