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First Nation community cut off by landslides still hasn't heard from government

First Nation community cut off by landslides still hasn't heard from government

Shackan Indian Band is going it alone, caring for its community and finding safe housing for its members
Provincial workers to return to office Dec. 1; vaccine mandate now in effect

Provincial workers to return to office Dec. 1; vaccine mandate now in effect

Unvaccinated provincial employees who don't qualify for exemption will be placed on unpaid leave
Judge fines woman $1,500 for blocking logging road, praises 'respectful, peaceable' protesters

Judge fines woman $1,500 for blocking logging road, praises 'respectful, peaceable' protesters

B.C.'s sick leave law will provide workers five paid days minimum starting Jan. 1

B.C.'s sick leave law will provide workers five paid days minimum starting Jan. 1

VICTORIA — Workers in British Columbia will be eligible for "fair and balanced" sick leave pay that provides a minimum of five days a year starting Jan. 1, Labour Minister Harry Bains said Wednesday.
Flooded B.C. farmers prepare for another storm

Flooded B.C. farmers prepare for another storm

People in communities like Abbotsford and Spences Bridge are Environment Canada says the storm is expected to be shorter-lived and less intense than last week's atmospheric river event, but could still worsen impacts on flooded communities and damaged infrastrucure
Transportation Safety Board releases report on CN Rail close call

Transportation Safety Board releases report on CN Rail close call

Crew had lost control of a train in November 2020; operating rules since revised
B.C. records nine new COVID-19 deaths as vaccine numbers slowly rise

B.C. records nine new COVID-19 deaths as vaccine numbers slowly rise

VICTORIA — British Columbia is reporting nine new deaths from COVID-19 as the number of eligible people getting vaccinated against the virus climbs. The new figures bring the death toll from the virus in B.C. to 2,313.
Water advisory issued, main dike breach 90% repaired as storms arrive in Abbotsford

Water advisory issued, main dike breach 90% repaired as storms arrive in Abbotsford

'Continue to pray for us, because we desperately need that,' says Abbotsford's mayor.
Highway 1 through Fraser Valley set to reopen Thursday

Highway 1 through Fraser Valley set to reopen Thursday

Water levels continue to recede, says Transportation Minister Rob Fleming
Vancouver mayor wants a climate levy in the city's 2022 budget

Vancouver mayor wants a climate levy in the city's 2022 budget

Vancouver's mayor wants a new levy to fight climate change in the city's 2022 budget.
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