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Kelowna aerospace firm lands $11.2B contract to revamp RCAF program

Kelowna aerospace firm lands $11.2B contract to revamp RCAF program

KF Aerospace and CAE to revolutionize aircrew training for the Royal Canadian Air Force with the investment
Access to Info plan includes guidance on historical records, no legislative changes

Access to Info plan includes guidance on historical records, no legislative changes

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has outlined a variety of steps intended to make the much-criticized Access to Information system work better, including new guidance on disclosure of historical records.
Vancouver mayor wants property taxes capped at 5.5% in 2025

Vancouver mayor wants property taxes capped at 5.5% in 2025

OneCity Coun. Christine Boyle: "I don't feel comfortable voting on that number without knowing how we get there."
Justice minister says Online Harms Act leaves room for age-appropriate design options

Justice minister says Online Harms Act leaves room for age-appropriate design options

OTTAWA — The federal justice minister said Wednesday the government's online harms bill includes measures to protect children using age-appropriate web design.
Holland defends new ministerial powers to pull products off the shelves

Holland defends new ministerial powers to pull products off the shelves

OTTAWA — The federal health minister needs new powers to unilaterally take dangerous products off the shelves if they're hurting people and not being used as intended, Mark Holland said Wednesday.
B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

The Law Society of BC has also placed a custodian on Naomi Arbabi's legal practice.
B.C. group wants to help you build $100 wildfire air filter

B.C. group wants to help you build $100 wildfire air filter

For less than $100, the DIY device cleans air at a rate equal to or better than a $250 commercial air filter device, studies have shown.
Wildfire experts say burn scars helpful in mitigating, lowering intensity of raging fires

Wildfire experts say burn scars helpful in mitigating, lowering intensity of raging fires

Burn scars can limit future fire spread and spark ecosystem renewal.
WorkSafeBC, police investigating workplace death in Belcarra

WorkSafeBC, police investigating workplace death in Belcarra

Police say the incident took place at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 near Belcarra Bay Road and Salish Road.
Rob Shaw: BC NDP may be forced to help Surrey mayor save face over police transition

Rob Shaw: BC NDP may be forced to help Surrey mayor save face over police transition

As Surrey's policing saga continues, Premier David Eby seeks a resolution that protects taxpayers and his government's re-election chances
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