Health authority contracts with for-profit surgical and diagnostic imaging clinics topped $393 million between 2015/16 and 2020/21 – with total annual payments increasing by 57 per cent over that period.
Late last night the Public Service Agency (PSA) invited the BCGEU’s Public Service Bargaining Committee back to the table to resume talks. The bargaining committee has accepted that invitation.
At least 1,095 British Columbians are believed to have been lost to the toxic drug supply between January and June 2022, according to preliminary data released by the BC Coroners Service.
As high school, college and university students prepare for the upcoming new school year, the need for technology supplies rises.
However, shortages of essential supplies like computer chips may limit the options available to shoppers. Students and families might find it hard to purchase the exact tech they desire from trustworthy sellers.
The BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) public service bargaining unit will begin targeted job action at select BC Liquor Distribution Branch wholesale and distribution centres at 3:30 pm today after issuing strike notice on Friday, August 12.
Picket lines will go up at the following locations:
Professional skills training is helping as many as 45 people become industrial sewing machine operators in the Lower Mainland.
This new provincially funded Community and Employer Partnerships (CEP) project focuses on training immigrants, youth and people with barriers to employment.
Negotiators for Canada said that the 13th round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty will happen this week — Aug. 10-11, 2022 — with representatives of Canada and the United States meeting in Richmond.
This two-day session is the first formal negotiation between the two countries since January 2022.
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests and Kootenay West MLA; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S.
An Open Letter to all British Columbians:
As British Columbians, w
The Keremeos Creek fire has grown to more than 2,700 hectares BC Wildfire Service said on its website Sunday.
BC Wildfire Service said the size of the wildfire, located approximately 21 kilometers southwest of Penticton, is estimated to be 2790 hectares as of 4 p.m. August 1.