Thursday, June 21, 2018

Discriminated against for depression: Transport Canada ordered to give B.C. man top-secret job

Chris Hughes outside CFB Esquimalt, where he would have been based as a marine intelligence analyst

Transport Canada has been ordered to give a Victoria man a job with top-secret security clearance — and compensation as high as $500,000 — because he faced discrimination due to depression.



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After overdose death, Penticton Indian Band reaffirms desire to be drug-free reserve

Penticton Indian Band

A recent drug overdose death of a member of the Penticton Indian Band has people in the South Okanagan community grieving and looking for answers.



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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

B.C. fish farms to require First Nations approval by 2022: reports

Restocking

B.C. First Nations leaders are reacting to reports that all West Coast fish farms will require First Nations approval starting in 2022.



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Vancouver massage therapist facing sex-assault charges

Vancouver police VPD

Vancouver police allege Bodhi Jones assaulted numerous female clients while they were receiving treatment at his Kitsilano office.



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Correctional officers' protest pits BCGEU members against... the BCGEU

BCGEU protest

A group of youth correctional officers protested outside the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union office in Vancouver on Tuesday, saying they're upset they stand to miss out on a big raise if a tentative agreement is ratified, while they don't.



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BC Ferries reports its best year ever for vehicle traffic

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BC Ferries' year-end results show consolidated net earnings of $59.9 million.



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Search fails to find missing kayaker near Sooke

Sea Island Station

There's still no sign of a 57-year-old kayaker who set out Monday morning for a paddle in Becher Bay, near Sooke, B.C.



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