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No Retaliation Details

No Retaliation Details

Mar 5, 2005 / 10:35 am

B.C.'s premier won't specify what action his government is considering when it comes to getting back the $4.2 billion dollars in softwood duties currently being...

Call For Auditor General

Mar 5, 2005 / 7:01 am

The Hospital Employees' Union says B.C.'s auditor general should oversee the development and implementation of a province-wide audit of cleanliness standards in...

Campbell On Shootings

Campbell On Shootings

Mar 4, 2005 / 11:59 am

Government Release Premier Gordon Campbell released the following statement today in response to the tragic death of four RCMP officers in the line of duty in...

Plane Search Ends

Plane Search Ends

Mar 4, 2005 / 6:59 am

Officials have now called off the search for a missing DeHavilland Beaver float plane that crashed Monday after taking off from Campbell River. Officials...

New Seniors Info Line

New Seniors Info Line

Mar 3, 2005 / 2:00 pm

Edited News Release An expanded toll-free telephone information line will give seniors one-stop access to a wide range of information on government services for...

Grand Forks Murder Suicide

Grand Forks Murder Suicide

Mar 3, 2005 / 1:00 pm

Police in Grand Forks are investigating the discovery of two bodies. The bodies of a 53-year-old woman and 55-year-old man have been found inside a home. Police...

Float Plane Body Found

Mar 3, 2005 / 8:34 am

Search and rescue officials have found a body of one of the passengers from a missing float plane on Vancouver Island. The plane went missing Monday after...

Search For Plane Resumes

Search For Plane Resumes

Mar 2, 2005 / 10:52 am

Search and rescue officials are following up on nearly two dozen tips called in about a float plane that went missing on a flight from Campbell River to a...

Search For Float Plane

Search For Float Plane

Mar 1, 2005 / 10:10 am

An extensive search has been launched for a float plane that went missing while taking four loggers from Campbell River to a remote logging camp in Knight Inlet...

HEU Being Sued

HEU Being Sued

Mar 1, 2005 / 5:00 am

The Hospital Employees Union is being sued for its strike action last April. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is spearheading the legal action in the form of a...

Street Race Kills Three

Feb 28, 2005 / 9:35 am

Maple Ridge RCMP say it's likely a horrific, four-vehicle crash Sunday night was the result of a street race. Three people were killed and four others were...

Pre-Election Frenzy

Pre-Election Frenzy

Feb 27, 2005 / 9:18 am

The B.C. government's pre-election funding announcements continued on Saturday as Premier Gordon Campbell rallied a crowd of Liberals into a May 17 pre-election...

Own The Podium

Feb 27, 2005 / 7:58 am

The Province will seek approval from the legislature next week for $10 million to contribute to the Own the Podium program for Canada's Olympic and Paralympic...

New Correction Act Soon

Feb 27, 2005 / 7:48 am

The province's new Correction Act comes into force on April 18, 2005. It was passed by the Legislature last spring, and replaces outdated legislation that had...

Father And Son Shot

Father And Son Shot

Feb 26, 2005 / 11:03 am

Burnaby police are looking for a suspect after a double shooting Friday evening. Police say shortly before 9:30 pm Burnaby RCMP were called to a house after a...

Strike Settled At Three

Feb 26, 2005 / 6:20 am

A tentative contract deal has been reached for support staff at three of six B.C. colleges that were hit by weeks of rotating strike action earlier this term. ...

Siblings Not Family

Feb 25, 2005 / 11:30 am

A 43 year old Langley woman is dying of cancer and her Conservative MP in Ottawa is fighting for her caregiver to receive financial help. The woman's sister had...

Hospital Wants More

Hospital Wants More

Feb 24, 2005 / 9:42 am

One of Canada's top health-care experts says spending more money to expand the emergency ward at Surrey Memorial Hospital won't fix the problem of overcrowding....

BC Tsunami Couple Found

BC Tsunami Couple Found

Feb 23, 2005 / 4:00 pm

The bodies of a British Columbia couple who were in Thailand when the tsunami hit on Boxing Day have reportedly been recovered. The Canadian Press reports that...

Low Velocity Crash Report

Low Velocity Crash Report

Feb 23, 2005 / 5:00 am

Ombudsman Reports on ICBC's Minimal/No Damage-Low Velocity Impact Program Provincial Ombudsman Howard Kushner today released Special Report No. 26, a report on...

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