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Winds expected to cause wildfire to spread in southeastern B.C.: BC Wildfire Service

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service is warning that gusty winds will likely cause a wildfire that crossed into Canada from Montana earlier this month to grow.
You can have your own Hobbit float home in Delta

You can have your own Hobbit float home in Delta

Anyone interested in the float home is asked to make an appointment and advised not to go on the property without a realtor present. That cautionary advice may or may not be given because of the possible unannounced appearance of the wizard Gandalf.
BC General Employees' Union issues strike notice on behalf of 33,000 public servants

BC General Employees' Union issues strike notice on behalf of 33,000 public servants

BURNABY, B.C. — The union representing about 33,000 staff in the B.C. Public Service Agency has issued a strike notice to the government.
B.C. Premier John Horgan calls byelection in Surrey South on Sept. 10

B.C. Premier John Horgan calls byelection in Surrey South on Sept. 10

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Surrey South electoral district.
Prince George mayor, city staff helped city councillor get $157K grant

Prince George mayor, city staff helped city councillor get $157K grant

Mayor Lyn Hall and the city’s economic development officer wrote letters supporting Kyle Sampson Productions' grant application for the Best Damn Music Festival.
BC General Employees' Union issues 72-hour strike notice

BC General Employees' Union issues 72-hour strike notice

95% of members voted to support job action on June 22.
Ukraine honourary consul should have seen money laundering 'red flags'

Ukraine honourary consul should have seen money laundering 'red flags'

The lawyer was found to have committed three instances of professional misconduct.
Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Cruise lines start dropping COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Canada to require proof of vaccination on cruises, unlike Europe, U.S.
Mismanaged real estate deals land B.C. lawyer two-month suspension

Mismanaged real estate deals land B.C. lawyer two-month suspension

Surrey lawyer Serf Grewal must be supervised in handling any future trust accounts, a BC Law Society panel has ruled.
Has B.C. already reached peak inflation?

Has B.C. already reached peak inflation?

Data shows inflation on West Coast easing ahead of rest of nation