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The First Perspective-Aboriginal
The Namgis First Nation is requesting proposals from qualified persons to serve as an electoral officer for a referendum vote to be held by the Namgis First Nation, by mail-in ballot.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Truckers' strike at Vancouver port hurting trade: Harper
Prime Minister Stephen Harper waves as he arrives for a moderated question and answer session with the B.C. Chamber of Commerce in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday March 12, 2014.
Christy Clark cancels $140,000-contract for ex-Liberal MLA after patronage criticism
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Journal of Commerce
New trades training facility at Camosun College
Construction has started on a new $30 million Centre for Trades Education and Innovation at Camosun College in Victoria, B.C. The 7,432 square metre structure will house a marine and metal trades training program that includes welding, sheet metal, metal fabrication, nautical and ship building, as well as repair programs.
Erin Ventures Starts Next Work Phase at Its Piskanja Boron Property
Erin Ventures Starts Next Work Phase at Its Piskanja Boron Property and Temporarily Delays Resource Certification Process Erin Looks to Advance the Project to Feasibility Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, March 11, 2014 /FSC/ - Erin Ventures Inc. , announces that the work program required to advance its 100% owned Piskanja project to a feasibility ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
LED firm to rehire staff
LED Roadway Lighting founder Charles Cartmill has announced that the firm will be rehiring most of the 45 workers laid off before Christmas.
Nominations open for child care awards of excellence
Anyone with a child attending child care or preschool knows how valuable care providers can be in helping young children learn and grow.
Solid Waste and Recycling
FEEDBACK: BC's Draft Landfill Criteria
British Columbia's Ministry of Environment is looking for local government feedback on the draft Landfill Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste.
More foreign workers now heading to B.C.'s remote areas, small towns
The number of temporary foreign workers entering B.C. has taken off in recent years, nowhere more so than outside the province's biggest cities.
The Desert Sun
Thousands converge on La Quinta Arts Festival
Friends Wendy Josephson and Deborah Hartwick were strolling the park at the Civic Center campus Sunday afternoon, enjoying the warm, sunny day, clear view of the mountains and the ducks roaming freely in and out of the pond while perusing all the artwork, hoping to find something to buy at the 32nd annual La Quinta Arts Festival.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Chuck Chiang: Beijing courts Vancouver's overseas Chinese
Get Inspired! See breathtaking slide presentations and hear from seasoned adventure travelers as they share incredible stories of the thrill of their adventures.
Use of surveillance tech to monitor seniors at home on rise
When Ross Armstrong's 85-year-old mother opens her door after 9 p.m., he's alerted via text message.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
B.C. ministry can't explain increasing delays in family law cases
The Justice Ministry said it's unclear what's causing the delays, because the family law system is otherwise seeing improvements in the time it takes to start a trial, and a decline in the number of new family cases.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
TAKE 5 in Historic Victoria
While its parks and buildings might seem youthful when measured against some other international locales, the history of southern Vancouver Island is a fascinating blend of ancient First Nations cultures and European settlement history reaching back to the mid-19th century.
The Globe and Mail
Economy has thrown us some curve balls, Bank of Canada's Murray says
A cyclist passes the Bank of Canada building through a snow-covered sidewalk in Ottawa in this file photo.
GoldON Files Exploration Permit for Slate Falls Gold-Silver Project in Northwestern Ontario
Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, March 06, 2014 /FSC/ - GoldON Resources Ltd. , is pleased to report that it has filed with the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines for an exploration permit that includes line cutting, mechanical stripping and diamond drilling.
Courtenay Comox Valley Record
People with disabilities have to 'navigate a river'
Jason Byrnes, a retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces, will still have his expenses covered come April 1 when federal regulations preclude Health Canada from distributing marijuana for medical purposes.