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The British Columbia Nurses’ Union (BCNU) is bargaining with the government to “keep the promise” for safe staffing.
The union is looking to eliminate over-capacity care, as some patients are being cared for in the hallways, and to ensure the government keeps its promise of hiring more nurses. The promise is in the collective agreement Read more ›
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The temporary road closure in Nanaimo at Pine St. and Fifth St. remains in effect as of October 17 with an unannounced date of when the road will be accessible again.
The closure is due to a void underneath the road caused by a failing shallow coal mine. Geotechnical assessment of the area has yet to decide the Read more ›
The No Means No campaign continues this year on campuses throughout B.C. Since the beginning in 1992, the campaign has worked with students to raise awareness against rape, sexual assault, and dating violence, as gender-based violence is one of the most persistent and widespread human rights violations in the world according to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Read more ›
Over the past few days I’ve seen a lot of coverage on Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s re-election in Calgary. Over the summer, I saw a lot of coverage on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s crack scandal. Before Ford, it was Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum’s resignation over corruption charges. Following this, I remember a few proud Vancouverites making noise about their mayor, Gregor Robertson, riding his bicycle to work, which I guess is important to a few proud Vancouverites.
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