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BC Finance Minister sees reason for optimism

November 17, 2012

BC’s FInance Minister came out of an economic forecast council meeting feeling somewhat hopeful. Mike de Jong says the economists and big bank representatives sounded a note of cautious optimism on the BC and Canadian economy.  He says they also expressed optimism about our neighbours to the south. “Something that may have surprised me a [...]

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Mental health policy in the workplace has been delayed

November 14, 2012
Mental health policy in the workplace has been delayed

It’s taking longer than expected for the Federal Government to implement a new policy for mental health in the workplace. It was supposed to be done this month. The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace will establish voluntary guidelines for employers. It has been in the works more than two years. Labour [...]

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NDP health critic unimpressed with minister’s response to Burnaby Hospital controversy

November 12, 2012
NDP health critic unimpressed with minister’s response to Burnaby Hospital controversy

The NDP health critic is hitting out at BC Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid’s response to a leaked document indicating Liberal partisanship on a committee that looked into the future of Burnaby Hospital. Mike Farnworth isn’t impressed with MacDiarmid’s attempt to distance the Liberal government from documents which point to Liberal partisans hoping to use the issue [...]

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Suspicious package shuts down Surrey skytrain

November 2, 2012
Suspicious package shuts down Surrey skytrain

The skytrain is shut down between Scott Road and Gateway stations as police deal with a suspicious package, Surrey RCMP Sargeant Drew Grainger says, ”it is just a little bit west of Scott Road skytrain station where we have a located suspiciously strapped together three propane tanks – obviously not a normal occurance.  To err on [...]

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Anti-bullying event attracts hundreds

October 25, 2012
Anti-bullying event attracts hundreds

An event set up to discuss the topic of bullying drew a crowd of hundreds in Port Coquitlam Wednesday night at Terry Fox Theatre, as many continue to seek answers in the wake of Amanda Todd’s high-profile suicide. The event was called Bullying: It Ends With You. Wendy, whose son knew Amanda Todd, felt the [...]

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