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Vancouver Coastal Health Authority told to stop punishing workers who call in sick

January 24, 2013

The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, which advises people to stay home if they think they have the flu, has been told to stop punishing its own workers for calling in sick. In response to a grievance launched last year by the Hospital Employees’ Union and other health unions, arbitrator Vince Ready has ruled that the [...]

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Lots of money at stake in film industry

January 23, 2013
Lots of money at stake in film industry

Thousands of people packed North Shore Studios to rally support for the BC film industry. Many in the industry say BC is losing productions to Ontario because of tax breaks and other incentives. Cheryl Nex is the Vice-Chair of the Motion Picture Industry Association, “Their incentives are higher. When you talk about the base incentive [...]

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B.C. film industry seeking ways to survive

January 23, 2013
B.C. film industry seeking ways to survive

People who work in the B.C. film industry are hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday to talk about the dearth of jobs in their struggling industry. CBC | British Columbia News

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Former Prince George Citizen reporter linked to double fatal shooting in the Philippines

January 23, 2013

The Canadian man who killed two people in a courtroom in the Philippines on Tuesday before being gunned down by police likely worked at the Prince George Citizen three decades ago. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Mop-up underway at flooded Vancouver highrise

January 23, 2013

People living in a downtown highrise are mopping up after a major flood last night. Police say water pipes used for firefighting may have been deliberately opened sending water down from the 35th floor to the ground floor at “The Max”on 928 Beatty Street. Resident Sic Kareem says his apartment was flooded. “The floor in [...]

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