Posts Tagged ‘ protection ’

Video: Tips from the public solve missing persons cases, says Child Protection centre

July 25, 2013

Christy Dzikowicz from Centre for Child Protection says it's important for people to know that cases are active and thoroughly investigated. globeandmail – British Columbia

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BC Civil Liberties Association calling on EU to increase data protection

June 29, 2013
BC Civil Liberties Association calling on EU to increase data protection

The BC Civil Liberties Association and several other organizations promoting the protection of internet privacy have signed a ‘Washington Statement’ calling on the European Union to increase data protection. In the wake of revelations over the extent of the u.s. governments internet monitoring, the BCCLA is hoping the EU withstands American pressure as it looks [...]

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New regulations meant to expand protection to workers exposed to rock dust

June 25, 2013

WorkSafeBC has proposed new rules to lessen an estimated 48,000 B.C. workers’ exposure to rock dust linked to silicosis, a deadly lung disease. While the risks of worker exposure to asbestos are well known, the risks of dust exposure from grinding or cutting stone, cutting bricks or tile or hauling gravel does not get as [...]

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Ombudsperson to investigate B.C.’s protection of streamside habitat

June 19, 2013

B.C. Ombudsperson Kim Carter announced Wednesday she has launched a “systemic investigation” into provincial protection of riparian areas adjacent to streams. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Federal protection sought to save western grizzlies

March 14, 2013

Grizzly bear populations in southern B.C. and Alberta have plummeted to such perilous levels that they require immediate listing under the federal Species at Risk Act, the David Suzuki Foundation said in a report released Thursday. In B.C., fewer than 100 grizzlies are thought to exist in each of the Squamish-Lillooet, South Selkirk, Yahk, and [...]

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