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Battle over future of legal marijuana in B.C. just starting

Battle over future of legal marijuana in B.C. just starting

Big pot decisions face province as Ottawa presses ahead (with video)
Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the average monthly cost for full-time child care has gone up by more than eight per cent.
A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.
UPDATE - ENDED: Vanderhoof air quality advisory issued due to northern high pressure

UPDATE - ENDED: Vanderhoof air quality advisory issued due to northern high pressure

High concentrations of fine particulate matter, caused by high pressure system from the north, persisted from Dec. 12 to 16.
Vanderhoof police enforcement on impaired driving up over last two years

Vanderhoof police enforcement on impaired driving up over last two years

As of September 2016, Vanderhoof’s local RCMP detachment exceeded their yearly goals of impaired driving charges by 200 per cent.

B.C. remote communities' social workers get a raise

Front-line ministry social workers in hard-to-recruit areas of the province will receive an additional $3,000 to $6,000 per year
Father advocates for logging safety culture change after daughter's death in Fort St. James

Father advocates for logging safety culture change after daughter's death in Fort St. James

A year following the tragic death of his daughter on an icy road near Fort St. James, Kevin Cormack is appealing for dramatic changes
London Drugs 'ready' to dispense marijuana

London Drugs 'ready' to dispense marijuana

Vice-president John Tse says their pharmacists have been training for months
NOW ENDED: Vanderhoof gets air quality advisory due to still air

NOW ENDED: Vanderhoof gets air quality advisory due to still air

high concentrations of fine particulate matter are expected to persist throughout the day. This advisory is in effect until further notice.
Cold spell spikes electricity

Cold spell spikes electricity

The first wave of cold arctic air and snow has increased electricity demand by 12 per cent provincewide