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B.C. nurses get 5.5 per cent over 5-year deal

VICTORIA – The British Columbia Nurses Union has voted to ratify a five-year contact that gives 40,000 members a 5.5-per-cent wage increase.

Health Minister Terry Lake said Wednesday the deal includes government commitments to contribute $4 million to programs targeting workplace violence and rural recruitment of nurses. 274 more words


Christy Clark's exclusive fundraisers, annual stipend from party not conflict of interest: commissioner

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier Christy Clark was not in a conflict of interest for hosting exclusive party fundraisers or receiving an annual stipend for leading the B.C. 467 more words


Brian Hutchinson: Everything stinks about Christy Clark’s mysterious salary ‘top-ups’

VANCOUVER, B.C. — Premier Christy Clark moonlights. She spends hours outside her busy and important day job, helping attract big bucks for the B.C. Liberal Party that she leads. 761 more words

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Colby Cosh: Great Leap? A little war of words on the West Coast

On Wednesday there was a debate over housing in Vancouver in the B.C. Legislative Assembly. The topic of discussion was the subject of “shadow flipping” in the Vancouver property market, which has grabbed headline space lately because of investigative revelations of dodgy practices in a leading local real-estate firm. 602 more words

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B.C. Liberals rehire ex-McGuinty aide still facing criminal charges in Ontario gas plant scandal

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberal Party has rehired Laura Miller to the role of executive director, despite Miller facing criminal charges of breach of trust and mischief in Ontario. 245 more words