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Private daycares squeezed out by B.C. public programs

Private daycares squeezed out by B.C. public programs

Private providers say they’re being discriminated against as the province ramps up access to publicly-funded childcare spaces
Firefighters knock down large beach fire at Port Stalashen spit

Firefighters knock down large beach fire at Port Stalashen spit

It was unsafe for firefighters to access the spit at Port Stalashen Sunday evening, so they had to wait until morning to extinguish what likely started as an unattended beach fire.
43 sick amid NÜTRL-branded tumbler recall

43 sick amid NÜTRL-branded tumbler recall

People have reported a number of symptoms after using the promotional tumblers, including headaches, nausea, cramping and abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Baldrey: Why B.C. United wished for a lifesaver during 'turbulent political waters'

Baldrey: Why B.C. United wished for a lifesaver during 'turbulent political waters'

Columnist Keith Baldrey believes takes a closer look at B.C. United's "somewhat absurd" proposal to carve up the electoral map for the next election.
Two B.C. tech companies considered national security risks

Two B.C. tech companies considered national security risks

Government offers limited information, says foreign investment reviewed for security risks.
As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

It was 15 years ago that Ontario student Justin Wood started feeling sick. A keen soccer player, snowboarder and mountain biker, Wood said he didn't know the cause but he had to "back off from playing sports and back off from academics.
Is work ethic what it used to be? Survey finds disconnect between perception and reality

Is work ethic what it used to be? Survey finds disconnect between perception and reality

While the pendulum seems to have swung to the ‘life’ side, some wonder if it has gone too far.
Letters: TAP form process for BC Ferries needs fixing

Letters: TAP form process for BC Ferries needs fixing

'Twenty percent of British Columbians do not have a family doctor. Those who live on the Sunshine Coast are hit with a double whammy: no doctor and no way to access the Travel Assistance Program for critical health procedures.'
Sunshine Coast Observatory gets accessible porta-potty

Sunshine Coast Observatory gets accessible porta-potty

The Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club received a BC Rehab grant for a wheelchair-accessible porta-potty, which was delivered last week.
Rob Shaw: B.C. set to regulate thousands of therapists, counsellors

Rob Shaw: B.C. set to regulate thousands of therapists, counsellors

Move aims to protect public from unqualified practitioners and improve accountability