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Health care tops councillor candidates debate

Health care tops councillor candidates debate

Bringing 24-hour health care to Houston was the most talked-about issue among councillor candidates at the Nov. 8 municipal election forum.
Provincial Police Complaint Commissioner gets limited power to investigate RCMP

Provincial Police Complaint Commissioner gets limited power to investigate RCMP

Deal only applies to serious cases
Recover costs from guilty staff, B.C. told

Recover costs from guilty staff, B.C. told

The B.C. government should try to recover legal fees paid on behalf of employees found guilty of crimes, a review recommends.

B.C.'s minimum wage has increased to $9.50 as of Nov. 1.

British Columbia's workers benefit from wage increase
Bell apologizes for 'gay tourism' error

Bell apologizes for 'gay tourism' error

Jobs Minister Pat Bell has asked his staff to investigate how a ministry brochure erroneously warned against promoting gay tourism in China.
B.C. joins lineup at China's door

B.C. joins lineup at China's door

Premier Christy Clark and senior B.C. cabinet ministers are seeing plenty of competition as they visit China this week.
Province, USW roll out up-skilling program

Province, USW roll out up-skilling program

A new training program will help northern B.C. workers, particularly those who want to get jobs or promotions in mining and forestry jobs.

Houston candidates share their platforms

Mayor and councillor candidates for the District of Houston submitted their election priorities to the Houston Today.
B.C. treaty process gets global scrutiny

B.C. treaty process gets global scrutiny

The Wet'suwet'en First Nation have joined a human rights complaint brougt by six B.C. First Nations to the Organization of American States.

Houston tourism holding steady

Houston tourism numbers have held steady through the recession, as have some tried-and-true ways of reaching out to visitors.