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B.C. announces 'blitz' of walk-in flu shots. Here's where to get one

B.C. announces 'blitz' of walk-in flu shots. Here's where to get one

B.C. health officials are encouraging walk-in flu shots.
Advocates seek funding for free contraception in next B.C. budget

Advocates seek funding for free contraception in next B.C. budget

VICTORIA — A B.C. advocacy group says it's going to push the government to fulfil a promise to cover the cost of prescription contraception, and for it to be included in the next provincial budget. The B.C.
Conroy brings rural perspective to B.C.'s bottom line, may expand speculation tax

Conroy brings rural perspective to B.C.'s bottom line, may expand speculation tax

VICTORIA — Katrine Conroy says she asked to keep her old job as British Columbia's forests minister because there was unfinished business, but Premier David Eby had other plans and put her in charge of managing the province's finances.
B.C. tax regime, $5.7B surplus under the microscope as new finance minister takes over

B.C. tax regime, $5.7B surplus under the microscope as new finance minister takes over

‘I’m not going to wake up tomorrow’ and raise taxes, says Finance Minister Katrine Conroy
Safety board says maintenance problems, blade failure led to fatal crash in B.C.

Safety board says maintenance problems, blade failure led to fatal crash in B.C.

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board says a fatal helicopter crash near Campbell River, B.C., three years ago was caused by a failure in the main rotor blades. The lone pilot, who was also the owner of E & B Helicopters Ltd.
How B.C. tech firms are breaking through frigid VC climate

How B.C. tech firms are breaking through frigid VC climate

Canadian venture capital funding has fallen by more than $1B year over year as of Q3, according to KPMG
'Tis the season...to be careful

'Tis the season...to be careful

Scam artists and fraudsters target generosity during the holiday season
Icewine harvest "fast and furious" in the Okanagan Valley with abundance of grapes

Icewine harvest "fast and furious" in the Okanagan Valley with abundance of grapes

Only a few Okanagan wineries still make the fickle ice wine
Two Central Okanagan restaurants named to OpenTable's top 100

Two Central Okanagan restaurants named to OpenTable's top 100

“We’re seeing a strong interest in a variety of dining establishments and experiences this year," said Matt Davis, country director, OpenTable Canada.
Eby's cabinet retains seven Islanders, with new attorney general, finance minister

Eby's cabinet retains seven Islanders, with new attorney general, finance minister

The new cabinet, unveiled Wednesday, shows an effort to balance gender, ethnicity, regional representation and experience. Niki Sharma takes over as attorney general, and Katrine Conroy as finance minister
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