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YVR to become electric clean-tech test hub

YVR to become electric clean-tech test hub

Initiative will pair YVR with B.C. clean-techs to electrify airport operations
How is the new post-pandemic workplace working?

How is the new post-pandemic workplace working?

Office life permanently changed by pandemic? Looks likely, experts say
Hybrid-work environment affects health, leisure time

Hybrid-work environment affects health, leisure time

Blurring lines between work, leisure, office, home has positive and negative effects
B.C. ramps up appeal to vaccinate as influenza surges in children

B.C. ramps up appeal to vaccinate as influenza surges in children

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the province has seen a “dramatic increase” in cases of Influenza A, particularly H3N2, which can cause severe illness in children.
Ferry worker union calls for contract to be reopened to hike wages

Ferry worker union calls for contract to be reopened to hike wages

The union argues that if wages aren’t increased, more ferry workers will leave, putting an extra burden on those left behind
Union challenges B.C. Ferries' clean-shaven rule for workers

Union challenges B.C. Ferries' clean-shaven rule for workers

Rule, which is related to use of masks and respirators, is affecting members of the Sikh faith, says union
Scam involving bitcoin costs Victoria victim almost $50,000

Scam involving bitcoin costs Victoria victim almost $50,000

The case began when the victim received an email that appeared to be from PayPal indicating the person owed $499, an amount later upped to $49,999.
The race is on to spy on Canada’s whales from space

The race is on to spy on Canada’s whales from space

A wave of interest is also rising on the B.C. coast to employ space technology to detect and protect large at-risk ocean species
Many Canadians plan to spend less on Christmas presents, entertaining

Many Canadians plan to spend less on Christmas presents, entertaining

People are also scaling back their charitable donations, a new poll has found.
Fired supervisor wins wrongful dismissal suit against City of Port Coquitlam

Fired supervisor wins wrongful dismissal suit against City of Port Coquitlam

Washing his truck and trailer at municipal car wash was wrong but not enough to justify firing, judge rules
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