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Nearly 100 birds at popular B.C. tourist ranch euthanized after avian flu detected

Nearly 100 birds, including ducks, chickens, pheasants and peacocks, have been euthanized after avian flu tore through O'Keefe Ranch, a popular tourist spot in B.C.'s...

This speakeasy in Victoria asks hopeful visitors to make a literary choice to enter

In downtown Victoria, B.C., a man in sunglasses, a collared shirt, sleek slacks and sharp dress shoes stands in front of an unmarked door, next to a...

Sunshine Coast community limits short-term rentals

AirBnBs and other vacation rental suites will be significantly reduced next year in Sechelt, B.C., after the district council voted to limit the number of...

Sephora workers in Kamloops, B.C. first in North America to unionize

Employees at a cosmetics store in Kamloops, B.C. have officially unionized.Workers at the Sephora in Aberdeen Mall filed to unionize last week. On Wednesday, their membership...

Breaks at work boost job performance and well-being, SFU study finds

Taking breaks from work not only boost workers' well-being, but it also increases their performance while on the job, according to new research out of...

B.C. residential school truths were exposed in her 1st book. Her sequel shows there is more to say

WARNING: This story contains distressing details.The Secwepemc term Tsqelmucwílc (pronounced cha-CAL-mux-weel) loosely translates to "we return to being human" and is considered a testament to...

Meet the B.C. man who swims to work

Some people walk to work, some take the bus or a train and a few might even take a ferry. Many drive to work, often in...

BCGEU and province to return to bargaining table

The union representing thousands of public service workers will resume bargaining talks after more than a week of job action, it says.   Some members of the B.C. General...

Are lower housing costs and Rocky Mountain views enough to lure Vancouverites to Alberta?

This week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney launched a campaign to attract skilled workers from Vancouver and Toronto to Alberta, promising lower taxes, affordable housing, shorter commutes and...

This Kelowna woman finished last in the Mongol Derby. But she says the journey was worth it

Nancy O'Neill, of Kelowna, B.C., had been waiting years to participate in the Mongol Derby, which is considered the longest and toughest horse race in...

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