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Vancouver School Board turns down B.C. government plan to balance budget The VSB has rejected a proposal from the B.C. Ministry of Education that would partially address a $21.8-million shortfall in the district's operating budget for next year. | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Aggression in B.C. seniors homes sparks call for staffing level review B.C.'s advocate for seniors has recommended that staffing levels in elderly care homes be reviewed after examining hundreds of incidents of residents harming each other. | 5 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
10 things you wouldn't believe people tried to get through airport security At peak times, more than 200,000 travellers go through the security checkpoints at Vancouver International Airport. Here's a sampling of items seized. | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lipstick discrimination case hits human rights tribunal A server who claims she was fired from a Maple Ridge pub for refusing to wear lipstick and makeup has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fast-spreading wildfire burning west of Kamloops, B.C. Fire crews are battling a fire north of Tunkwa Lake in the Kamloops fire zone that's spreading quickly with open flame and intermittent candling, said officials. | 6 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Most independent schools in B.C. aren't 'elite', says Fraser Institute report However an educational policy expert says he suspects the think tanks report has a different purpose namely, countering the argument that public tax dollars shouldnt fund independent schools. | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
English Bay beach chair and umbrella rentals begin in Vancouver The chairs, loungers and umbrellas available for rent will make an afternoon at the beach more pricey, but you won't have to haul them from your car. | 8 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Brush fire breaks out near drought-stricken Ladysmith Fire crews are battling a brush fire near Ladysmith, B.C., Wednesday afternoon on southeastern Vancouver Island, which recently hit Level 4 drought levels. | 8 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Potential Delta casino site identified: city council votes to move forward with proposal Delta city council is moving ahead on a plan to bring a casino to the city after identifying a potential site and voting in favour of filing a formal expression of interest with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. | 10 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Working poverty in Metro Vancouver a growing widespread issue, study says Study's author 'very surprised' to see largest increases of working poor in municipalities like West Vancouver, Coquitlam and White Rock from 2006 to 2012. | 11 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend