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B.C. Signs On To Canada Job Grant

OTTAWA - British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.Shirley Bond, the province's minister of jobs, tourism and skills, sa...
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B.C. City Mulls Axing RCMP

RICHMOND, B.C. - An RCMP report says the City of Richmond gets more bang for its buck by keeping the force compared to other policing services it may be considering.Insp. Ted De Jager says the report,...
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$1M In Crime Funds To Help Bullying

VICTORIA - The B.C. government says groups needing help to fight bullying can now apply for a share of money from funds seized from the proceeds of crime.The government says $1 million is up for grabs...
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Online Voting Coming To B.C.?

B.C. Attorney General Shirley Bond has asked Elections BC to convene an independent panel of experts to consider the potential of internet voting in British Columbia. The panel review, which begins in...
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B.C. Going Gangbusters

The B.C. government is spending $66 million to help fight gang violence in the province, Justice Minister Shirley Bond announced Tuesday. "We have a message for those people who choose to behave in g...

3 B.C. Lotto Winners Face Charges

Three B.C. lottery ticket vendors could lose their registration and face criminal charges for theft and fraud, according to government briefing notes prepared for the provincial Solicitor General Shir...
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RCMP Pay Hikes Stuns Local Politicians

Several municipalities in British Columbia are raising the alarm over what they say are completely unexpected pay raises the federal government has mandated for the RCMP, but in a statement issued Fri...
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B.C. Inks 20-Year RCMP Deal

VICTORIA - The RCMP will continue providing police services to six provinces and three territories for the next 20 years as part of a renewed Canada-wide agreement-in-principle announced Wednesday.Bri...

BC Inches Closer To Deal On RCMP Contract

VANCOUVER - Provincial and municipal politicians in British Columbia say they and the federal government have made progress negotiating a new RCMP contract, just two days before a deadline from Ottawa...