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Okanagan records driest-ever soil moisture as drought worsens

Federal agency has declared 'exceptional drought' conditions

WestJet adding Kelowna to Toronto route

The twice-weekly WestJet flights begin Nov. 5

B.C. court rejects Lytton wildfire class action lawsuit

The B.C. Supreme Court refused to certify a class action lawsuit brought by residents of the Lytton, B.C., wildfire that burned most of the town's centre in 2021. The judge, however, left the door...

B.C. stops collecting vaccine status information from health-care colleges

PHO says current order has ended as province moves forward with policy work to establish a replacement system

B.C. company ordered to pay $18K over unpaid overtime

Beverly McGuire had maintained her own record of hours

Layoffs issued as Tolko cuts shifts in Armstrong, Williams Lake

Vernon-based forestry giant Tolko Industries has announced layoffs at two of its mills in the North Okanagan and Cariboo

BC Assessment Authority updates property value database

More detailed information to be released Jan. 4

COVID-mandate lawsuit tossed for being 'bad beyond argument'

A highly-publicized lawsuit targeting the provincial government’s COVID-19 measures has been thrown out by a BC Supreme Court Justice for being so poorly crafted it is impossible to respond to

Licensed professionals in BC Public Service issue strike notice

The union represents about 1,200 professionals such as engineers, foresters, geoscientists and pharmacists