BC Hydro finishes $32 million Buckley Bay substation

!Comox Valley MLA Don McRae and B.C. Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett at the official opening of the new BC Hydro Buckley Bay substation (pictured in background). - Spencer Anderson / Echo Staff
  • posted Jun 23, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The project has been under construction since 2012, but the substation was in the planning stages from 2008 on.


B.C. NDP commits to $15 minimum wage

  • posted Jun 26, 2016 at 1:00 PM

NDP leader John Horgan backs B.C. Federation of Labour campaign at party conference in Kamloops


Beefs and Bouquets, Friday, June 24, 2016

  • posted Jun 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM
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BOUQUETS of gratitude to all the businesses, libraries, and offices who displayed posters for the Speech Reading Course.


B.C. liquor stores allowed to charge for samples

  • updated Jun 23, 2016 at 4:54 PM

Stores can now sell booze samples, and in larger sizes


B.C. wildfire officials on alert as ‘volatile’ conditions expected by long weekend

  • posted Jun 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM

North, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to rapidly dry out over next few weeks, officials say

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Why hiring a licensed contractor will protect your home and business

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  • updated Jun 20, 2016 at 9:58 AM
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Work done without a licence or permit can lead to six times as many safety hazards, according to the BC Safety Authority

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Canadian academic jailed in Iran for dabbling in feminism, security: family

  • updated Jun 26, 2016 at 4:10 PM

Canadian professor jailed over feminism, security: family

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