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Nanaimo Shipyard battles to stay out of bankruptcy

Nanaimo Shipyard battles to stay out of bankruptcy

The Nanaimo Shipyard is financially restructuring itself in an effort to stave off bankruptcy.

Provincial budget to be revealed today about 2 p.m.

The B.C. government will outline its spending plans for the new fiscal year starting April 1 with a new budget that is to be unveiled by Finance Minister Mike de Jong at the legislature today around 2 p.m.
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MONTREAL - Civil rights icon Angela Davis says Canadians could set an example for Americans in the way they run their country if they show progressive leadership.
Civil rights icon Angela Davis encourages progressive leadership in Canada

Civil rights icon Angela Davis encourages progressive leadership in Canada

MONTREAL - Civil rights icon Angela Davis says Canadians could set an example for Americans in the way they run their country if they show progressive leadership.
Musician, dancer, gardener, community builder: many faces of three who died in fire

Musician, dancer, gardener, community builder: many faces of three who died in fire

Georgia Paige Klap was a musician, dancer and idealistic young woman who wanted to make the world a better place. On Monday, Klap was identified by the B.C.
Jack Knox: Parents keep hope alive for sick toddler

Jack Knox: Parents keep hope alive for sick toddler

Madrona Fuentes turned two on Monday — too young, mercifully, to understand the doctors’ prognosis. “They say she’s not curable,” says her mother, Michelle Purvis-Fuentes.
Ferry leaves with baby while mom still onshore

Ferry leaves with baby while mom still onshore

A departing B.C. Ferries vessel had to be turned around Sunday morning, after a woman left her five-month-old infant with a stranger on board so she could retrieve something onshore, and the ship sailed without her.
Alumni want Vic High named a historic site

Alumni want Vic High named a historic site

They arrive in the summer. They will be in Victoria on holiday and they stop by the school to visit their past. Vic High hasn’t changed much over the past 99 years, so it’s easy for people to step back in time when they enter its halls.

Hand over your seniors' card when boarding B.C. Ferries, don’t flash it

Seniors who enjoy free walk-on rides on B.C. Ferries will need to make minor adjustments to their routines when boarding with the new B.C. Services Card. Unlike B.C.’s Gold CareCard, the new cards have no distinguishing colour for B.C.
Online hub to showcase local charity work for potential donors

Online hub to showcase local charity work for potential donors

It’s a model that’s been called the “YouTube of philanthropy.