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Children and Social Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux says BC funds more than 250 programs to help protect women from domestic violence.

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Children and Family Development minister Stephanie Cadieux says the province is examing options such as domestic violence courts to help safeguard women.

The investigation is next after a second fire in two days at the former drive-in movie site on the Tk'emlups Indian reserve.

Interest in French immersion stronger than expected in SD 73.

Kamloops officials investigating the possibility of a shared business license with other B.C. communities.


 

Provincial

The BC government reports more than 1.4 million doses of influenza vaccine have been distributed, which was 74% effective in protecting from the H-1-N-1 straing.

Provincial medical health officer Dr. Perry Kendall says 80% of BC health care workers accepted influenza vaccinations, although one in the Interior Health Authority was terminated for persistently refusing the flu shot.

Councillors in Kitimat have voted to officially oppose the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, but they aren't rejecting further plans to move Alberta oil through the region.

A horse rescue centre in Princeton reports a 95% increase in the number of animals rescued this year.

The retail group Shelf Space says year over year sales in British Columbia are up 2.8%.

Dutch prosecutors says the possible extradition of a man accused of using the Internet to target underage girls, including B.C. teen Amanda Todd, won't necessarily have to wait until after his trial in Holland.

National

The federal government is ordering railways to pull their least crash-resistant older tanker cars off the tracks immediately.

McDonald's Canada is putting its temporary foreign workers program on hold while a third party conducts an audit on its use of the plan.

All 10 provinces have now signed onto the federal government's Canada Job Grant program now that Manitoba has agreed to the plan.

After nearly two decades, an Ontario court has dismissed two lawsuits involving investors who lost millions of dollars in the Bre-X Minerals scandal back in the 1990s.

International
 A three-day security exercise got underway in Poland today, as its neighbours Russia and Ukraine are embroiled in conflict.

The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.


 
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