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Section of Howard Avenue closed for 1 month

Section of Howard Avenue closed for 1 month

Commuters who use Howard Ave. north of Hwy.3 will have to adjust their route over the next month. Parkway Infrastructure Constructors, the consortium building the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Pkwy., says the closure starts at 7pm tonight, and is in addition to the closure of Howard Ave. south of Hwy.3. Traffic on Hwy.3 shouldn’t be affected Read More »

CEO leaves Fraser Health’s top doc resigns

CEO leaves Fraser Health's top doc resigns

The head of the Fraser Health Authority has resigned, weeks before a government-ordered review is due to be released. The health authority’s board of directors announced Friday that CEO Dr. Nigel Murray is returning to his birthplace, New Zealand, for family reasons and for a new job. No severance will be paid to Murray because he is quitting, the announcement ... Read More »

Ted Hughes : Ex-judge urges national strategy on aboriginal child welfare

Ted Hughes : Ex-judge urges national strategy on aboriginal child welfare

The “gross disproportion” of aboriginal children in foster care across Canada is a national embarrassment that demands action, says the man who led an overhaul of B.C.’s child welfare system. In a speech Thursday, Ted Hughes, a former judge and deputy attorney general, called on Canada’s premiers to place the issue on the agenda at their meeting in Charlottetown in ... Read More »