Ashley Wadhwani

posted 188 stories to Salmon Arm Observer.
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Surge in asylum seekers at B.C. borders: stats

Each claim costs the government $12,900 to $20,000 according to the Immigration Department

  • Sep 20th, 2017 2:30pm

Boxer Jake LaMotta dies at 95

The legend inspired the 1980 film Raging Bull, starring Robert de Niro

  • Sep 20th, 2017 10:00am

Eating cereal, trimming nose hairs – it’s all illegal while driving

One traffic enforcement officer shares his experiences Distracted Driving Awareness month

  • Sep 20th, 2017 6:30am

Health care key to prevent women from returning to prison: UBC study

Women released from prison often do not have a family doctor and never finished high school

  • Sep 19th, 2017 12:30pm

Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada

Toys ‘R’ Us, based in Wayne, New Jersey, announced the filing late Monday.

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:30am

Equifax hack compromised 100,000 Canadians’ personal data

Personal information could include names, addresses and social insurance numbers

  • Sep 19th, 2017 7:40am

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

  • Sep 17th, 2017 12:30pm

After 70 days, B.C. state of emergency to end

About 153 wildfires are still burning in B.C.

  • Sep 15th, 2017 11:45am

Minimum wage goes up 50 cents across B.C.

Increase is part of the B.C. NDP’s plan to hit $15 per hour by 2021

  • Sep 15th, 2017 6:30am

Affordable daycare left out of NDP budget disappoints advocate

B.C. parents left unsure if $10-a-day childcare will be an empty promise

  • Sep 12th, 2017 1:30pm

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

  • Sep 10th, 2017 2:00pm

Firefighters conduct controlled burns on Finlay Creek wildfire

Indirect fire suppression has been successful on the fire near Peachland, officials say

  • Sep 9th, 2017 1:30pm

B.C. school district blocks access to social media in the classroom

Students can’t access Netflix, Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook when on school Wi-Fi

  • Sep 8th, 2017 12:00pm

New rules would ban Realtors from representing both buyers and sellers

B.C. superintendent of real estate continues to act, following report into ‘shadow flipping’

  • Sep 7th, 2017 3:30pm

Fentanyl-linked overdose deaths soar in B.C.

The opioid was the cause of 81 per cent of the 876 deaths so far this year in the province

  • Sep 7th, 2017 10:00am

B.C. dad seeks legal change so that kids can ride bus alone

Ministry had determined children under 10 must be supervised at all times inside or outside the home

  • Sep 6th, 2017 9:00am

B.C. farmers impacted by wildfires to receive $20-million boost

1,207 wildfires have burned across B.C. this year in the Cariboo, Kamloops and southeast region

  • Sep 5th, 2017 4:30pm

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

  • Sep 3rd, 2017 1:18pm

B.C. optometrists receiving calls of eclipse-related eye pain

Symptoms can take 24 to 48 hours to apppear

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 12:30pm

Thousands of U.S. salmon escape near B.C., company blames solar eclipse

Atlantic salmon could be on way to B.C. water, operators blame unusual high tide for failed fish net

  • Aug 22nd, 2017 12:00pm