Katya Slepian

posted 24 stories to Salmon Arm Observer.
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Celebrate National Puppy Day on March 23

It’s only the very best day of the year

  • Mar 23rd, 2017 1:20pm

Former B.C. children’s watchdog sues province

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has filed a civil claim against the province over unpaid pension benefits

  • Mar 19th, 2017 11:20am

VIDEO: Young people aren’t profiting from strong B.C. economy, says report

Generation Squeeze reports those aged 25 to 44 earn up to $10,000 less than they did in decades ago

  • Mar 15th, 2017 12:45pm

Happy Pi Day!

The irrational but delicious holiday is celebrated today

  • Mar 14th, 2017 4:30pm

B.C. judge calls for harsher sentences for fentanyl dealers

Top court says longer sentences would reflect the current “public health crisis”

  • Mar 14th, 2017 11:05am

ICBC claims up 14 per cent this winter

The auto insurer reported 292,604 claim calls from December 2016 to February 2017.

  • Mar 1st, 2017 8:00pm

B.C.’s minimum wage will go up to $11.35 an hour in September

The province will have the fourth-highest minimum wage in the country

  • Feb 27th, 2017 11:00am

Most B.C. parents don’t know if their kids’ carseats are safe: BCAA

Association’s research suggests only one-quarter get their carseats checked by an expert

  • Feb 23rd, 2017 7:00am

Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget

Welfare rates, MSP cuts and $10-a-day childcare were on the table

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 3:03pm

B.C population grows by 5.6 per cent: census

Province hits 4.6 million people, according to Statistics Canda

  • Feb 8th, 2017 2:00pm

B.C. sees 12 per cent international tourism increase in 2016

Tourism officials point to more direct daily flights.

  • Jan 25th, 2017 9:00am

VIDEO: $300 million needed for seniors’ care in B.C. over next five years, says report

Care providers’ group says seniors need to be kept out of acute care

  • Jan 24th, 2017 11:00am

New online registry lets renters screen landlords

Landlord BC believes the move will help both renters and landlords

  • Jan 19th, 2017 6:00pm

New B.C. regulations on payday loans don’t address real issues: advocates

Despite lower maximum charge on borrowing, groups say rolling over loans and lack of education still a concern

  • Jan 8th, 2017 5:00am

Power usage reaches all time high with B.C. cold snap

BC Hydro expects demand to remain high as long as mercury stays below zero

  • Jan 4th, 2017 7:00pm

Trudeau tackles pipeline dissent in B.C.

The prime minister talks drugs, oil and climate change in Vancouver Sun interview

  • Dec 20th, 2016 8:00pm

Legalizing pot won’t help at U.S. border: immigration lawyer

Blanket pardons might not be coming for past marijuana conviction

  • Dec 18th, 2016 11:00am

Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog

Advocate’s annual report says seniors wait an average of six more days to get into a care home

  • Dec 13th, 2016 3:00pm

London Drugs ‘ready’ to dispense marijuana

Vice-president John Tse says their pharmacists have been training for months

  • Dec 7th, 2016 8:00pm

WestJet gives back to fire-ravaged Fort McMurray

Parachutes filled with round-trip tickets floated down from the sky during community event

  • Nov 29th, 2016 7:00pm