Feds, province foresee labour shortage

!Jason Kenney, minister of employment and social development and minister of multiculturalism, compared Canadian and European education systems differ in preparing young people to join the workforce, during his speech at the closing luncheon of the 2014 State of the Island Economic Summit Thursday. - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
  • updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:15 PM

B.C. premier Christy Clark and federal minister Jason Kenney spoke at the 2014 State of the Island Economic Summit in Nanaimo this week.

Business

Ride-sharing company spooks taxi firms

  • updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:18 PM

Transportation Minister Todd Stone wants all drivers licenced, NDP's John Horgan calling for fines up to $20,000 aimed at Uber

Community

Flu season may be early this year

  • posted Oct 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Cases already showing up for seasonal illness that kills thousands of people in Canada every year, influenza vaccine available

Sports

VIU women's volleyball team on track

  • posted Oct 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM

VIU’s women’s and men’s volleyball teams host the Fraser Valley Cascades on Friday (Nov. 1) and Saturday.

Sports

Basketball Mariners feeling energized

  • updated Oct 30, 2014 at 10:08 AM

The VIU men tip off the season tonight (Oct. 30) versus the Camosun Chargers at 8 p.m. at the Vancouver Island University gym.

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