Make suicidal history off-limits in hiring checks: B.C. Privacy Commissioner

B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is criticizing the use of police information checks for employment purposes. - Black Press file photo
  • posted Apr 16, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Elizabeth Denham issues report criticizing use of police information checks for employment

News

New kind of cold front makes local arenas more energy-efficient

  • posted Apr 16, 2014at 5:00 PM

CVRD participates in energy-efficient ice resurfacing pilot project with Fortis B.C.

Sports

Rugby: Canadian women dominant, beat U.S. 51-7

  • posted Apr 16, 2014at 3:00 PM

Team Canada massacred the Americans in an international rugby fixture at Shawnigan Lake School.

Business

Multi Material BC opponents prepare for court fight

  • posted Apr 16, 2014at 3:00 PM

Businesses aim to thwart new recycling agency with legal action if province won't freeze rollout

Sports

Cowichan holds off late Alberni charge

  • posted Apr 16, 2014at 2:00 PM

Playoff rugby: A 29-0 lead goes from lopsided to uncomfortable in a hurry

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