B.C. jails need more guards to address growing inmate violence, union says

Jail guards protested outside the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) in Oliver, B.C., on Monday, urging the provincial government to hire more correctional officers as

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Lightning sparks grass fire in Kelowna near Union Road – Okanagan

Lightning sparked a grass fire near Kelowna’s Union and Begbie roads on Tuesday night. Fire crews rushed to the scene around 6:40 p.m. READ

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NHL informs players’ union it won’t terminate labour deal – National

Citing what it called momentum from a sustained period of labor peace, the NHL said Friday it has informed the NHL Players’ Association it

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Dozens of Grand Villa Casino employees will be laid off, union rep says

Dozens of employees at the Grand Villa Casino in downtown Edmonton face layoffs, including some who received their notices of termination this week. Since Tuesday,

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Teachers’ union worried as school year approaches amid budget uncertainty

The president of the Alberta Teachers Association say there’s too much uncertainty about what classrooms will look like this fall. Jason Schilling says some

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Officer sues Calgary police, union and city and over allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation

A Calgary police officer has launched a lawsuit against the Calgary Police Service, the office of the chief of police, the Calgary Police Association and

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Canada Post union supporters protest outside of countries largest distribution centre

For 11 hours union supporters blocked Canada Post delivery trucks from entering or leaving the Gateway plant in Mississauga. The move, in support of

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Alberta insulators union rallies for new collective bargaining agreement

A group of insulators gathered on the steps of the Alberta Legislature Monday morning to send a message to the provincial government. Local 110 —

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Postal union official ‘not very confident’ strike with Canada Post will be avoided

A nation-wide rotating strike by Canada Post workers may not be avoided due to the current state of negotiations, according to an official with

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Police union president calls for Calgary Police Commission chair to resign

The head of the city’s police union is calling for the chair of the Calgary Police Commission to resign. Calgary Police Association president Les

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