February 21, 2018

Aereo wins a crucial court battle, opens up partnership talks with ISPs and pay-TV providers

Something tells us the US Court of Appeals for the Second District has no intentions to kid around with its latest decision, despite it coming down on the 1st of April. In what can only be viewed as a monumental victory for Aereo, the aforesaid court has just rejected an appeal from a smattering of TV networks that are hellbent on stopping the … [Read more...]

Private health providers not an option for reducing surgical wait times

Long waits for surgery are costing Canadians over one billion dollars according to the Fraser Institute but politicians doubt the group has the right prescription to cure the problem.  The report says waiting times are costing Canadians over one billion dollars a year, $ 116 million here in BC.  Health Minister Mike De Jong says BC has … [Read more...]

Care providers claim too many on-the-job injuries

A motion passed at the AGM of BC Care Providers could pave the way for safer working conditions. That's according to the BC Care Providers Association who claim more than 3,500 injuries were reported last year alone. Spokesperson David Hurford says the motion calls for the creation of a "safety association" specifically to deal with those who work … [Read more...]