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B.C. ranchers protect land from development

Featured photo: Grasslands in Columbia Valley, B.C. are shown in this undated handout image. A southeastern B.C. couple has partnered with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect a large parcel of their ranchlands in the Columbia Valley near Invermere

INVERMERE, B.C. – A southeastern British Columbia ranch has been protected from development by its owners.

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ICBC HALL OF SHAME: THE TOP 6 FRAUD FILES OF 2015

Insurance Fraud Costing B.C. Drivers Hundreds of Millions a Year

FEATURED PHOTO: ICBC is hoping to raise awareness about car insurance fraud with its Hall of Shame campaign. (ICBC)

TMTVNEWS.COM – A man who torches his vehicle then claims it was stolen, a woman embellishing the extent of her injuries to collect two paycheques, and a man crying wolf to get out of doing the dishes — these are just some of the highlights found in ICBC’s fraud files in 2015.

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More nurses for BC

FEATURED PHOTO: BC GOVERNEMNT – Now accepting applications! The Ministry of Health, along with the BC Nurses Union are working together to create 1,643 regular nursing positions by March 31, 2016. http://ow.ly/XhIGR

TMTVNEWS.COM (BC GOV. RELEASE) The Province is working in partnership with the BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) to create over 1,600 additional regular nursing positions to the B.C. health system, to improve care for patients and better support nurses on the frontlines of health care.

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Five planets will align in the sky at the same time in rare celestial treat

FEATURED PHOTO: Conjunction of Mercury and Venus, appearing above the Moon, at the Paranal Observatory in 2010. Alignments are rare but that of five planets are even more rare. (European Southern Observatory)

If you find yourself under clear skies, in the hour or so just before sunrise over the next few weeks, take a moment to pause and gaze to the south.

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