The provincial Ministry of Health looks to address this crisis through its new health workforce strategy, in addition to an increase in incentives for family doctors starting practice in B.C.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 28, 2022
On September 21, WorkBC Merritt hosted the ‘Celebrating Abilities’ event to promote the inclusion of employees with disabilities within the workforce.
by Marius Auer | Sep 28, 2022
The Merritt Fire and Rescue Department (MFRD) is searching for more paid on-call firefighters to join the department, offering a variety of benefits ranging from a positive social environment to possible career advancement opportunities.
by Merritt Herald | Sep 20, 2022
With B.C. declaring September as Disability Employment Month, WorkBC Merritt have organized the ‘Celebrating Abilities’ event on Wednesday, September 21.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 9, 2022
B.C. is now offering a $3-million bursary fund for healthcare assistants registered in an access to practical nursing (APN) program from Sept. 1, 2021, to May 31, 2024, at a qualifying public post-secondary institution.
by Marius Auer | Aug 26, 2022
Road Safety at Work BC is reminding Merritt drivers to be cautious of the “cone zone,” and protect roadside workers from serious injury or death while on the job. As summer traffic continues to ramp up, including a wave of travellers enjoying the lack of COVID travel restrictions, the organization is urging motorists to slow down and move over.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 24, 2022
30 new dual-credit programs will be introduced at school districts throughout B.C. Students from Grade 11 and 12 will now have an opportunity to earn both high school and post-secondary credits toward careers in early childhood education.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 22, 2022
It was announced on Friday, August 19, that BC Liquor Stores have limited alcohol purchases as a response to the ongoing job action by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU).
by Marius Auer | Jul 29, 2022
In response to the climate emergency, which has seen unprecedented weather events devastate communities in B.C. like never before, the provincial government is taking a step towards supporting farmers in their emergency preparedness.
by Marius Auer | May 11, 2022
The British Columbia Nurses Union (BCNU) is shedding light on the challenges faced by those working in healthcare, and hopes to increase awareness and support for the mental health of BC’s nurses with its Help BC Nurses campaign.
by Izaiah Reyes | May 11, 2022
The BC Nurses’ Union hosted the ‘Vigil to Heal Healthcare’ on Monday, May 9. Nurses, first responders, and families of patients gathered in Victoria’s Confederation Garden Court to share the grief they’ve experience through the tumultuous past few years.
by Merritt Herald | Jan 29, 2020
The province has announced that it plans to invest more than $450,000 in training and providing work experience to up to 25 British Columbians in the Clearwater, Merritt, South Cariboo and Kamloops areas.