Berry pickers' plight, review of still born birth, and anti-seagull devices
Thousands of Canadians find work harvesting fruit at this time of year...many of them here in BC. But an hourly wage isn't that common. Instead most workers are paid by the pound. Those per pound rates are regulated by the BC Ministry of Labour. Those rates are being reviewed to make sure they are high enough. Lucy Luna, with the Agricultural Workers Alliance in Abbotsford explains.
Concerns continue about the events leading to a still born birth at Victoria General Hospital last week. The CBC has heard from the family involved. They are upset over how the case was handled. Today the Vancouver Island Health Authority announced there will be an independent external review. Martin Wale, the acting chief medical officer for VIHA, explains.
Sunshine may have been in short supply this summer in Victoria. But something else that comes from the sky apparently isn't. Seagull droppings have been marking streets, cars, and people alike. CBC reporter Khalil Akhtar takes us on a roof top tour with Victoria naturalist George Sirk.
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