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Pine Acres has cost Wesbank First Nation $1,000,000

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A sign at a recent rally where WFN band members joined the picket line alongside locked out Pine Acres employees (Adrian Nieocyzm/CBC)
For over a week now, workers have been walking the picket line outside the Pine Acres care facility in West Kelowna.

They have been locked out by their employer, the Westbank First Nation.

The WFN has operated the 63 bed seniors facility for almost 20 years, and says Pine Acres is losing money.

It's offering to maintain the wages and pensions of current workers, but it wants to cut what it pays new employees.

Robert Louie is the Chief of the Westbank First Nation and spoke with Daybreak host, Chris Walker.
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