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Volunteers in Central Kootenay to receive remuneration

Mar. 28, 2018, West Kootenay, B.C. - Effective immediately, hundreds of volunteer firefighters in parts of B.C.'s West Kootenay are going to begin receiving payment for training and call response. The Regional District of Central Kootenay is going to pay around 220 firefighters $15 an hour, with another 150 crew members set to join the payroll by next year. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

March 28, 2018
By CBC News