BC government’s licensed professionals vote to strike. Disciplinary hearings into collapsed Saskatchewan bridge point to wider rural safety needs. BC releases new strategy to strengthen climate change preparations. These were the most-read articles in the Daily Media Report in mid- to late-June.

BC government licensed professionals: The union representing more than 1,200 licensed professionals working for the B.C. government —including scientific experts such as agrologists, engineers, foresters, pharmacists, psychologists and geoscientists—says its members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike.

Saskatchewan disciplinary hearings: The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities says that the APEGS disciplinary hearings probing the 2018 construction of a bridge that collapsed hours after opening are a crash course in rural safety.

Climate change preparations: The BC government has released a new Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy that includes actions across ministries supported by $513 million of investment to ensure BC is prepared for climate impacts in the near term, while setting the foundation for future action.