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Minimum wage increases June 1

B.C.’s general hourly minimum wage will increase to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will all also increase, effective June 1, 2019. Regular increases to minimum wages are one way …

Government to hold public inquiry into money laundering

The Province will hold a public inquiry into money laundering that has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the overdose crisis and driven up housing prices. The decision to proceed with a commission of inquiry follows three independent reviews that found …

B.C., Nisg̱a’a Nation celebrate treaty anniversary

The Nisg̱a’a Nation and the Government of British Columbia marked the 19th anniversary of the Nisg̱a’a Treaty with a flag ceremony at B.C.’s Parliament Buildings. “We are very honoured by the kind gesture of our Treaty partner, the Government of …

More people to benefit from farmers’ market program

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets has expanded the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon program to help more lower income households access fresh, locally-grown, healthy food, thanks to support from the Province. “Building up on last year’s historic provincial expansion …