Juice Images Ltd via Getty Images
Lisa Petkau via Getty Images
Green party Leader Andrew Weaver introduced the proposal in a private member's bill last month.
The current minimum wage is $10.45 per hour.
It's that time of year when many of us consider making a few resolutions for self-improvement. In the spirit of the season, it only seems fitting to suggest five resolutions for the British Columbia's MLAs.
The hourly rate will jump to $10.45 from $10.25. It's the first increase in three years.
OTTAWA - British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.Shirley Bond, the province's minister of jobs, tourism and skills, sa...
VANCOUVER - The unemployment rate jumped in British Columbia in July with the loss of 11,700 jobs, but the provincial government says there are almost 39,000 more people working since it introduced it...
The chair of the advisory committee on the safety and security of vulnerable women, former B.C. Lieutenant-Governer Steven Point, has resigned from the position, Minister of Justice and Attorney-Gener...
Flickr: BC Gov
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's two main political parties each devote only a few brief sentences in their platforms to the issue of justice reform, which may seem like short shrift in a province where...
The moment that this public trust is called into question is the point that our entire system of governance is compromised. In the interest of maintaining the integrity of B.C.'s Executive Council, I believe that my colleagues Shirley Bond and Pat Bell have an obligation to remove themselves as ministers until this matter is formally investigated.
Premier Christy Clark distanced herself from Kash Heed, a B.C. MLA and former solicitor general, who is calling on two of his Liberal caucus colleagues to resign amid a controversy over a project in P...
The government had a clear opportunity to fix the gag on free political speech built into our province's Election Act last spring, when the act was being amended by the legislature. For reasons unknown, they chose not to.
RICHMOND, B.C. - An RCMP report says the City of Richmond gets more bang for its buck by keeping the force compared to other policing services it may be considering.Insp. Ted De Jager says the report,...
VICTORIA - The B.C. government says groups needing help to fight bullying can now apply for a share of money from funds seized from the proceeds of crime.The government says $1 million is up for grabs...
Kitimat, B.C. and New York had one thing in common this week: the misuse and use of social media, Twitter and Facebook that spread both accurate warnings and dangerous misinformation about an impending disaster.