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Squamish Nation guarantees staff a living wage

Squamish Nation guarantees staff a living wage

The living wage is calculated to be $19.50 per hour in Metro Vancouver for jobs that don’t include benefits.
Airbnb bans all parties and events worldwide

Airbnb bans all parties and events worldwide

Guests will be informed of Airbnb’s new rules and could be legally pursued if they violate these policies. 

B.C. reports 80 new COVID-19 cases, outbreak at Loblaws distribution centre

VANCOUVER — A Loblaws distribution centre in Surrey is the latest community outbreak of COVID-19 in British Columbia.

Ministry mislead students in wake of exam errors: Ombudsperson

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Education Ministry has agreed to apologize and compensate students harmed by incorrect provincial exam results last year.
B.C. confirms 80 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 4,825

B.C. confirms 80 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 4,825

There have been two new COVID-19 related deaths

Pandemic pushes BC Ferries revenue losses to $62 million in first quarter

VICTORIA — BC Ferries says the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in first quarter losses of $62 million, compared with net earnings of $12.2 million in the same period last year. The losses are from three months ending June 30.
B.C.'s education ministry to apologize, compensate for exam result errors

B.C.'s education ministry to apologize, compensate for exam result errors

More than 100,000 potentially incorrect transcripts sent out
BC Ferries is making face masks mandatory on board all vessels

BC Ferries is making face masks mandatory on board all vessels

You'll need to mask up in all of the terminals, too.
Why don’t Vancouver police officers wear body cameras?

Why don’t Vancouver police officers wear body cameras?

Toronto Police Services Board voted Tuesday to equip Toronto officers with cameras at cost of $34 million
Behind the scenes of the Christie Mountain wildfire (VIDEO)

Behind the scenes of the Christie Mountain wildfire (VIDEO)

"I have never, ever, seen anything like this," says a water operator in one affected area