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Ministry of Finance releases salaries of B.C.'s highest paid executives

Ministry of Finance releases salaries of B.C.'s highest paid executives

These were the highest paid executives in B.C.'s public sector in 2019-20
Three Greens in leadership race to replace former leader Andrew Weaver Sept. 14

Three Greens in leadership race to replace former leader Andrew Weaver Sept. 14

VICTORIA — Andrew Weaver casts a long shadow over British Columbia's Green party and the candidates running to replace the former leader credit him for the party's recent political success in the province.
B.C. confirms 294 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 5,790

B.C. confirms 294 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 5,790

There have been four new COVID-19 related deaths.
B.C. ends fiscal year with $321M deficit: Finance Minister

B.C. ends fiscal year with $321M deficit: Finance Minister

And this only covers the fiscal year ending in March. Impacts on the 2020-21 budget are expected to be even worse.
COVID-19 impact turns B.C.'s 2019-20 budget surplus to $321-million deficit

COVID-19 impact turns B.C.'s 2019-20 budget surplus to $321-million deficit

VICTORIA — British Columbia is expected to battle budget deficits for the next year and likely longer as the COVID-19 pandemic rattles economies provincially and globally, Finance Minister Carole James said Monday. The pandemic turned B.C.
B.C. announces $3.5-million fund to clean up shores of central coast

B.C. announces $3.5-million fund to clean up shores of central coast

The move is part of a bid to create jobs as communities try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Starbucks Canada is making face masks mandatory at all locations

Starbucks Canada is making face masks mandatory at all locations

This policy comes into effect in September.
Vancouver Aquarium closes programming amid 'financially challenging' time

Vancouver Aquarium closes programming amid 'financially challenging' time

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium is closing to the public, putting its programming on pause while it attempts to recover from the financial devastation of COVID-19.
You can escape reality for this chic chalet just 25 minutes from Whistler!

You can escape reality for this chic chalet just 25 minutes from Whistler!

The 2020 PNE Prize Home — a 3,188 square-foot modern masterpiece in Sunstone Pemberton — could be yours!
Winds fan flames of B.C. wildfire as crews race to battle the blaze

Winds fan flames of B.C. wildfire as crews race to battle the blaze

CANAL FLATS, B.C. — Wind gusts fanned the flames of a wildfire near a village at the southern end of Columbia Lake in British Columbia late Saturday, increasing the size of the blaze by about four square kilometres.