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Nearly 7,000 employees to depart WestJet as airlines continue to curb operations

Nearly 7,000 employees to depart WestJet as airlines continue to curb operations

There are also massive layoffs at Air Canada, too, all due to the global COVID-19 pandemic
White Spot waives franchisees' royalties and lease payments

White Spot waives franchisees' royalties and lease payments

"We can get through this together," said White Spot owner Ron Toigo
B.C. restaurants could lose up to 100,000 jobs over three months

B.C. restaurants could lose up to 100,000 jobs over three months

B.C.’s restaurant and food service industry is struggling with the economic consequences of COVID-19
Smaller B.C. airlines stop flights to slow spread of COVID-19

Smaller B.C. airlines stop flights to slow spread of COVID-19

This makes transportation more difficult around the province, but may help in slowing the spread of the coronavirus
Vancouver-based grocery delivery service 'taking dramatic steps' to serve unprecedented demand

Vancouver-based grocery delivery service 'taking dramatic steps' to serve unprecedented demand

Including hiring laid-off restaurant workers and making use of other companies' cars and drivers
This remote employment program helps skilled immigrants find fulfilling careers in Metro Vancouver and B.C.

This remote employment program helps skilled immigrants find fulfilling careers in Metro Vancouver and B.C.

The Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants program offered by the Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society assists skilled newcomers to B.C. in embarking on new job opportunities.
Shoppers Drug Mart dedicates shopping hour to seniors amid COVID-19 concerns

Shoppers Drug Mart dedicates shopping hour to seniors amid COVID-19 concerns

The shopping hour is also open to individuals with underlying health conditions and people living with disabilities
All Starbucks locations shifting to a 'to go' only model in Canada

All Starbucks locations shifting to a 'to go' only model in Canada

You can expect to see some locations reduce hours or close up temporarily, too
COVID-19 compensation: What B.C. workers and employers need to know

COVID-19 compensation: What B.C. workers and employers need to know

How does the COVID-19 crisis affect hourly workers, unionized employees, and those stricken by the virus in B.C.?
Coronavirus got you cooped up? These Vancouver bookstores will come to you

Coronavirus got you cooped up? These Vancouver bookstores will come to you

If you can’t get to the bookstore, the bookstore can come to you