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As parents celebrate lower child-care fees, will provinces keep up with demand?

As parents celebrate lower child-care fees, will provinces keep up with demand?

OTTAWA — Nour Alideeb and her partner are trying to decide what to do with the hundreds of dollars they're now saving on child care for their two-year-old son.
CIBC agrees to settle overtime class-action lawsuit, will pay $153 million

CIBC agrees to settle overtime class-action lawsuit, will pay $153 million

TORONTO — CIBC has agreed to pay a total of $153 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed more than a decade ago over the bank's overtime policies, lawyers for the plaintiffs say.
Half of Canadian workers to seek new job in 2023 in hunt for better pay, perks: poll

Half of Canadian workers to seek new job in 2023 in hunt for better pay, perks: poll

TORONTO — New research suggests half of Canadians workers plan to look for a new job in 2023, a nearly twofold increase from a year ago.
B.C. sets age limits to boost safety for young workers in hazardous jobs

B.C. sets age limits to boost safety for young workers in hazardous jobs

VICTORIA — Amendments to British Columbia's Employment Standards Regulation take effect on Jan. 1, as the province aims to increase safety for young workers.
Canadians have fewer paid vacation days than other countries, survey shows

Canadians have fewer paid vacation days than other countries, survey shows

In countries like France, employees have 30 days of paid annual leave.
From seed to store: A look at the rising cost of bread

From seed to store: A look at the rising cost of bread

Imagine a farmer, some seeds of grain and a Prairie field in spring.
B.C. government continues the pandemic wage top-up for care home workers

B.C. government continues the pandemic wage top-up for care home workers

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is extending its COVID-19 wage top-ups for staff at seniors facilities, but the restriction that limited those workers to one work site has been lifted.
Hey, Colleague: How do I avoid being triggered when receiving feedback from my boss?

Hey, Colleague: How do I avoid being triggered when receiving feedback from my boss?

Tips on how to take constructive criticism with class.
B.C. nurses sue Interior Health over wage disparity with doctors

B.C. nurses sue Interior Health over wage disparity with doctors

"Nurses have, and continue to be, compensated at a lower rate than the practice of medicine by general practitioners," the suit states.
New poll finds Canadians not using all vacation, working extra hours before holidays

New poll finds Canadians not using all vacation, working extra hours before holidays

TORONTO — A new survey suggests many Canadians don't plan on using all their vacation before the end of the year.