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One-third of B.C. workers earn below 'living wage,' report shows

One-third of B.C. workers earn below 'living wage,' report shows

The minimum wage is set to hit $17.40 per hour in B.C. but hundreds of thousands of B.C. workers continue to find themselves under financial stress with relatively low unlivable wages.
B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

B.C. lawyer ordered to pay $29K to neighbour for failed 'vexatious' lawsuit

The Law Society of BC has also placed a custodian on Naomi Arbabi's legal practice.
B.C. premier's office directed health authority statement on Richmond drug overdose prevention site

B.C. premier's office directed health authority statement on Richmond drug overdose prevention site

Richmond city councillor Kash Heed chalks up the premier's intervention on the matter to politicization of a health issue that ought to be treated equally across all communities.
ICBC won't have to lift cap on payments ahead of trial, faces class-action claim

ICBC won't have to lift cap on payments ahead of trial, faces class-action claim

The provincial government passed a law allowing ICBC to cap disbursements in motor vehicle injury claims but the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia is arguing doing so is unconstitutional.
Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway hit with significant construction setbacks, again

Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway hit with significant construction setbacks, again

Broadway subway line to now open in fall 2027 while the Pattullo Bridge replacement will be complete by fall 2025; any excess costs have not been made public.
$17K business class flights top cost among record Metro Vancouver board expenses

$17K business class flights top cost among record Metro Vancouver board expenses

Business class airfare and expensive hotels run up costs for political conferences attended by Metro Vancouver board directors.
Indigenous council and government appointees among Bill 21 concerns

Indigenous council and government appointees among Bill 21 concerns

Bill 21 imposes prescriptive rules on a new legal regulator that will in and of itself have fewer lawyers overseeing it, according to the Law Society of BC.
Child killer Allan Schoenborn will not have new name redacted at BC Review Board

Child killer Allan Schoenborn will not have new name redacted at BC Review Board

Allan Dwayne Schoenborn has been denied an attempt to redact his new name — understood to be Ken John Johnson — from being published by the BC Review Board.
Arrest warrant issued for disbarred B.C. lawyer Hong Guo

Arrest warrant issued for disbarred B.C. lawyer Hong Guo

Twice-disbarred lawyer Hong Guo has been found in contempt of court and faces up to 40 days in jail; however, she was a no-show at her May 21 hearing so a judge has had to issue a warrant for her arrest
Do you use Facebook Marketplace? B.C. study suggests trust and privacy concerns clash

Do you use Facebook Marketplace? B.C. study suggests trust and privacy concerns clash

New study suggests Facebook improve transparency on Marketplace, as buyers and sellers are forced into uncomfortable situations surrounding the platform's privacy.