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Economy

Minimum wage increases coupled with new training supports

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 11:15 AM

The British Columbia government is increasing the minimum wage in two stages to better reflect the province’s overall economic growth and ensure all workers benefit from B.C.’s success. 


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Government Operations

BC Liquor Stores raise more than $360,000 for Dry Grad

Thursday, May 5, 2016 9:00 AM

High school graduation is a significant rite of passage and this year about 52,000 British Columbia students will celebrate at safe, alcohol-free events, thanks in part to BC Liquor Stores’ annual Support Dry Grad campaign.


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Multiculturalism

British Columbia remembers Yom Ha’Shoah in Holocaust memorial

Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:10 PM

Holocaust survivors participated in a ceremony at the provincial parliament buildings, lighting six candles in honour of the six million Jewish men, women and children killed by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945.


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Services

$640,000 new funding for homelessness in Victoria

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 2:45 PM

The B.C. government is providing $510,000 to keep My Place temporary shelter in Victoria open for an additional five months, until Sept. 30, 2016.


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