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B.C. minimum wage increases from $16.75 to $17.40 an hour on June 1

On June 1, 2024, the general minimum wageincreases from $16.75 to $17.40 an hour. The 3.9% increase also applies to minimum-wage rates forresident caretakers, live-in home- support workers and live-in camp leaders. The increase will help approximately 240,000 workers who currently earn less than $17.40 per hour. On Dec. 31, 2024, the minimum piece rates for the hand-harvesting of the 15 crops specified in the Employment Standards Regulation will also increase by the same percentage. Government has made regular, gradual increases to the minimumwage to provide certainty for workers and predictability for businesses. This is the third year that...

Sudan Archives and Malkit Singh to Headline Surrey Fusion Festival

Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital, announces SudanArchives and Malkit Singh as headliners for the 17th annual, free festival. Held atHolland Park on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, the festival will alsofeature performances by MAUVEY, Jade LeMac and DJ Goddess. Surrey...
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B.C. minimum wage increases from $16.75 to $17.40 an hour on June 1

On June 1, 2024, the general minimum wageincreases from $16.75 to $17.40 an hour. The 3.9% increase also applies to minimum-wage rates forresident caretakers, live-in home- support workers and live-in camp leaders. The increase will help approximately 240,000 workers...

Sudan Archives and Malkit Singh to Headline Surrey Fusion Festival

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Thousands of skilled workers on the edge, as Canada’s immigration programs get harder

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