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Labour expert warns of conflict with public sector contracts up for renewal

With government employees hitting the bargaining table today and the province balking at wage raises, a UVic professor predicts 2012 a year of confrontation.

Skirmish with fire department, police leads ex-Occupy organizers to reach out to city

Following a skirmish between authorities and protesters at Occupy Vancouver, some of the protest's original organizers met to discuss ways forward – without the camp's approval.

Minimum wage hikes to $9.50, but not for everyone

Minimum wages went up yesterday to $ 9.50 in B.C., but some argue that it isn't enough.   The minimum wage rate for liquor servers went up to just $8.50 -- 75 cents behind general wages. Farm...

Premier Campbell on CKNW Says No Need to Increase BC's Minimum Wage

Premier Campbell is set against raising the minimum wage in BC.