Living Wage

How B.C.'s small businesses could be champions for $15 minimum wage

If the Province wants small businesses on-side for $15 minimum wage, it should take seriously the crisis of affordability facing small businesses caused by real estate speculation
living wage, advocacy, poverty, social change, Vancouver

City of Vancouver to become a 'living wage employer'

The living wage of $20.68 an hour won't apply to everyone, say advocates, but it's a 'symbolic' victory for all.
Nickels & dimes: Chasing Vancouver's living wage

Chasing Vancouver's living wage

Vancouver's living wage creeps ever upward. Did you make the cut?

What kind of job is waiting tables?

Part 2 of my series on service and tipping in Vancouver, today focusing on the craft of service and the level of respect we show to the people who serve our food and drinks.

Living wage in BC could prevent disabilities: SFU prof

Bruce Lanphear, an SFU researcher, believes that removing social inequities and increasing the standard minimum wage are key factors in preventing disabilities.