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First Call in the News – June 2019


CBC News: Minimum wage in BC increases to $13.85 an hour today
The Tyee: Most British Columbians want end to private school subsidies, poll finds
Star Metro Vancouver: Private schools should not receive taxpayers’ money, say nearly 80 per cent of B.C. residents polled
Global News: Majority of B.C. parents are ‘content’ with their children’s education, according to new poll
The Tyee: What If We Gave Struggling Families as Much Support as Foster Parents?
TriCity News: B.C. paying foster parents instead of supporting struggling families, experts say
Burnaby Now: City of Burnaby to pay all staff at least $19.50/hour living wage
CTV BC:  $19.50+ an hour: Burnaby taking steps to be certified living wage employer
Daily Hive: Burnaby officially taking steps to becoming $19.50/hour ‘living wage’ employer
CBC BC: As Burnaby moves to pay a living wage, residents say it still won’t be enough
Asian Journal: City of Burnaby to seek Living Wage Employer certification