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First Call in the News – May 2019


The Tyee: Metro Van’s Living Wage Drops, and that’s a Good Thing
Global News: Metro Vancouver living wage dips for first time in 11 years: CCPA
CKPG Today: Living wage drops significantly amidst BC childcare investments
Prince George Matters: New B.C. childcare investments make Prince George more affordable for families: report
IndoCanadian Voice: Report says BC’s child care investments have major impact on 2019 living wage
Rock 101: Metro Vancouver living wage dips for first time in 11 years: CCPA
Sooke Pocket News: Household expenses up, but government policies drive down living wage
BC Gov News: Statement by minister of state on Metro Vancouver’s living wage
CFAX 1070: Greater Victoria household expenses are up, living wage for families down
Oak Bay News: Household expenses up in B.C. but living wage has gone down
Sooke News: Household expenses up in B.C. but living wage has gone down
Victoria News: Household expenses up in B.C. but living wage has gone down
PG Citizen: Prince George living wage falls to $14.03 per hour
Comox Valley Record: Living wage drops in the Comox Valley
MyCoastNow: The living wage is down this year, but that’s a good thing
Revelstoke Current: Revelstoke Living Wage Drops, but Moves up to Third in BC 2019
Revelstoke Review: Revelstoke has third highest living wage requirements in province
My Cowichan Valley Now: The living wage is down this year, but that’s a good thing
Revelstoke Mountaineer: Revelstoke’s living wage decreases for 2019
Revelstoke Current: Revelstoke Families Need to Earn $75,000+ a year for 2019’s Living Wage
Press Progress: BC Liberal MLA Worries Child Labour Laws Will Make it Impossible for Kids to Buy New Bicycles
Kelowna Now: Employers will be banned from taking servers’ tips under proposed BC legislation
Revelstoke Review: Editorial cartoon for May 8
BC Gov News: Minister’s Statement on April Labour Force Survey
IndoCanadianVoice: BC continues to have the best-performing economy in Canada
Rocky Mountain Goat: Provincial childcare programs impact living wage
The Vancouver Sun: Halena Seiferling: B.C. child-care spending shows the power of good public policy. What’s next?
Policy Note: BC child care spending shows the power of good public policy. What’s next?
Kimberley Bulletin: B.C. program to help foster kids enter adulthood a mixed bag of experiences
CBC News: Provincial commission seeks to close gap between minimum wage and living wage
New West Record: Living wage policy eyed by New West School Board
The Philanthropist: Policy matters: Dylan Cohen
Kimberley Bulletin: BC minimum wage hits $13.85/hr today
CBC News: Minimum wage in BC increases to $13.85 an hour today