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by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 17 2023

After almost a year of negotiations the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) reached a tentative agreement on a new collective agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) in the early hours of Sunday, January 15 the BC General Employees' Union said in a media release Monday.

The BCGEU said the agreement covers more than 21,000 community health workers...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 11 2023

Despite Canada’s important commitments at the December...

by The Conversation on Monday Jan 09 2023

By Gaoliang Fang, Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster Automotive Resource Centre, McMaster University

As part of its goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, Canada has introduced new regulations to mandate...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 03 2023

The Kootenay Columbia branch off the BC Assessment Authority said in a media release that owners of about 150,000 properties throughout the Kootenay, Columbia and Boundary regions can expect to receive their 2023 assessment notices, which reflect market value as of July 1, 2022.

"Most homeowners throughout the Kootenay Columbia region can expect an increase in assessed...

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Dec 29 2022

Canada’s first permanent cap on fees charged to restaurants by food-delivery companies will go into effect in British Columbia on Jan. 1, 2023, giving restaurant owners more certainty about their costs.

“We all have a favourite local restaurant, somewhere we celebrate as families and friends, eat our favourite foods, or get a taste of home,” said Brenda Bailey, Minster of Jobs, Economic...

by Common Dreams on Wednesday Dec 28 2022

[Editor's Note:  The author's political commentary refers mainly to the U.S., but the scientific explanation he provides applies to Canada's extreme-cold winter weather events as well as those in the U.S.]      

      By Thom Hartmann; originally published in...

by Teck Trail Operations on Friday Dec 23 2022

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) released its annual Economic Contribution Report today, outlining how Teck generated $1.1 billion in total economic contributions to Trail where Teck Trail Operations is located; created or sustained over 3,455 jobs (direct and indirect); and contributed $21.4 million in taxes and government revenues to governments at direct...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Dec 14 2022

In media release Wednesday, the staff, leadership, and Board of Directors announced that Grand Forks Credit Union (gfcu) members have voted in favour of a merger with Gulf & Fraser* that will take effect on January 1, 2023.

The media release said the merged credit union will better serve their collective membership, employees, and communities through scale and combined resources....

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