In nearly every neighbourhood, in all parts of Canada, the hourly wage needed to afford an apartment rental is far above minimum wages and rising quickly, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
The Province is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat in the Kootenay Boundary Region.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed a rare case of viral rabies infection in a British Columbia resident, who has subsequently died.
The adult male was in contact with a bat in mid-May 2019 and developed symptoms compatible with rabies six weeks later.
The BC SPCA is caring for nine cats who were found trapped inside storage bins, which were left outside on a vacant property in northern B.C.
When I think about what child care means for families in B.C., I think of all the patchwork calendars stuck to fridges across the province telling the child care story of each household. The mother-in-law, the uncle and the best friend are on deck this week, and dad will have to leave work early next week. It’s a puzzle of names, dates and times that only the family can understand.
By Chris Gardner, President, Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
In the race for worst city council in British Columbia, Victoria gets most of the media buzz.
The B.C. government is delivering on its commitment to bring ride-hailing to B.C., with regulations in place that will focus on passenger, driver and company safety, and will allow companies to apply to the Passenger Transportation Board by the beginning of September 2019.
Over the past few days, British Columbians have been treated to a second Surrey city councillor, Brenda Locke, jumping Mayor Doug McCallum's Safe Surrey Coalition for possibly more treacherous waters, six of Surrey's largest Sikh and Hindu temples calling on Solicitor General Mike Farnworth to approve McCallum's plan to switch from the RCMP to a municipal police force and a few featuring the he
Record numbers of British Columbians are sharing their views on whether the province should continue observing daylight saving time.
Only a week into the engagement, more than 158,000 responses to the online survey have been collected.
"It's clear there is no shortage of views on how we should observe time in British Columbia," said Premier John Horgan.
Nearly 50% of B.C. families will receive more for their climate action tax credit this week, putting money back in their pockets and helping make life more affordable.