Living Wage

A LIVING WAGE IS THE HOURLY AMOUNT A FAMILY NEEDS TO COVER BASIC EXPENSES 

The Living wage for Families Campaign encourages employers to pay a living wage as well as advocates for government policies that would help families make ends meet.

More and more British Columbians work in low-wage jobs that do not pay enough to live on. A living wage lifts working families out of poverty.

Learn more:

What is a living wage?

Cost of poverty

Living wage myths and facts

Living wages in BC and Canada