Living Wage in the News

2017-04-26: Province: Living Wage — fill a prescription or fill the gas tank?

2017-04-26: Metro Vancouver: Living wage in Metro Vancouver pegged at $20.62: report

2017-04-26: Times Colonist: Victoria’s living wage for young families eases — to $71,315

2017-05-02: Sooke Online Daily Pocket News: Living Wage in the CRD hovers around $20/hour

2017-04-26: My Prince George Now: North Central BC's Living Wage eclipses $16.39 in 2017

2017-04-26: Prince George Citizen: Region’s living wage $16.39, advocacy groups say

2017-04-26: Abbotsford News: Fraser Valley living wage drops by 38 cents

2017-04-28: Revelstoke Mountaineer: Study: Revelstoke's 'living wage' is fourth highest in B.C.

2017-04-30: Revelstoke Current: A living wage in Revelstoke. Do you earn $18.77 an hour

2017-05-02: Revelstoke Times Review: Revelstoke’s living wage amongst highest in B.C.

2016-10-01: Vancouver Sun: Opinion: Vancouver city council shows leadership on living wages

2016-09-21: CBC News Vancouver at 6: Vancouver considers the living wage (17:38-22:38)

2016-09-22: Global News Morning BC: BIV: City of Vancouver looks to implement living wage (at 1:03 min)

2016-09-22: Vancouver Sun: What’s a living wage, anyway?

2016-09-07: BC Almanac: Is BC ready for the living wage

2016-09-07: Vancouver Sun: City of Quesnel implements living wage policy

2016-09-07: Castanet: Quesnel adopts living wage

2016-09-07: CBC News: Quesnel officially adopts living wage

2016-09-08: CBC Radio Canada (French): Le salaire vital officiellement adopté à Quesnel

2016-09-08: Civic Info BC: City of Quesnel Achieves Designation as a Living Wage Employer

2016-06-22: Pitt Meadows Today: Municipal Politics: Pitt Meadows Council Unanimously Support Living Wage Policy Being Referred to Staff

2016-06-16: Maple Ridge News: Pitt Meadows looks at living wage

2016-06-14: Parksville Qualicum Beach News: City of Parksville votes to certify as a Living Wage for Families employer

2016-05-24: Nelson Star: COLUMN: Poverty reduction and the living wage

2016-05-03: Co-op Radio - Media Mornings: Deanna Ogle - Living Wage Campaign (taped interview at 37-45 min.)

2016-04-27: CBC News: Living wage for Metro Vancouver families drops for first time in 8 years

2016-04-27: Province: Guest Column: Fed's new child benefit helps lower living wage

2016-04-27: News Kamloops: Child benefit cited in living wage decrease

2016-04-27: BC Business: Cost of raising a family in BC drops for the first time ever

2016-04-27: Vancity Buzz: Metro Vancouver living wage decreases for the first time in 8 years

2016-04-27: Agassiz Harrison Observer / Chiliwack Times: Living wage in Fraser Valley drops to $16.28 an hour

2016-04-27: Prince George Now: Living wage in BC drops for first time in 8 years 

2016-04-22: CTV News: Tipping discouraged at Vancouver eatery where servers earn living wage

2016:04-22: Vancouver Metro: Vancouver’s ‘living wage’ restaurant Ritual turns heads

2016-04-13: Vancouver Metro: Port Coquitlam adopts living wage policy

2016-04-13: Globe and Mail: A living wage benefits both the employee and the employer

2016-03-07: Enterprise magazine: Pay it forward: Living wage employers play a powerful role in reducing poverty

2016-03-06: Vancouver Sun: Opinion: Low-wage workers deserve more than old messaging — they deserve a raise

2016-02-23: The business of the living wage

2015-12-08: Tri-City News: Living wage to come to Port Coquitlam city hall

2015-06-29: Vancity Buzz: Mayor Robertson wants City of Vancouver to become a ‘living wage’ employer

2015-06-28: Vancouver Sun: Gregor Robertson calls for Vancouver to become a living wage employer

2015-04-16: Georgia Straight: Deanna Ogle: "Yes" vote only a step toward solutions to family transit poverty

2015-04-29: Business in Vancouver: ‘Living wage’ grows by 24% in Vancouver over past seven years: CCPA

2015-04-29: 24 Hours Vancouver: Metro Vancouver survival wage jumps again

2014-10-30: Alberni Valley News: Huu-ay-aht First Nation to adopt living wage