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    Research Coordinator

    We are Hiring! We are hiring a Research Coordinator for our Making Ends Meet participatory action research project  Term: 15-months at 4 days (28 hours) a week Annual Salary: $39,000 and a full benefits package Location: Metro-Vancouver
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    Elite Security + First Aid

    Canada's inaugural Living Wage first-aid provider Elite Security and First Aid, based in Victoria, is the only First Aid provider in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage
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    250 Living Wage Employers

    Major milestone for the Living Wage campaign We have certified another 24 employers, bringing the total of Living Wage Employers in BC to over 250.  This month we have continued to certify Living Wage Employers in new sectors. We have our first Living Wage ski area (Sovereign Lake), village (Fruitvale), coffee shop (Kits Beach Coffee), distributors (Ryan Vending), nature sanctuary (Swan Lake Christmas Hill), air vent cleaners (Modern Purair and GVA Power Vac), hearing testers (Reliable Mobile Hearing Testing) and first aid provider (Elite Security and First Aid Services). 
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    Kits Beach Coffee

    First Living Wage coffee shop in BC. Kits Beach Coffee is the first coffee shop in British Columbia to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage. The seasonal café at Kitsilano Beach makes pour over coffee, cold brew, artisan popsicles, and a selection of locally baked goods and gourmet pop tarts.
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    Ryan Vending

    First Living Wage vending company in Canada. Ryan Vending is the first vending company in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
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    Horizon Grocery + Wellness

    First Living Wage distribution business in Canada. Horizon Grocery + Wellness, is the first distributor in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
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    Centre A

    Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art becomes a Living Wage Employer. Centre A joins several other art galleries, including 110 Arts Cooperative, Access Gallery and 221A Artist Run Centre Society in helping to address working poverty in Vancouver.
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    Sovereign Lake Nordic Club

    Canada's first Living Wage ski area Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, in Vernon BC, is the first ski area in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage
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    Taphandlestogo.com

    First Living Wage beer tap maker in Canada Borrego Radium Ltd, based in Invermere, and owner of Taphandlestogo.com and Stickernut, is the first company in Canada who make beer tap handles and custom stickers to commit to pay all its staff and contracted workers a Living Wage.
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    Spinnakers

    Ali's Story Ali Ryan is a Chef at Spinnakers BrewPub and Guesthouse. She joined Spinnakers in 2004 as a line cook, prepping food and plating dishes. 16 years later she manages a team of 18 people in the kitchen.
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