Inter-Mtn. Enterprises

Kelowna business becomes BC's latest certified Living Wage Employer Inter-Mtn. Enterprises is the premier supplier of signs and specialty products to North America’s outdoor recreation industry. As a result of conducting business where there is a higher cost of living, the company made the conscious commitment to compensate their staff and contracted workers with a living wage responsive to Kelowna’s environment. Continue reading

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 Continue reading

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 Continue reading

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).  Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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 Continue reading

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. Continue reading