ModoHR celebrates its certification with a discount for other Living Wage Employers ModoHR is the first HR tech firm to become a Living Wage Employer in BC, and to celebrate, it has a special offer for other Living Wage Employers. Continue reading

Cafe Etico

Spotlight: Café Etico The small, local, fair-trade coffee company operates as a social enterprise giving back 100% of its profits to CoDevelopment Canada (the local non-profit that owns Cafe Etico) to help fund and support its social justice and human rights programs in Latin America.  Continue reading


Spotlight: Clayton Heights Sports and Therapy Center CHSTC (Clayton Heights Sports and Therapy Center) is owned and directed by David Balfour. He was the first private Living Wage Employer in Surrey, BC. Continue reading

June's story

June's story June has been working for Integra, a Living Wage Employer for 3 years. Before joining Integra, June was earning just above the minimum wage. It was not enough money to give her the financial freedom that she needed. This is her story. Continue reading

Capilano Students' Union

Spotlight: Capilano Students' Union Christopher Girodat is Executive Director of the Capilano Students’ Union. He helped oversee them becoming a Living Wage Employer in 2017 and is also a member of the Living Wage for Families Campaign’s Employer Advisory Subcommittee. In this guest blog, he shares why the living wage is so important to the students' union and urges other employers to get involved as well. Continue reading


Vlada's story “Before I was living on survival mode. Now I can afford to live on my own. I feel much more comfortable and free.” Continue reading


Spotlight: Kinsol Timber Kinsol Timber Systems specializes in working collaboratively with architects, engineers and general contractors to deliver carefully detailed, constructible, and ambitious structures. They have been a Living Wage Employer since 2018.  Continue reading


Spotlight: Brightside Homes Brightside is one of Vancouver’s longest-standing non-profit housing societies, with nearly 70 years of experience providing affordable housing to seniors, families, and people with disabilities. Committed to providing safe and secure homes for those that may otherwise struggle to meet the demands of market housing, they are working towards a future where people of all income levels live within a vibrant and healthy community. Continue reading

Greater Victoria Police Victim Services

Spotlight: Greater Victoria Police Victim Services GVPVS have been a Living Wage Employer since 2017. They work in close partnership with, and provide victim services, on behalf of the seven police agencies in the Greater Victoria area. Their staff assist and provide emotional and practical crisis support plus ongoing support services to victims of crime and trauma including family members and witnesses. Their team of 14 highly trained staff carries out the society’s daily operations, including program administration, client services and volunteer support and coordination. Continue reading

12 New Living Wage Employers

New Living Wage Employers in BC We have certified 12 more Living Wage Employers from across British Columbia. More than 200 BC employers have now been certified as Living Wage Employers, representing over 26,000 staff and contractors who are earning a decent wage in their communities. Continue reading