Tim Hortons heirs cut paid breaks and worker benefits after minimum wage hike, employees say
Local casino workers union stunned by BCLCS $5,000 freedom of information search fee. A union that requested B.C. Lottery Corporation records concerning anti-money laundering compliance at casinos including River Rock in Richmond, is prepared to challenge a “prohibitively high” $500,000 search fee. Unite Here, the union that made the request under B.C.'s freedom of information laws ...
Allegations of fraud, breach of trust at centre of provincial police raids on Montreal police HQ. Chief Philippe Pichet confirmed SQ investigation targets an officer considered to be his right-hand manBest and worst places to be a woman in Canada
B.C.’s universities and colleges are increasingly turning to international students to make up for a shortfall in revenue caused by years of declining.
Sherman, found dead in North York home. Pharmaceutical giant 'deeply shocked and saddened'Canadian pharmaceutical giant Apotex has confirmed its founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey Sherman, are dead, amid reports that two bodies were found in their Toronto home.
Stolen donations, tax fraud, abusive priests: Lawsuit alleges corruption among Greek Orthodox church leaders.
TD Canada Trust backs down, releases family's $846K inheritance. TD Canada Trust has apologized to an Ontario family and released more than $846,000, hours after CBC News reported that their original bank draft had been lost by UPS.
'Visible minority' now meaningless term in Metro Vancouver where whites have become the minority by a slight degree.
The cost of dairy, baked goods, meats and seafood is expected to rise by up to two per cent, while fruits and nuts are forecast to rise by one to three per cent.The other category where consumers are expected to pay significantly more is vegetables -- as much as four to six per cent extra because of climate woes like the La Nina weather phenomenon, bringing drought conditions to the United States.
Location, location, location!Your medical care depends on where you live in Canada
TransLink wants feedback on distance pricing options. TransLink says a survey of transit riders finds roughly two thirds support for distance based pricing on SkyTrain. But it wants your thoughts on how to charge fares for buses. It has launched a new online survey for feedback on two options. The transit authority says no decision has been made yet on how transit will be priced. Visit NEWS1130.com
NDP government unveils 2017-2018 budget, 246-million surplus The NDP government is promising a 50 per cent cut in Medical Services Plan premiums as a first step toward their elimination over four years. $208 million has been set aside for new affordable rental housing, and there's a $681 million increase to K-12 education funding. The income tax rate increases to 16.8 per cent on taxable income over $150,000, up from 14.7 per cent.
Edmonton's MacEwan University defrauded of $11.8M in online phishing scam Some funds still missing, most traced to bank accounts in Canada and Hong Kong.
New wildfire east of Kelowna, B.C., forces evacuations of ovr 1,000 people
Hundreds of firefighters battling largest wildfire ever recorded in B.C.. 19 Wildfires have merged to create the largest wildfire in B.C. history.
2 navy members linked to Canada Day incident at Indigenous ceremony in Halifax. ‘We are quite seized by the matter and are looking into this further,’ says National Defence spokesperson
NDP to introduce throne speech confidence motion Monday, vote likely Thursday. A Monday vote would require the unanimous consent of all members of the legislature
Renewed tensions between Cuba and U.S. won’t impact Canada, says Justin Trudeau - Friday June 16, 06:08 PM
It will be business as usual for Canada and Cuba despite a renewed hardening of relations between the communist island nation and the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Environmentalist with BC ties fired in Alberta. Tzeporah Berman has been let go from her position on Alberta’s Oil Sands Advisory Group
Netflix tax? Trudeau says no to MPs’ proposed broadband internet levy. Parliamentary committee recommending 5% tax to boost struggling media industry
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Record breaking 3 Green MLAs sworn into B.C. Legislature
Wed, 7 Jun 2017 21:20:09 EDT - For the first time in Canadian history, three Green Party representatives have been sworn into a provincial legislature. In a ceremony in the B.C. Legislative chambers in Victoria, Andrew Weaver, Sonia Furstenau and Adam Olsen took their place in the history books.
Liberals to lay out foreign policy vision in major speech. His name may not even appear in the text of the speech, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his policies are expected to cast a long shadow over what Foreign�Affairs Minister�Chrystia Freeland�says on Tuesday in the Liberal government’s first major foreign policy statement.
Liberals to lay out foreign policy vision in major speech. His name may not even appear in the text of the speech, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his policies are expected to cast a long shadow over what Foreign�Affairs Minister�Chrystia Freeland�says on Tuesday in the Liberal government's first major foreign policy statement.
B.C. NDP, Green alliance to focus on banning big money, electoral reform and stopping Kinder Morgan. May 2017 17:00:00 EDT - The NDP and Greens have agreed to work together to ban union and corporate donations, hold a referendum on electoral reform and to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Read More
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