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B.C. job growth grinds to a halt in March: StatCan

B.C. job growth grinds to a halt in March: StatCan

Province loses 100 jobs after posting gains in the thousands in previous months
These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2023

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2023

Vancouver's Absolute Software is among the latest to cut its workforce this year
B.C. to boost minimum wage to $16.75 an hour, matches 6.9 per cent inflation

B.C. to boost minimum wage to $16.75 an hour, matches 6.9 per cent inflation

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minimum wage will increase to $16.75 an hour, a boost that the government says would fulfil a promise to tie the benchmark pay level to inflation. The new minimum wage is to kick in on June 1, representing a 6.
B.C. small businesses chafe at 'unsustainable' minimum wage hike

B.C. small businesses chafe at 'unsustainable' minimum wage hike

B.C. government’s minimum wage hike too much, too sudden
How B.C. politicians aim to create more certainty for developers

How B.C. politicians aim to create more certainty for developers

Housing minister expands on new BC Builds program, plans to digitize permitting processes
Fungus that can wipe out bat populations found in B.C. for first time

Fungus that can wipe out bat populations found in B.C. for first time

If you find a sick or dead bat, do not pick it up with your bare hands.
Businesses bracing for impact of Nordstrom’s Vancouver exit

Businesses bracing for impact of Nordstrom’s Vancouver exit

Interest in the site is strong, but questions swirl about how the store's exit will impact nearby businesses
Transit-oriented development part of addressing regional affordability

Transit-oriented development part of addressing regional affordability

The province, Translink and developers are investing to densify and diversify transportation hubs
Birth control covered by PharmaCare in B.C. starting today

Birth control covered by PharmaCare in B.C. starting today

British Columbians now have access to free prescription contraceptives. As of April 1, PharmaCare will pay for many different types of birth control for any B.C. resident, making British Columbia the first province in Canada to cover these costs.
Life on planet Earth is overwhelmingly very big or very small

Life on planet Earth is overwhelmingly very big or very small

In the ocean, mangrove forests were found to have the most biomass.