Help is on the way for B.C.’s lowest-paid workers

British Columbia’s lowest-paid workers will earn a $15-an-hour minimum wage by June 2021, Premier John Horgan announced today, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission. “Regular, predictable increases to our minimum wage are one important way we can make …

Province and Airbnb working to fund affordable housing

The British Columbia government and Airbnb have reached an arrangement allowing the online company to collect provincial sales taxes on all short-term rentals conducted through its platform — a move that will help fund housing affordability measures for British Columbians …