May 2018


Reminder: BC Minimum Wage Increases June 1

Victoria – Employers in British Columbia should note that the general hourly minimum wage will increase to $12.65 from $11.35, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will also all increase, effective Friday,…




Langley Mayor’s Charitable Gala, Saturday September 22

Langley – Every day, firefighters face challenges and situations that most people never want to encounter: car accidents, medical traumas, fires, gas leaks, and floods. Responding to emergencies and helping people who are hurt, trapped, and scared is what they…



Abbotsford Burn Ban On Through September 30

Abbotsford – The Abbotsford city-wide burn ban is on from June 1 through to September 30. Burning permit applications are no longer accepted for this season.  You can apply for the fall season after September 25. More info can be…




AG Report, Recommendations On Electoral Reform Referendum

Victoria – David Eby, Attorney General, has released a report detailing the results of the citizen engagement on electoral reform, which informed his 18 recommendations to cabinet for how the fall 2018 referendum should be structured. The public engagement ran…