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Employers no longer allowed to force women to wear heels in BC

By Amy Chen The province of British Columbia has banned mandatory high heels in the workplace, following an initiative by the BC Greens. The requirement to wear high heels in some workplaces is a workplace health and safety issue as

BC’s farm industry relies on exploiting vulnerable temporary foreign workers, study finds

Nearly 100% of the farmworkers in British Columbia are either immigrants or migrants and most workers are subject to hazardous conditions like unsafe transportation, substandard living conditions, long work hours and dangerous equipment, a new study has found. “Many British

Removing viaducts benefits developers − not the average resident, seven in ten Metro Vancouverites say

A large majority (71%) of Metro Vancouver residents believe that the recent decision by Vancouver City Council to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts only benefits developers, and not the average resident, a new poll has found. An even larger

Defeated Harper supporters call for independent “Republic of Western Canada”

Supporters of defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper are calling for an independent “Republic of Western Canada” covering Canada’s western provinces after the Liberal Party swept to power in the general election on Monday. Harper’s Conservatives, who only managed 99 seats