- Communities across Canada are embracing a living wage
November 2-8, 2014 is Living Wage Week in Canada and the UK - the livinig wage is a global movement. Thirty cities in four provinces have engaged in local discussions on how to create living wage communities.
In Canada today, more than 1.8 million employed people don’t earn enough at their jobs to pull themselves and their families above the poverty line: they are working and poor. Paying employees a living wage can change that for millions of Canadians and employers in about 30 cities are set to do just that.
Laughing Allowed! The Slapstick World of Neighbourhood Activism
It’s great when neighbours unite and work hard to make their community better, but sometimes there are bumps in the road to getting there.
Laughing Allowed! is a physical comedy show about the bumps.
A dozen people who shared both an interest in their neighbourhood and a quirky sense of humour came together with a question: Could they turn their experiences of the ups and downs of neighbourhood leadership, activism and volunteering into physical comedy sketches?
Labour Market Partnership Project
The Capital Region Labour Market Partnership Project has assessed current and future skills gaps in the labour market, and recommend labour force development strategies to address those gaps. The Capital Region Labour Market Partnership Project was supported by the Employment Program of BC with funding from the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia and managed by the West Shore Chamber in collaboration with the Greater Victoria Development Agency. The research was conductedby the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria.
- Just Released: Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region: The Power and Potential of Social Enterprise
BC Centre for Employment Excellence has recently released the report: ‘Pathways to Success for Youth in BC’s Capital Region: The Power and P