Wage growth

Rising food prices at the grocery store have added to the 23.7 per cent increase in the living wage for Kelowna. (Contributed)

Rising food, rental costs: Kelowna’s living wage takes a dramatic leap

Living wage now calculated at $22.88 an hour


As soon as businesses closed their doors in compliance with public COVID-19 health measures, it became near-impossible for Stephanie Fortin to find work. Fortin is photographed in Ottawa, Monday, July 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

Incomes trended 9.8 per cent higher during the early pandemic than five years earlier


The City of Armstrong has been named one of Canada’s 20 best towns to live based on low cost of living and high paying jobs, according to a survey by Numbeo. (Facebook photo/Rhythm Productions)

Okanagan city lands among 20 best to live in Canada

Survey conducted based on low cost of living and high paying jobs includes Armstrong, five other B.C. towns


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