Human Resources & Education

Covering training, career development, higher education and all human resources issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Stop collecting employee data from cameras, Teck told

Cameras were being used to monitor for theft, safety and operational issues

Employment rate in B.C. First Nations communities higher than other western provinces

B.C.’s First Nations communities are doing better than their neighbours in other western provinces in terms of employment rates – but continue to fall behind the non-indigenous population. That is a...

'Day of Action' pushing for universal sick leave in B.C.

The BC Employment Standards Coalition in collaboration with the Retail Action Network has launched an online petition and Day of Action on Thursday, May 21, calling on the BC NDP government to...

Dress for Success aims to help pandemic-hit women

Program provides help in accessing assistance, food, counselling

B.C.'s K-12 public schools facing international students crunch

Provincial officials on Friday officially acknowledged that the international education sector has been - and will continue to be - challenged by the COVID-19 lockdown, but the impact for public K-12...

Daycares in B.C. not mandated to reopen despite new health guidelines

B.C.’s daycare centres will not be required to reopen their doors on June 1 as the public schools have, but the province has issued new health guidelines that may pave the way for some to relaunch in...

B.C. schools to re-open part-time June 1; participation optional

B.C. students and schoolchildren will have the option to return to the classroom part-time starting June 1, premier John Horgan said Friday. Horgan said the program will be completely voluntary, and...

Big organizations up; smaller organizations down

Average membership of B.C.’s top professional organizations has grown 17.2% since 2016

B.C.’s road to recovery: Libraries set for phased return to lending

Curbside pickup, digital options and a slow return to reopening buildings