Further government support needed for ALS funding in B.C.

VICTORIA (March 12, 2021) – The BC Liberals are advocating for government to take immediate action to increase funding for clinical trials and research into Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) here in British Columbia. “ALS is a serious disease that impacts thousands of Canadians and their families every year,” said Shirley Bond, Interim Leader of the […]

B.C.’s jobs numbers soft, with heavy emphasis on part-time and public sector jobs

KAMLOOPS (March 12, 2021) – Despite a drop in unemployment, the divergence in the labour market’s recovery is evident in today’s jobs numbers released by Statistics Canada. Beyond the headline figures, British Columbians still have 15,100 fewer jobs compared to pre-pandemic levels, with the majority of employment growth this February coming from part-time positions. These […]