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It’s official: City of Burnaby is a living wage employer

By DUSTIN GODFREY JANUARY 28, 2020 A living wage advocate offered “hearty congratulations” to Burnaby city council Monday evening as she presented the city with a living wage certification. Adrienne Montani, provincial coordinator of First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition, said her organization recently published its 23rd child poverty report card. She said the report found one-in-five children in the province are still growing up in poverty. “We know that growing up in poverty undermines children’s health,” Montani said. “We also know that most poor children in the province live with parents who are in the workforce, or ...