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Can a company pay me less during the three-month probation period?

Can a company pay me less during the three-month probation period?

Whether the practice is fair and whether it signals a bad firm culture depends on several factors
Museum of Anthropology at UBC reopens as a place for lively learning

Museum of Anthropology at UBC reopens as a place for lively learning

The upgraded museum has ushered in new ways for local First Nations to reconnect with its pieces, says curator of Indigenous engagement Damara Jacobs-Petersen of the Squamish Nation
William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

Canadian actor William Shatner is wading into the debate over open-pen salmon farming in British Columbia, saying it's time to stop being polite in an F-word-filled video that calls for an end to the ocean farms.
Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.7 per cent in April to $66.8 billion

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales rose 0.7 per cent to $66.8 billion in April, helped by higher sales at gasoline stations as well as food and beverage retailers.
B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

Two multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects have been further delayed but the Ministry of Transportation is sticking to its previous cost estimates, for now.
Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival will go ahead after sewage leak into False Creek

Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival will go ahead after sewage leak into False Creek

VANCOUVER — Organizers of this weekend's Dragon Boat Festival in Vancouver say a sewage leak into False Creek where the races are held won't have a major effect on the event.
Operational challenges, frugal consumers squeeze Lululemon sales

Operational challenges, frugal consumers squeeze Lululemon sales

Inventory mistakes and executive departures come as sales growth slows at the Vancouver-headquartered athleisure giant
Construction association issues alert about changes to policy

Construction association issues alert about changes to policy

Contractors worried new approach to procurement will undermine government's duty to fairness
Renters from B.C., Maritimes signal they are the most pessimistic about home ownership in new survey

Renters from B.C., Maritimes signal they are the most pessimistic about home ownership in new survey

One out of four respondents from British Columbia and the Maritimes say they spend more than half their income on rent, according to Royal LePage report
Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

Gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021: study

TORONTO — The gender pay gap in Canada's tech sector almost tripled between 2016 and 2021, amounting to the average salary of a woman in the industry being about $20,000 less than her male counterpart, according to a new report.