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Minimum Wage Increase Effective May 1, 2012

COST ON HIRING A DOMESTIC UNDER A LIVE IN CAREGIVER PROGRAM Minimum Wage Effective:  May 1, 2012                $10.25/hr (Based on a 40 hour week schedule)
Gross

 $           1,776.66

Minus

B. Employee`s Deductions

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Seniors Advocate

Seniors Advocate Expected as part of premier`s plan Vancouver Sun, February 14, 2012 VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberal government will today announce its new strategy for seniors, including a commitment to create an independent advocate, The Vancouver Sun has learned. The announcement comes the same day B.C. Ombudsperson Kim Carter is expected to release an...
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Children`s Arts Festival

Date: Feb 17, 2012, Feb 18, 2012 Time: Friday, February 17 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 18 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Price: $10/child/creativity class + access to performances and hands-on activities. $5/child for access to performances and hands-on activities without a creativity class. It’s back and bigger than ever! Richmond’s creatively interactive festival connecting children...
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Upcoming Events for the Alzheimers Society

Dementia 2012: Putting Research into Practice – Saturday, January 28, 8:50am – 12:30pm Patients, family members, caregivers and members of the public are invited to attend this forum where UBC researchers will present their research on the progress made on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. For more information visit: http://www.ubcneurology.com/Putting_Research_into_Practice_2012.pdf To RSVP email  Read more

Important Change For Live In Caregivers

News Release – Minister Kenney announces important change for live-in caregivers

Ottawa, December 15, 2011 — Live-in caregivers will be able to get open work permits about 18 months sooner, thanks to a processing change announced today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. “Too many live-in caregivers have completed their work obligations but must...
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