Money

If it's time for a new gig, and you want to work for one of the top employers in Canada, then get your resume ready! There are so many B.C. government jobs open out right now, and there's a little something for everyone.

Plus, some of them pay over $75,000 a year, so you could be bringing in some serious cash with these positions.

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If you've been searching for a new career, this is your lucky day because a bunch of jobs are available in B.C., with one of Canada's best employers for young people.

Scotiabank has job openings for a wide range of positions — and the list includes some that don't even require a degree.

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If you've been wanting an untraditional career, there are a few options for you to choose from in Vancouver, B.C.

Some of these random jobs that are hiring will have you making some extra money quickly — and a lot are even fun.

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The B.C. government is hiring for a bunch of different positions that will actually pay you a great salary.

If you've been thinking about a career change, now is probably a good time to start browsing this list of high-paying jobs.

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Getting a side hustle to make some extra money while living in Vancouver is not a bad idea, especially considering the wild rent prices in the city.

Taking on a side gig or part-time job gives you some flexibility, and helps you earn enough money to survive in B.C. — plus, a lot of them are pretty easy to do.

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Working from home has some serious benefits — like wearing pyjamas all day long.

If you're in Vancouver and on the job hunt, there are some great companies hiring remote workers. No degree? No problem.

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Thousands of families in B.C. can now take advantage of the province's $10-a-day child care services after 84 new locations were announced.

The province's NDP government has been rolling out new sites since 2018 and currently offers 6,500 spaces. It allows parents making less than $45,000 to receive 100% funding and those making up to $111,000 can receive partial funding.

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If you have been thinking of purchasing an electric vehicle, it may be helpful to know that the Government of B.C. has a rebate program that will help you save some money.

The province says that zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) can help save the average B.C. driver between $1,800 to $2,500 per year on fuel costs.

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Greater Vancouver’s municipalities are painstakingly slow to approve industrial developments, for which there’s great demand and low availability, causing rental rates to surge and forcing e-commerce companies to recover costs from consumers who buy products online.

“It is incredibly hard to get new product onto the market. We’re seeing a lot of barriers to entry municipally and provincially,” said Josh Gaglardi, Principal of Orion Construction.

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Electricity bills will be slightly cheaper from April 1, but enjoy it while it lasts as BC Hydro has said it plans to increase prices in 2023 and 2024.

BC Hydro will drop electricity bills by an average of 1.4%, pending approval by the B.C. Utilities Commission, which means that if your hydro bill is $100 per month, you'll save $1.40.

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Gas prices have risen to extraordinarily high prices throughout Canada, and to offset the impact on people in B.C., the government is giving money back to some drivers.

There will be a one-time payment to some people because of the record-breaking prices caused by the repurcussions of the economic sanctions imposed to Russia after its "invasion of Ukraine," the government said.

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Anyone working a minimum wage job in B.C. is about to get a bit of a pay bump. The minimum wage in the province is increasing, and it's actually going to be the highest in all Canadian provinces.

On June 1, the general minimum wage will be going from $15.20 to $15.65 an hour.

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