The City of Quesnel is giving a living wage to its employees.
City employees and contractors who do work for Quesnel will now be payed at least $16.53 an hour.
Mayor Bob Simpson says it makes the lives of families much easier.
He hopes the other employers in the city will follow suit.
Mayor Simpson say employers are becoming more open to the idea.
Quesnel is the second place is in Canada to bring in the living wage.