Granville Island Brewing strike continues, as more sectors see labour disputes in B.C.

Workers at a Vancouver brewery continue to walk the picket lines after more than a month off the job.

The Granville Island Brewing strike started on July 8, with the dispute centering around wages at the company owned by Molson Coors Canada.

According to several on strike — and others in a string of labour disputes across the province this summer — B.C.’s skyrocketing costs of living and inflation appear to be a driving force behind much of the discontent.

“We could not agree on wages,” said Farya Abdiannia, a retail worker at the brewery, on the picket line outside her workplace on Saturday. “We just want to be able to afford

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