New rules protect young workers

July 21, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, French, Punjabi, read HERE ) New changes to employment standards will better protect young people at work by raising the general working age in British Columbia from 12 to 16 and defining the …

Expanded medical device coverage for people with diabetes

June 11, 2021 British Columbians living with diabetes will now have the Dexcom G6, a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that provides regular updates on blood glucose levels throughout the day, covered through BC PharmaCare. “Thousands of British Columbians will benefit …

B.C. COVID-19 immunization plan

March 29, 2021    (Translation for Vaccine Appointments:  Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡體中文, Arabic, Farsi, French, Punjabi, Japanese Korean,  Spanish, Tagalog & Vietnamese, read HERE)   *To view Vaccine appointments , click HERE  (https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html) ======================================================================== May 20, 2021 BC Youth …

New ICBC fairness officer role approved

June 04, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, French, Punjabi, read HERE) A new ICBC fairness officer will focus on ensuring the corporation’s decisions, actions and practices are transparent and fair, while further strengthening public trust in ICBC as dedicated to caring for …

Minimum wage increase to $15.20/hour

May 31, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, French, Punjabi, read HERE ) On June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for …