Supporting international nurses into B.C.’s health system

April 19, 2022 (Translations: Traditional Chinese繁體中文, Hindi, Punjabi. read HERE ) To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter the province’s health system so they …

BC shifts to weekly COVID-19 data reporting

As British Columbia continues to take the next step in its COVID-19 response, the Province is transitioning from daily to weekly COVID-19 reporting. Beginning on Thursday, April 7, 2022, COVID-19 dashboards and reports issued by the British Columbia Centre for …

More HOPE on the way for ALS patients

April 06, 2022   The Province is investing $2 million through the ALS Society of BC for the second phase of PROJECT HOPE to further support British Columbians living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).”It’s an honour to be this year’s recipient, and …

Province simplifying, strengthening paid sick leave

March 28, 2022 (Translations: French, Traditional Chinese繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡體中文, Punjabi, Tagalog, read HERE  ) Amendments to B.C.’s Employment Standards Act will strengthen paid sick leave legislation to protect workers and simplify the administrative process for businesses. Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, introduced …

Province-wide restrictions AND COVID-19 Provincial & Federal Benefits

    Province-wide restrictions (Translations: Traditional Chinese繁體中文, Simplified Chinese簡体中文, Punjabi, French, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi) 全省限制 (繁體) 全省限制 (簡体) ਪੂਰੇ ਪਰਾਂਤ ਤੇ ਲਾਗੂ ਪਾਬੰਦੀਆਂ Restrictions à l’échelle de la province 주 전역 제약 Restricciones en toda la provincia القيود المفروضة في أنحاء …

Province launches review of pandemic response

The Province is launching an independent review and public consultation on government’s operational response to the COVID-19 pandemic to better inform preparations and responses to future emergencies and ensure British Columbians are protected. The goal is to learn about how government agencies worked together …

Transit free in BC for children 12 & under

August 09, 2021 (Translations: Traditional Chinese 繁體中文, Punjabi, read HERE) Public transit is now free for all children 12 and under in B.C., saving families money, increasing access to affordable transportation options and encouraging more people to use public transit. The …