BC Seniors’ Guide 12th Edition is available in 9 Languages

January 12, 2022 To access the BC Seniors’ Guide in all nine languages, visit: http://www.gov.bc.ca/seniorsguide (English, French, Chinese, Punjabi, Vietnamese, Korean, Farsi, Hindi and Tagalog)   The enhanced 12th edition of the guide was published in July 2021 in seven languages: …

MSP premiums eliminated

January 01, 2020 The new year marks the end of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums, saving B.C. families up to $1,800 a year and individuals up to $900 a year. While MSP premiums are a thing of the past as …

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 …

Join the list of Future Voters

March 25, 2021 Future Voters List BC recently created the List of Future Voters.  Sign up now so you are ready to vote when you turn 18. One of the best ways young people can become lifelong voters is by …

Virtual Tour of the Parliament Buildings

The Parliament Buildings and surrounding areas are located in the traditional territories of the Lekwungen-speaking (pronounced Le-KWUNG-en) peoples. Now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, these Coast Salish peoples have a rich culture and history dating back thousands of …

New program, drug coverage benefits people with cystic fibrosis

Oct.05, 2021 British Columbians living with cystic fibrosis will benefit from a first-in-Canada health improvement network along with provincial coverage of a new, triple-combination medication, Trikafta. The new network is called Cystic Fibrosis Care BC (CFCBC). “Our new Cystic Fibrosis Care …