MSP premiums eliminated

As of 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …