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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: …

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 …

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 …