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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 …

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 …

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 …