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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 …

Achieving results and delivering more MRI exams

People throughout B.C. will continue to get improved access to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams as government adds 15,000 more exams in the second year of the B.C. Surgical and Diagnostic Imaging Strategy after exceeding its first-year targets. “I’m proud …