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Premier’s, parliamentary secretary’s statements on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Fri, 05/17/2024 - 10:30
Premier David Eby has issued the following statement marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia:

Premier’s, ministers’, parliamentary secretary’s statements on Moose Hide Campaign Day

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 10:30
Premier David Eby has issued the following statement on Moose Hide Campaign Day:

Parliamentary secretary’s statement on Red Dress Day

Sun, 05/05/2024 - 10:30
Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, has released the following statement in honour of Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and Two-Spirit People.

More supports coming for women, children facing domestic violence, exploitation

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:00
Women and children facing domestic violence will have access to new culturally appropriate supports to help get them out of harm’s way and rebuild their lives as the province expands supports in several B.C. cities.

Parliamentary secretary’s statement on Prevention of Violence Against Women Week

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 11:00
Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, has released the following statement in recognition of Prevention of Violence Against Women Week:

Climate action tax credit helps people with everyday costs

Thu, 04/04/2024 - 17:30
More than two million individuals and families will see more money in their bank accounts as the climate action tax credit arrives this week.

Flipping tax means more homes for families, not speculators

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 17:30
B.C. is taking action to target housing speculation to make sure more people can find an affordable home in the communities where they live and work.

Tax savings will help people buy homes, boost construction

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 18:00
Homes will be in reach for more people in B.C. as first-time homebuyers can now save thousands of dollars more, and new measures are put in place to encourage new home and rental construction.

Province provides violence prevention counsellors to keep kids safe

Mon, 03/25/2024 - 14:15
Violence prevention counsellors will ensure more children and youth receive information about healthy relationships and connect to critical supports if they witness or experience violence at home.  

Parliamentary Secretary’s statement on Transgender Day of Visibility

Sun, 03/24/2024 - 10:00
Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, has released the following statement in honour of International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31, 2024:

Final cost-of-living adjustment confirmed under Shared Recovery Mandate

Tue, 03/19/2024 - 16:30
B.C. public-sector unionized employees with ratified collective agreements will receive the maximum cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for their year 3 wage increase.

Parliamentary Secretary’s statement on Two-Spirit, Indigenous 2SLQBTQIA+ Celebration and Awareness Day

Tue, 03/19/2024 - 10:00
Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, has released the following statement in honour of Two-Spirit and Indigenous 2SLQBTQIA+ Celebration and Awareness Day:

Premier’s, parliamentary secretary’s statements on International Women’s Day

Fri, 03/08/2024 - 10:30
Premier David Eby has issued the following statement marking International Women’s Day:

Budget measures ensure homes are for people, not speculators

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 12:42
As part of Budget 2024 measures that will increase supply and make homes more affordable and accessible, the Province is taking action against speculators and those who profit from “flipping” homes.

Budget 2024: Taking action for people, families in B.C.

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:45
Budget 2024 takes on the big challenges people are facing today by helping with everyday costs, delivering more homes faster, strengthening health care and services, and building a stronger, cleaner economy.

Improved transparency will fight money laundering

Fri, 02/16/2024 - 12:15
Investigating and accessing information about land ownership in B.C. is about to get easier for law enforcement agencies, journalists and researchers with the elimination of search fees for the Province’s Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR).

Premier’s, minister’s, parliamentary secretary’s, MLA’s statements on the Women’s Memorial March

Wed, 02/14/2024 - 10:30
Premier David Eby has issued the following statement acknowledging the annual Women’s Memorial March being held today:

Minister’s and Parliamentary Secretary’s statement on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Sun, 02/11/2024 - 13:00
Brenda Bailey, Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation, and Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have released the following statement in recognition of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science:

Homeowners should prepare for speculation and vacancy tax declarations

Wed, 01/17/2024 - 11:30
Homeowners in designated taxable municipalities covered by the speculation and vacancy tax will soon receive their annual declaration letters, as part of the Province’s work to fight real estate speculation and deliver more homes to people.

Money from Climate Action Tax Credit helps people after the holidays

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 11:15
This week, more than two million families and individuals will receive their third quarterly Climate Action Tax Credit payment.

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