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Joint statement on Moose Hide Campaign Day

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 10:30
Premier John Horgan; Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement in support of Moose Hide Campaign Day:

Statement on Transgender Day of Visibility

Thu, 03/31/2022 - 10:30
Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, released the following statement in honour of Transgender Day of Visibility:

B.C. prepares to strengthen protections for homebuyers

Mon, 03/28/2022 - 16:58
Amendments to the Property Law Act introduced on Monday, March 28, 2022, will enable the creation of a new Homebuyer Protection Period to protect people buying a home in a challenging real estate market.

More than $530,000 raised in support of Ukraine

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 11:00
In less than three weeks, BC Liquor (BCL) and BC Cannabis stores (BCCS) customers have donated more than $530,000 in support of the Canadian Red Cross’s Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.

Innovative housing retrofits will benefit residents, environment

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 12:00
Residents of six buildings will soon benefit from renovations that will make homes safer, more energy-efficient, less polluting and more resilient to extreme weather.

Minister's statement on COVID-19 supports for B.C. businesses

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 14:00
Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, has released the following statement on supports for people, B.C. businesses and communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic:

Feed BC partnerships serve local food in more public post-secondary institutions

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 15:45
Thousands of students, faculty and staff in 20 of B.C.’s public post-secondary institutions are enjoying more local food on their campuses through the Province’s Feed BC initiative.  

New data will guide response to homelessness in B.C.

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 14:30
A first-of-its-kind report on homelessness will give better information to help target provincial programs and services to improve supports for people experiencing homelessness and help prevent people from becoming homeless.

More supports on the way for northern B.C. communities

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:30
New projects supported by the Northern Healthy Communities Fund will help strengthen social and emergency services in northern B.C. communities that are experiencing rapid economic growth.

B.C., Washington state aim to develop transboundary Nooksack flooding prevention and response initiative

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 14:45
British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are announcing further bilateral co-operation between B.C. and Washington state to build a sustained and ongoing transboundary initiative to address Nooksack River flooding prevention and response.

Minimum wage increases tied to inflation support workers, families

Mon, 03/14/2022 - 16:15
On June 1, 2022, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing from $15.20 to $15.65 an hour.

First sheriff recruits of 2022 celebrate graduation

Sat, 03/12/2022 - 13:00
The most recent class of BC Sheriff Service recruits has graduated at the Vancouver law courts after completing their training through the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC).

B.C. moves toward pay transparency measures

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 14:30
As people across the globe join together to honour and celebrate International Women’s Day, B.C. is set to begin consultations on new pay transparency legislation.

Joint statement on International Women's Day

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 10:30
Premier John Horgan and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement for International Women’s Day:

New act reforms B.C. law for commercial liens

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 16:52
New legislation will modernize B.C. law for liens so that service providers can more easily understand and use liens and their customers can protect their rights to their own property.

New, stable funding will support survivors of sexual violence

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 14:45
Budget 2022 reverses cuts made in 2002, supporting survivors of sexual assault with $22 million to provide stable funding for community-based sexual assault response services.

Record investments to create clean economy of the future

Mon, 02/28/2022 - 13:30
Budget 2022 is investing more than ever before to help people and communities make the transition to a cleaner, stronger economy through the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030.

Budget 2022 moves us forward together to build a StrongerBC

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 16:40
Budget 2022 reflects the choices government is making that are needed to build a stronger B.C. and make life better for people, by investing in B.C.’s economic, environmental and social strengths.

B.C.’s Economic Plan: Building an economy that works for everyone

Thu, 02/17/2022 - 14:15
The Province is launching a bold, new long-term economic plan that moves British Columbia forward by tackling the challenges of today while growing an economy that works for more people and families.

Joint statement on the Women’s Memorial March

Mon, 02/14/2022 - 10:30
Premier John Horgan; Hli Haykwhl Ẃii X̱sgaak, Melanie Mark, MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant; Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity; and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement to acknowledge the annual Women’s Memorial March: