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Tuesday, May 31, 2022 11:15 AM
British Columbia is taking a critical step toward reducing the shame and fear associated with substance use as the federal Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health announced the granting of a three-year exemption under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) to remove criminal penalties for people who possess a small amount of certain illicit substances for personal use.
Friday, May 27, 2022 12:45 PM
The Province is supporting public transit expansion for people in Metro Vancouver through a significant investment in TransLink that will mean better and more convenient service, lower emissions, and healthier, more livable communities
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 11:15 AM
BC Cancer has launched a provincewide lung cancer screening program, providing access to eligible high-risk people at 36 sites throughout the province.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 7:00 AM
British Columbians living with serious and persistent mental illnesses will soon have access to more supports as the Province invests in services to help them and their families thrive.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 3:24 PM
People throughout the province will benefit from upgrades to not-for-profit services and programs with additional funding from B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:45 PM
People needing surgery at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) will have increased access to care as the provincial government has approved the business plan for the second phase of expansion, adding 13 new operating rooms (ORs) and 39 new perioperative patient bays at the facility.
Monday, May 16, 2022 1:30 PM
New affordable homes will soon be available for people with moderate and low incomes, seniors and families in Vancouver, with construction underway on 82 rental homes in Mount Pleasant.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:21 PM
People who are vulnerable and have low incomes will be supported with $250,000 in provincial government funding for local poverty-reduction projects on the Lower Mainland.
Friday, May 6, 2022 11:00 AM
Health-care and community social services workers throughout British Columbia will be able to access more mental-health supports as the province expands tailor-made programs for the sector.
Friday, May 6, 2022 10:15 AM
A concept plan for a new Indigenous centre is moving forward on the territories of the Coast Salish peoples in Vancouver.