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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00 PM
As part of Budget 2017, the Province is investing $8 million over three years to increase child benefit exemptions for people who receive income or disability assistance.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:30 AM
When Mitzi, a single mother of one, learned about the Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI) and the supports that the program offers, it came at the perfect time for her family.
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:45 PM
For Miya Inkster, finding high-quality, affordable child care was a big factor holding her back from returning to the work force. After a stressful separation and move that affected her financial situation, Miya ended up on income assistance and couldn’t find work that covered the cost of child care.
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:30 PM
For the second year in a row, government is increasing disability assistance rates by investing $199 million over three years.
Friday, February 10, 2017 10:30 AM
“I grew up in a home that relied on income assistance, and I wanted to be able to accomplish more.”
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:30 PM
Social innovators from all sectors came together in Vancouver today for the BC Social Innovation Youth Awards, a joint partnership between the government of British Columbia and RADIUS SFU, held at The Imperial Vancouver.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 11:45 AM
To further reduce barriers and make services and resources more easily accessible for people with disabilities, the Province is providing the BC Spinal Cord Injury Community Services Network (BC SCI Network) with $5 million to enhance their services for British Columbians with a physical disability.
Monday, February 6, 2017 10:00 AM
Green Frog is a pest control company that is doing more than just dirty work. By working with and hiring people with barriers to employment at risk of homelessness, they are helping others to rebuild their lives.
Friday, February 3, 2017 10:30 AM
Aliyah Roller escaped an abusive relationship by moving across the country to British Columbia. Though she had no connections here, she knew that she and her two children would be safe.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:30 AM
Amanda Dreager has found full-time employment with the Baker Creek Enhancement Society through a Job Creation Partnership project created to help raise awareness about the Cariboo Chilcotin shoreline.