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Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:30 AM
Larger ballots to improve the voting experience for sight-impaired voters, hearing loop technology on BC Ferries and an $800,000 Google grant for LipSync, a mouth-controlled input device for mobile phones created by the Neil Squire Society.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:00 AM
A new focus on social innovation in the Community and Employer Partnerships program will support B.C.’s growing social-enterprise sector and increase the potential for social innovation in B.C.
Friday, May 20, 2016 1:45 PM
A Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation includes social impact purchasing requirements that will create employment opportunities for British Columbians receiving income and disability assistance.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:30 AM
Government is supporting B.C. social enterprises that make a positive impact as they pursue social, cultural and environmental goals in communities throughout the province.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 8:45 AM
The hands-on experience of a $1.4-million Okanagan-based Community and Employer Partnership between the B.C. government and the Southern Interior Construction Association made the difference for Sara Peyton.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 4:20 PM
To create equity in the system the Province is investing $170 million over the next three years to ensure about 100,000 people on disability assistance in B.C. will receive a rate increase of up to $77 a month as of Sept. 1, 2016.
Friday, December 18, 2015 8:30 AM
More than 1,300 single parents on income and disability assistance are participating in the provincial government’s Single Parent Employment Initiative launched on Sept. 1.
Friday, December 4, 2015 9:30 AM
A holiday gift basket filled with teas, coffee and chocolates from Aq’saak Aboriginal Foods is packed with West Coast Aboriginal culture and social impact. Operated out of the Wachiay Friendship Centre in Courtenay, the social enterprise provides employment opportunities and business training in marketing and sales for the local Aboriginal community.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 9:00 AM
Five B.C. communities are examining future labour market needs as a result of more than $400,000 in government funding.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:00 AM
Inclusive hiring can help businesses attract and retain skilled employees, and expand their range of customers and clients.