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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:00 PM
A new event promoting the bicycle as a healthy and convenient mode of transportation for shopping trips is getting a kick-start from a government-funded Job Creation Partnership.
Friday, July 29, 2016 10:00 AM
The Nelson and District Youth Centre has always benefitted from the profits raised through the operation of the Nelson City Campground, a social enterprise aiding local youth.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:00 AM
A program that helped 29 of its 36 participants find jobs in 2015 is back for a second year in the Lower Mainland, thanks to $415,000 in government funding.
Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00 AM
Provincial funding is providing work experience to four North Islanders as they gain new skills removing invasive knotweed in four different communities.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:00 AM
Up to eight job seekers in the Barriere and Clearwater area, including members of the Simpc’w First Nation, will gain trail clearing, milling and carpentry skills, thanks to a new Job Creation Partnership project.
Friday, July 15, 2016 11:00 AM
Hundreds of British Columbians receiving disability assistance have more money in their pockets as Disability Alliance BC marks the one-year anniversary of its free tax-filing service.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:30 AM
Four people in the Village of Slocan will get the work experience they need to contribute to British Columbia’s growing economy, while also participating in the beautification of their hometown.
Monday, July 4, 2016 9:15 AM
British Columbians will have a lot more information about the accessibility of B.C.’s northern parks once a Job Creation Partnership with the government and Spinal Cord Injury BC is complete. Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour Shirley Bond announced the project on July 4.
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, June 22, 2016 10:45 AM
The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation is eliminating the $45 BC Bus Pass annual administration fee for people with the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) designation.