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Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:30 PM
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada launched Canada's very first National Housing Strategy, a once-in-a-generation investment to fight homelessness and improve access to affordable housing for Canadians and signed a new memorandum of intent (MOI) with the British Columbia government.
Friday, October 12, 2018 2:00 PM
The Government of Canada, British Columbia and the Wet’suwet’en are committed to working together to develop and implement a framework for exercising Wet’suwet’en jurisdiction over child and family services. It is a key step towards achieving the common goal of improving child and family services for the Wet’suwet’en Nation according to Wet’suwet’en traditions and culture.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:31 PM
When Kim Price, 54, worked as a Child and Youth Care worker back in the mid-90s, she harboured a secret. She had a niggling desire to become a foster parent. She even went to one of the orientation sessions that are held regularly around the province. But she kept her intent under her hat.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:00 AM
ICBC is announcing $50,000 in funding to assist youth in foster care and those who have aged out learn how to drive.
Friday, November 27, 2015 1:16 PM
A new online quick reference guide will help make it easier for anyone working with families who are living in poverty. The resource provides practical ideas and sound advice based on the experiences gained through the Community Poverty Reduction Strategies Initiative.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 3:30 PM
To celebrate the official launch of the new Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI), Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux met with two eager single mothers and staff from the Surrey-Cloverdale WorkBC Employment Services Centre to discuss the program and how it will help them achieve their individual career goals.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:56 PM
A new online resource will make it easier for B.C. families who are trying to find and access provincial and federal tax benefits.
Monday, July 7, 2014 12:41 PM
B.C. is working hard to let more people know about the $2 million invested to increase the number of adoptions to 300 and the number of guardianship placements to 144.
Monday, March 10, 2014 8:48 AM
This week is Social Work Week in BC.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 11:47 AM
This Family Day, February 10th, try a staycation! Go out for a meal, visit a rec centre or museum and support the small tourism operators in your community to have fun and help boost your local economy.