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Monday, October 1, 2012 9:15 AM
Minister of Health Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid issued the following statement in recognition of Women's History Month in October, and acknowledged the world's first International Day of the Girl, on Oct. 11, 2012. This year's theme - Strong Girls, Strong Canada: Leaders from the Start - is inspired by International Day of the Girl.
Friday, September 28, 2012 1:30 PM
The government of British Columbia continues to promote breastfeeding as the start of lifelong health for mother and baby, proclaiming Oct. 1 to 7 as World Breastfeeding Week.
Friday, September 28, 2012 7:15 AM
Sporting his favourite jersey today, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Bill Bennett, on behalf of Health Minister Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, took a walk around Victoria's inner harbour with UBCM delegates to celebrate Jersey Day.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 2:45 PM
Minister of State for Seniors Ralph Sultan today announced additional funding for Age-friendly BC communities for 2013, supporting seniors around British Columbia.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 2:40 PM
A tentative agreement has been reached with British Columbia nurses within the government's co-operative gains mandate, Health Minister Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid announced today.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 8:15 AM
Minister of State for Seniors Ralph Sultan today awarded representatives of nine local governments with Age-friendly BC Recognition, consisting of $1,000 and a congratulatory poster, for their efforts to support older residents in remaining healthy and active in the community.
Monday, July 30, 2012 9:00 AM
Beginning Aug. 1, 2012, British Columbia parents will be able to register the birth of their newborn child online, with the launch of a new birth registration system.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:00 AM
Nine local governments will receive Age-friendly BC Recognition for their efforts to support older residents to remain healthy and active in the community.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 2:30 PM
British Columbia's families are leading the country when it comes to healthy lifestyles, according to Statistics Canada's Canadian Community Health Survey for 2011, released today.
Friday, June 15, 2012 9:00 AM
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and for the seventh year, B.C. joins jurisdictions around the world in raising awareness of the abuse of older adults. B.C. also continues work on developing strategies that support and protect seniors.