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Wednesday, October 18, 2023 3:25 PM
To support British Columbians impacted by crime, government is adding services for survivors of sexual violence and violent crime, and updating the Crime Victim Assistance Act to properly address victims’ needs.
Monday, October 16, 2023 2:54 PM
The Province is updating the Police Act to clarify the process any municipality must follow when they wish to change their Police of Jurisdiction, actioning the government's commitment to remove uncertainty, enhance public confidence and keep people safe throughout British Columbia.
Friday, October 13, 2023 9:35 AM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released the following statement about the Surrey policing transition:
Thursday, October 5, 2023 10:53 AM
New legislation will create clear rules regarding public drug use and enable police to redirect people to safer spaces where they can be connected to health-care services and treatment.
Friday, September 22, 2023 11:37 AM
Communities throughout British Columbia will see improved emergency response from their local fire departments as the Province provides support to strengthen community firefighting capacity.
Monday, July 24, 2023 10:45 AM
Stable funding for sexual assault programs, as well as the establishment of new policing standards for responding to sexual assaults, will respect and support the diverse needs of survivors and ensure more effective investigations.
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 12:10 PM
The Province is securing safety and providing certainty for people in Surrey and throughout British Columbia by directing the City of Surrey to move forward with the Surrey Police Service.
Monday, July 17, 2023 10:15 AM
People in a mental-health or substance-use crisis will have the support of experts as new mobile, integrated-response teams are coming to nine communities throughout the province.
Thursday, June 8, 2023 10:30 AM
The Province is providing $1.6 million for a new campaign to help educate people about proper smoke-alarm use and reducing fire risks, which will save lives and protect first responders.
Friday, May 19, 2023 12:30 PM
People throughout the province will benefit from projects that advance community safety and crime-prevention initiatives, assist people experiencing gender-based violence, and support Indigenous people recovering from trauma.