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Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:31 AM
The Province is working with the cities of Vancouver and Victoria to transition people living in encampments in Oppenheimer Park, Topaz Park and on Pandora Avenue into safe, temporary accommodations with wraparound supports to protect their health and safety in the overlapping COVID-19 and overdose crises.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:00 AM
To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements.
Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:15 AM
As British Columbians work to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the Province is taking swift action to protect vulnerable people, including those experiencing homelessness, in communities around British Columbia.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 10:15 AM
People experiencing poverty now have better access to income and disability assistance through a series of changes designed to give them the help they need, when they need it.
Monday, September 23, 2019 12:30 PM
Local governments are being supported in developing local poverty reduction strategies to lift people up, break the cycle of poverty and build a better B.C. for everyone.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:45 PM
A new research program is looking at innovative approaches to support people with mental health and addictions issues in finding and keeping suitable jobs, with $364,235 in government funding.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:45 PM
For people struggling with poverty, small changes can make a big difference.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:15 PM
People facing homelessness will receive help through grants that support strong, sustainable planning for local groups and organizations working on the front lines in British Columbia communities.
Monday, June 10, 2019 9:00 AM
Renters facing short-term financial difficulties will soon get more help and avoid evictions with new funding for community rent banks.
Sunday, December 2, 2018 9:00 AM
Seven new members were appointed to the board of directors for Community Living BC (CLBC), the provincial Crown corporation that supports more than 21,000 people with developmental disabilities throughout B.C.