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Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:00 AM
Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, has released the following statement in celebration of Disability Employment Month:
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:00 AM
People in need of affordable rental housing in View Royal will have access to more than 150 new housing units following development of a new mixed-income housing project.
Monday, June 17, 2019 11:15 AM
Policy changes implemented to help break the cycle of poverty and build a better B.C. for vulnerable citizens will take effect July 1, 2019.
Monday, May 27, 2019 12:30 PM
People with disabilities will be supported in living with independence and as full participants in their communities, through $500,000 for community projects that improve accessibility.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:45 PM
With a $3-million grant from the B.C. government, the Victoria Foundation will improve access to fresh, nutritious, affordable food for thousands of people who regularly experience food insecurity.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:30 PM
Foster parents, adoptive caregivers, extended family members caring for children and Community Living BC (CLBC) home-share providers will each receive a boost in support payments – the first increase in 10 years – to make life more affordable and provide more support to some of B.C.'s most-vulnerable children and adults.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:52 PM
Budget 2019 is creating opportunities for all British Columbians by delivering a new B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit for kids up to the age of 18, removing interest from B.C. student loans, reducing taxes for businesses and investing in clean energy and climate solutions.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:20 AM
Changes to WorkBC will offer better services for people who need support to re-enter the workforce, access training opportunities and find good jobs.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2:00 PM
The first-ever provincewide homeless-count report shows that while B.C. has taken important first steps to house British Columbians, more work needs to be done to prevent and address homelessness in B.C. communities.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:35 AM
British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy, guided by legislation introduced today, will lift thousands of people out of poverty, create more opportunities to break the cycle of poverty and make it easier for people to participate in their community.