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Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:30 AM
Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, has issued the following statement regarding tent encampments in Victoria at Topaz Park and Pandora Avenue:
Friday, May 15, 2020 8:00 AM
The Province has purchased the Comfort Inn Hotel, located at 3020 Blanshard St., to provide more affordable homes for people in Victoria.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:30 AM
Vulnerable people, including people experiencing homelessness, will have better access to services through smartphones distributed by the social service organizations that support them.
Friday, May 8, 2020 1:30 PM
Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, has issued the following statement regarding tent encampments in Victoria and Vancouver:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 9:00 AM
The Province is opening a 45-bed emergency response centre with wraparound supports and services at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, the first site in B.C. to feature pop-up pods that provide privacy for people staying there.
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.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:46 AM
Provincial emergency COVID-19 funding will be distributed through Community Living BC (CLBC) to ensure people with developmental disabilities stay supported and safe during the pandemic.
Monday, April 13, 2020 4:35 PM
The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:30 AM
To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry.
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.