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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:45 AM
Up to 30 eligible British Columbians will get skills training to prepare them for jobs in the industrial sewing industry in the Lower Mainland.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 9:30 AM
Up to 26 people living and working in the Downtown Eastside will gain new training to enhance their skills as recycling workers, thanks to new funding from the Government of British Columbia.
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.
Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30 AM
People struggling with mental-health and substance-use challenges will be supported through a new research project to test an integrated set of employment supports for people with multiple and long-term barriers to employment.
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.
Friday, October 18, 2019 7:15 AM
People in Vancouver are invited to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss the development of accessibility legislation for British Columbia.
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.