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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.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 3:10 PM
In October 2017, government launched a comprehensive public engagement process to help inform B.C.’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:00 AM
The contributions of people with disabilities are being celebrated during British Columbia’s first AccessAbility Week, May 27 to June 2, 2018.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 12:00 PM
The Government of British Columbia has underscored its commitment to work with Indigenous peoples in the spirit of respect and collaboration by introducing a set of draft principles designed to guide the daily work of provincial government employees. Don Wright, head of the BC Public Service shared the draft principles with all 27,000 public service employees on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Friday, May 18, 2018 11:30 AM
Michael J. Prince, the Lansdowne professor of social policy at the University of Victoria, has been appointed chair of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) by Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
Monday, March 26, 2018 10:00 AM
The Province will co-ordinate homeless counts in up to 12 communities during March and April to help inform B.C.’s Homelessness Action Plan, which will focus on permanent housing and services.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:00 AM
Community meetings for British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will kick off in Victoria on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.