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Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:00 AM
September is Disability Employment Month, highlighting the significant role people with disabilities play in British Columbia’s workforce, while also promoting resources and tools employers can use to reduce barriers to inclusion and build better, more accessible workplaces.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:00 AM
Organizations and agencies in B.C.’s community social services sector will be better able to build capacity, support recruitment and retention, and improve occupational health and safety training programs for staff, thanks to $10 million in one-time funding from the Province.
Monday, August 17, 2020 7:30 AM
The Province is extending the provincial temporary crisis supplement for people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, July 6, 2020 8:30 AM
The Province is extending federal employment insurance exemptions and the provincial temporary crisis supplement.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:00 AM
Toni’s brain injury changed her life.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:30 AM
Community-based supports for vulnerable and low-income people throughout B.C. are being boosted through a series of local government poverty reduction initiatives.
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.
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.