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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.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:45 PM
Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:05 AM
The Province is investing in programs to put people first. These include:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 AM
Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, have issued the following statement in recognition of Homelessness Action Week, Oct. 13 to Oct. 19:
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.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 AM
Based on the latest data available from Statistics Canada (2016), British Columbia has the second-worst rate of poverty in Canada with 557,000 people, or 12% of the population, living in poverty.
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.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:30 AM
Two programs that help people with disabilities connect with services and supports in their communities will be expanding through new funding from the Province.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 1:45 PM
Filing taxes will be easier for hundreds more people receiving provincial disability benefits with the expansion of Disability Alliance BC's Tax AID program.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM
Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.