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Monday, March 19, 2012 11:30 AM
B.C. men are to benefit from a $5-million provincial grant to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, a University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital Centre of Excellence and world leader in research and treatment of prostate cancer.
Friday, March 2, 2012 11:00 AM
The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia announced a public-private partnership to renovate and restore 13 provincially owned Single Room Occupancy hotels in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to provide access to clean and safe social housing.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:30 AM
The Province is providing up to $1 million to keep the First United shelter open for an additional four months on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Friday, January 27, 2012 10:00 AM
As a result of federal and provincial investments in affordable housing, a new program is available to help low-income seniors and people with disabilities finance home modifications for accessible, safe and independent living.
Monday, January 9, 2012 1:45 PM
Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid, MLA for Vancouver-Fairview, on behalf of Health Minister Michael de Jong, announced the Province will invest more than $2 million annually to support the Heartwood Centre for Women, a new leading-edge residential substance treatment program at BC Women's Hospital.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:30 AM
The BC Coroners Service has announced it will hold a public inquest into the deaths of three workers who died on a mushroom farm in Langley in September 2008.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 1:00 PM
Forty-two interim shelter spaces open today at the Marble Arch Hotel, a provincially owned SRO. This shelter facility, using vacant commercial space at the Marble Arch, will operate 24 hours a day, offer a meal program and incorporate a unique couples-only component.
Monday, December 5, 2011 3:00 PM
The Province and the City of Vancouver will share costs and open two new temporary shelters in Vancouver over the next few weeks.
Friday, December 2, 2011 11:30 AM
British Columbia's provincial health officer, Dr. Perry Kendall, released his report on women's health in British Columbia today. Overall, the report finds that women in B.C. are among the healthiest in Canada, but health gaps persist.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 4:01 PM
The Province will open 42 interim shelter spaces in mid-December, using vacant commercial space at the Marble Arch Hotel, a provincially owned Single Room Occupancy Hotel located at 518 Richards St. in Vancouver.