Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Premier Horgan announces $100 increase to income assistance and disability rates

Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:48 PM

The John Horgan government is taking swift action to reduce poverty in British Columbia by lifting income assistance and disability assistance by $100 a month.


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$6 million in additional funding for BC Healthy Kids Program

Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:30 AM

On Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, the Province will increase funding by $6 million annually for the BC Healthy Kids Program, bringing the current investment in the program to almost $30 million a year.


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