The British Columbia government is strengthening its support for addressing racism and promoting multiculturalism with a commitment of $250,000 to the BC Anti-racism Network and the appointment of new members to the Multicultural Advisory Council.
I would like to thank the federal government, and Justice Minister Jody Wilson Raybould in particular, for committing to provide British Columbia with additional funding to ensure refugees in our province can continue to access legal aid services for the remainder of this fiscal year.
B.C. students are among the best in the world, thanks in part to strong leadership in schools throughout the province, and now government is strengthening that leadership so students continue to succeed.
Vulnerable people experiencing homelessness will now have access to additional safe shelter spaces during the cold winter months and times of extreme weather in communities around British Columbia.
The provincial government has introduced legislation to close a major loophole in fixed-term leases and improve the rights of renters throughout British Columbia, Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson announced today.
The Government of British Columbia has appointed three new provincial court judges to fill vacancies created by two judicial transfers to other jurisdictions within the province and one retirement.
The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) is expected to release its final report on the Site C review on Nov. 1, 2017.
The B.C. government has created the Above and Beyond Awards program to recognize people who made a big difference in their communities during 2017’s devastating floods and wildfires, Premier John Horgan announced today.
“People deserve to be recognized for going above and beyond to help each other in the midst of this year’s devastating wildfires and floods,” said Premier Horgan.
A new online application to file for dispute resolution will make it easier and faster for B.C.tenants and landlords to resolve tenancy issues.
Recently launched by the Residential Tenancy Branch, the redesigned application will guide the applicant through the process to make sure they are providing the right information. This will help avoid adjournments and dismissals due to incomplete or incorrect applications.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, annual bus passes will be available to people on disability assistance through a new transportation supplement.
People who have the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) designation can use the new supplement for an annual bus pass or for other transportation needs, such as HandyDART.
As individual needs can change over time the supplement will also provide flexibility. People can apply for the B.C. Bus Pass at any time during the year. They can also cancel their bus pass at any time and use the supplement for other transportation costs.