Join me at my Holiday Open Houses on December 18 and 20! These events will be great opportunities to celebrate the holidays while meeting friends and neighbours from Vancouver-Fraserview.
British Columbians can now provide input to help shape next year’s provincial referendum on electoral reform as part of the How We Vote public engagement.
Making education more affordable for families is a key focus of Education Savings Week.
British Columbians are encouraged to sign up for a $1,200 grant for their children’s post-secondary education and training.
Those working to stop violence against women, helping Indigenous people heal from trauma, steering youth away from gang involvement, and doing other projects that benefit people and communities are invited to apply for civil forfeiture grants this fall. Details of …
Vulnerable women living on the street in the Downtown Eastside will continue to receive year-round support from the WISH Drop-In Centre Society thanks to an increase in operating funding from the B.C. government.
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.
Those seeking shelter will have access to 300 shelter beds when the B.C. government and the City of Vancouver open beds at 10 locations throughout the city for people who are homeless. This is an increase from 160 beds provided last year. All shelters will be low barrier and welcoming to people with pets and belongings to store. Each location will be managed by an experienced non-profit housing and shelter operator, with most providing 24/7 support.
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.
People will soon have access to safe, affordable housing thanks to a provincewide program to help municipalities tackle homelessness. The program will provide hundreds of new modular housing units in communities from Vancouver to Surrey to Smithers, Premier John Horgan announced today.
“People can’t begin to feel safe and secure until they have a place to call home,” said Horgan. “We’re partnering with local governments to help those who don’t have a home, to help them live in dignity and give them a chance at a better life.”