Province strengthens Disaster Financial Assistance

April 28, 2022   Victoria — Following the flooding in November 2021, the Province is making significant changes to ensure more people, communities and businesses can access and receive increased benefits from British Columbia’s Disaster Financial Assistance program. The slate …

Minister’s statement on Police Act report

April 28, 2022   Victoria — Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released the following statement in response to the report by the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act: “The recommendations from the Special Committee …

New service helps clarify rights under Mental Health Act

April 28, 2022   Victoria — The Province has introduced legislation that will help people experiencing a mental-health crisis better understand their rights and the supports available to them. The legislation will allow amendments to the Mental Health Act so that …

Joint statement on National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2022   Victoria — Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement: “Today, on the National Day of Mourning, we join with people across B.C. and Canada to remember those who did …

Premier’s statement on Yom HaShoah

April 28, 2022   Victoria — Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in recognition of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day: “Today, on Yom HaShoah, British Columbians join people around the world to solemnly remember the six million Jewish …

Local tourism events resume throughout B.C.

April 27, 2022   Victoria — Celebration of Lights, outdoor music festivals and art shows are some of the events people can look forward to in the coming year, with support from B.C.’s Tourism Events Program. “I am thrilled to …