BC Government Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31, 2021 Victoria — The provincial government is joining British Columbians in celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility. The day is dedicated to celebrating Transgender people and their contributions to society as well as bringing awareness to the discrimination faced …

Social Visitors Allowed in Long-Term Care

March 25, 2021 Victoria — People in long-term care and their loved ones will have more ways to safely spend time together, with long-term care visitation rules easing on April 1, 2021. “This pandemic has taken an incredible toll on …

Prince Rupert Achieves 85% Vaccination Rate

March 25, 2021 Prince Rupert — Over 9 000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to adult residents of Prince Rupert and Port Edward in one of the largest mass vaccination drives in Canada so far. The communities, until …

Permanent Increase to Assistance Rates Helps People in Need

March 17, 2020 Victoria — More than 300,000 British Columbians will benefit from the largest-ever permanent increase to income assistance and disability assistance rates and the first-ever increase to the senior’s supplement. Starting with payments issued in April 2021, individuals …