Premier and minister’s statement on Earth Day 2020

Premier John Horgan and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, have issued the following statement to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: “Today, people in British Columbia and around the world are celebrating the 50th anniversary …

Stay safe by staying home over the long weekend

Over the Easter long weekend, British Columbians are asked to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by avoiding all non-essential travel, staying home and finding virtual ways to connect and celebrate with family and friends. Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial …

Applications open for temporary rental supplement

Renters who are experiencing a loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Province’s new temporary rental supplement. “This crisis is putting pressure on people across B.C. We’re helping British Columbians get through this by halting …

All BC Parks closing

BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19. The closure responds to both the federal and provincial directives that people should stay close to home to reduce COVID-19 transmission …

New emergency supports for province’s most vulnerable

To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements. “We are putting …

Supporting renters, landlords during COVID-19

To support people and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Province is introducing a new temporary rental supplement, halting evictions and freezing rents, among other actions. The new rental supplement will help households by offering up to $500 a month …