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State of emergency extended to support COVID-19 response

As B.C. moves toward its new normal, Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is extending the provincial state of emergency to support continued co-ordination of the pandemic response. “Because of our determination and sacrifices over the past months, …

Province launches renewal plan for surgeries

Surgeries that were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic are starting back up as part of a massive surgical renewal plan. “British Columbians have stepped up to the challenge of COVID-19 by making sacrifices, including thousands of people who have …

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 …

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 …