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The Province is supporting jobs for B.C. workers in oil and gas service companies to clean up the environment and help restart the economy. “With the support of the federal government, B.C. is taking action to accelerate the restoration of …

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, …

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 …