New Public Health Orders Dec. 20th – Jan. 31st.

Daily new cases of COVID-19 have nearly doubled in the last week. To help keep people safe over the holidays, new provincial health officer orders are in effect as of December 20 until January 31. For more information:  Province introduces …

Five paid sick days coming Jan. 1

Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of five paid sick days each year. B.C. becomes the first province in Canada to legislate this level of paid time off …

Provincial state of emergency declared

The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to mitigate impacts on transportation networks and movement of essential goods and supplies, and to support the provincewide response and recovery from the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and …

Province takes aim at banning problem plastics

People in British Columbia continue to take action to remove problem plastics from communities and the natural environment. New legislation will mean the Province can move more quickly to remove plastic debris through phased-in provincewide product bans. Changes under new …