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Rapid tests for people 30+ available at pharmacies

Starting immediately on Monday, March 21, 2022, rapid antigen test kits will be available to people aged 30 years and older through community pharmacies. Eligible individuals can pick up one kit of five tests every 28 days from participating pharmacies …

New data will guide response to homelessness in B.C.

A first-of-its-kind report on homelessness will give better information to help target provincial programs and services to improve supports for people experiencing homelessness and help prevent people from becoming homeless. “If our plan to prevent and address homelessness across the …

BC Parks updates camping reservation system

Camping enthusiasts can now try out the improved BC Parks reservation service before it opens for bookings on March 21. The new online reservation service, camping.bcparks.ca, is part of a broader redesign of BC Parks’ digital services to improve the park …

Rapid tests available for people 40+ at pharmacies

Starting Tuesday, March 15, 2022, rapid antigen test kits will be available through community pharmacies to people aged 40 and older. Eligible individuals can pick up one kit containing five tests every 28 days from participating pharmacies at no cost. Individuals …

Rapid tests for people 60+ at pharmacies

Starting March 7, 2022, rapid antigen test kits will be available through community pharmacies to people aged 60 and older. Eligible individuals can pick up one kit containing five tests every 28 days from participating pharmacies at no cost. Individuals …

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 …

Supports for youth in care extended another year

Youth and young adults set to transition from government care will be able to stay in their living arrangements for up to one additional year as the Province extends COVID-19 emergency measures. “Youth and young adults in our care deserve …