2021

Province Introduces New COVID-19 Measures for Safer Holiday Season

To address rising COVID-19 case counts and keep people safe, the provincial health officer is issuing revised orders, which take effect on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. Province Introduces New COVID-19 Measures for Safer Holiday Season Government of BC | Ministry of Health | Friday, December 17, 2021 To address rising COVID-19 case counts and keep […]

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Further Funding Available for More Innovative Clean Buildings

British Columbian organizations developing low-carbon building solutions can now apply for a third round of CleanBC Building Innovation Fund (CBBIF) support. As much as $5 million is available for made-in-B.C. building projects that support the availability and affordability of energy-efficient and low-carbon building components, designs, construction methods, HVAC systems and digital technology solutions. Further Funding […]

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More Support for Cleaner Public-sector Fleets With CleanBC

Health authorities, universities and school districts are among B.C. public-sector organizations that can access increased CleanBC electric vehicle (EV) charging rebates to make zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) the default option for B.C. public-sector fleets. More Support for Cleaner Public-sector Fleets With CleanBC Government of BC | Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation | Wednesday, […]

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B.C. Marks One Year of COVID-19 Vaccines

The Province are marking one year since the first COVID-19 vaccines arrived and were administered in British Columbia. “While the global pandemic continues to challenge us in ways we had never imagined, I’ve been amazed at how British Columbians rolled up their sleeves to keep each other safe,” said Premier John Horgan. “Since we began […]

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Provincial State of Emergency Extended

With recovery efforts still underway in communities affected by severe flooding and highways damaged by flooding and mudslides, the Province is extending the provincial state of emergency. Provincial State of Emergency Extended Government of BC | Emergency Management BC | Monday, December 13, 2021 With recovery efforts still underway in communities affected by severe flooding […]

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B.C. Fairs, Festivals, Events Benefit from Recovery Funding

People throughout B.C. will be able to enjoy more arts, culture, sports and community occasions as the Province supports more than 680 events. “We’re thrilled that people can once again safely enjoy their local fairs, festivals and events with their families and friends,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport. “We heard […]

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Minister’s Statement on Improvements to Workers’ Compensation System

Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement on the workers’ compensation system: “My top priority will always be the health and safety of B.C.’s workers, which includes supporting those who have been injured on the job. For far too long, the needs of injured workers have not been met. “We have made […]

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Economy Expected to Show Continued Strength, Flood Recovery Poses Challenges

British Columbia’s economic growth is expected to outpace Canada’s in 2021 and 2022, according to projections from the Economic Forecast Council (EFC). However, yet-to-be-determined economic impacts from recent flooding and extreme weather may affect future forecasts. Economy Expected to Show Continued Strength, Flood Recovery Poses Challenges Government of BC | Ministry of Finance | Friday, […]

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Changes Enhance Emergency Care for British Columbians

The Province is expanding the care and treatment paramedics and first responders can provide to British Columbians in emergency situations. Changes Enhance Emergency Care for British Columbians Government of BC | Ministry of Health | Friday, December 3, 2021 The Province is expanding the care and treatment paramedics and first responders can provide to British […]

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Committee Ready to Improve Accessibility in B.C.

The Province has appointed 11 British Columbians as the first members of the Provincial Accessibility Committee (PAC), marking the next step in government’s work to remove barriers for people with disabilities in B.C. Committee Ready to Improve Accessibility in B.C. Government of BC | Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction | Friday, December 3, […]

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