B.C. phone line prepared to support displaced Ukrainians

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022PREM0018 B.C. phone line prepared to support displaced Ukrainians Friday, April 1, 2022 4:20 PM To ensure Ukrainians fleeing violence who are arriving in B.C. have access to the services they need, and to co-ordinate the generosity of British Columbians, …

March 2022 Newsletter

Dear Neighbour, According to our family’s aging pandemic garden boxes, it’s officially spring – even if our crocuses (maybe?) are regretting sticking their heads out of the dirt too soon during the most recent cold snap. Our family is doing …

Canada welcomes over 200 Afghan refugees to Vancouver

On January 19, British Columbia welcomed over 200 Afghan refugees arriving at the Vancouver International Airport. In recognition of the severity of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, we announced a $2-million Refugee Readiness Fund in November to help Afghan refugees feel …

Province strengthens mental health crisis lines

When you call for help, it’s important to know that someone is going to be there for you. We’re support the Crisis Line Enhancement Project with an additional $2.35 million in annual funding for crisis lines. This investment means crisis lines will …

Improving gender designation process for people in B.C.

Everyone deserves to have their true gender reflected on their identification documents. Two-spirit, transgender and gender-diverse people are now able to change the gender designation on their B.C. Services Card, drivers license, BCID card and birth certificate without needing to show …