Premier outlines plan to restart B.C. Safely

Parks, stores and bars: B.C. unveils gradual plan to reopen economy amid COVID-19 By The Canadian Press Wed., May 6, 2020 B.C. Premier John Horgan has announced the first stages of a gradual reopening plan for the province’s economy amid the COVID-19 …

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

Online applications open for B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers Friday, May 1, 2020 9:30 AM British Columbians whose ability to work has been affected because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) can now …

How BC is Bending the Curve

As quoted April 7, 2020.  Global News. Andrew Russell. HEALTH Coronavirus: How B.C. is ‘bending’ the curve and why there’s hope for Ontario and Quebec BY ANDREW RUSSELL GLOBAL NEWS Posted April 7, 2020 11:36 am Updated April 7, 2020 12:32 pm …

Province takes unprecedented steps to support COVID-19 response

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “B.C. is …

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 towards …