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July 30, 2020 News summary

Dear Community Member, The pandemic has been a challenging time for parents and kids in B.C. While adjusting to new routines, figuring out online learning, and missing out on some summer activities, our kids have been remarkably resilient. But as …

BC Government Police Act Reform

Statement from Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General: “Everyone deserves to be treated fairly in our province and we acknowledge that for many Black, Indigenous and other people of colour, that hasn’t always been the case. “Ensuring …

Summer camping in BC Parks

The 2020 summer camping season has arrived, giving people in B.C. more opportunities to get outside and connect with nature as most provincial campgrounds and recreation sites open June 1, along with more parks for day-use activities. To ensure British …

Updates: COVID-19 May 15, 2020

Dear VPG Community Members, As we begin a slow and careful recovery from COVID-19, B.C.’s Restart Plan will move into Phase 2 next week. We know a lot of people will have questions, including business owners who want to reopen …

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 …