Budget 2020 keeps building a stronger B.C. for everyone

For Immediate Release 2020FIN0008-000290 Feb. 18, 2020 Ministry of Finance NEWS RELEASE Budget 2020 keeps building a stronger B.C. for everyone VICTORIA – Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of …

Renters to receive deposits back faster

February 7, 2020 Renters will be able to receive their security and pet deposits back in a fair and timely manner, thanks to changes made by the Government of B.C. “Renters should not have to go through a time-consuming process …

Province more than doubles specialty nursing seats

Monday, January 13, 2020  The provincial government is more than doubling the number of specialty nurse training opportunities in the province by funding 1,000 seats each year at the British Columbia School of Technology (BCIT). This increase will help meet …

Better supports for people facing poverty

People experiencing poverty now have better access to income and disability assistance through a series of changes designed to give them the help they need, when they need it. “We took a careful look at the existing policies for income …

Premier’s statement on New Year’s Day

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement about New Year’s Day 2020: “Tomorrow, we will wake up to a new year and fresh decade full of promise and opportunity. This is a time to reflect on our past accomplishments …