More internationally educated family doctors

More family doctors will be available to take patients and treat people as the Province expands a program that trains internationally educated doctors, so they can get licensed to practise in British Columbia. The Province is expanding the Practice Ready Assessment program, …

New SFU Medical School moving forward

A new medical school on the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey campus is taking a significant step forward with the hiring of an interim dean and provincial funding to support its development. A key action in the recently released health human …

New Cabinet ready to take action

Last week, Premier David Eby announced British Columbia’s new Cabinet. The new Cabinet is tasked with continuing work to address key issues like cost of living, health care, housing, community safety, reconciliation, climate change, and a clean-energy economy. Quick Facts:  Two new ministries are …

Annual Climate Report shows progress made in key areas

British Columbia has led the way in the uptake of zero-emission vehicles in North America, increased the number of public charging stations in the province by 50% in one year, and eliminated the largest fossil fuel subsidy in the province – just three key areas …

Action to Keep Communities Safe

The Province is making changes to help keep British Columbians safe, launching a new Safer Communities Action Plan with immediate steps that will strengthen enforcement to keep those who commit repeat violent offences off our streets, and strengthen services to build safe, …

Cost of Living Credits

Premier Eby has announced two new cost-of-living credits for B.C. residents and businesses to help people with costs. a one-time $100 cost-of-living credit for BC Hydro customers (early December) a new BC Affordability Credit, which will provide as much as an additional $164 per adult, and $41 …

New Action on Housing

Quick Facts: Stratas will no longer be able to stop condo owners from renting out their homes. New changes to the Strata Property Act will remove age restrictions in most B.C. strata buildings (55+ buildings will remain) Housing will become its own standalone …

You Are Invited to our Seasonal Celebration!

Please join us on Saturday, December 17th from 12:30-3:00pm at the Confederation Seniors Centre for a Seasonal Celebration with MLA Janet Routledge. There will be snacks and refreshments, live music, and community organizations in attendance.