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Taking action on Period Poverty

Funding for as much as $25,000 per project is available to charities, non-profits and independent researchers for community-based, short-term, pilot projects that test models for increasing access to free menstrual products in British Columbia. Applications close November 7, 2022. Eligibility and …

New Health Workforce Strategy

The newly developed health workforce strategy will: add more doctors, nurses and health sciences professionals add new education and training seats taking actions to improve retention and to optimize the system to help with workload. Actions that government are announcing immediately include: Forty new undergraduate …

Patients the focus of new health legislation

The Health Professions and Occupations Act replaces its predecessor, the Health Professions Act. The act enables the creation of a new oversight body, an independent discipline tribunal and a reformed complaints process that increases accountability and transparency, protects people in …

National Funding Secured to Address Repeat Offenders

Following two days of productive meetings with federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for justice and public safety, Murray Rankin, Attorney General, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, have secured a commitment from the federal government …

New Child-Care Savings

Starting in December 2022, parents in British Columbia will save as much as an additional $550 per month for each child they have in participating licensed child care centres. The Province is directly funding licensed child care centres so families …

Abortion Care

  As we continue to watch the domino effect taking place in the United States with the overturning of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, we acknowledge the horrific turning back of the clock on women’s rights. Access to safe …

Premier Horgan

As many of you have heard, Premier Horgan announced that he will not be seeking re-election. My reaction to this news was sadness. Yet, I feel confident about going forward as a result of Premier Horgan’s leadership that has allowed our entire team …

BC Royal Museum Project Stopped

Update on Royal BC Museum  I am proud to belong to a government that listens to the people, and is for the people. We heard you, we listened, and we are responding. The museum will remain open, while we begin …