More students supported by SOGI-inclusive education

All 60 B.C. school districts and several independent schools have joined the B.C. SOGI Educator Network to further help educators make schools safe and inclusive for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Education and community partners gathered …

Government to hold public inquiry into money laundering

The Province will hold a public inquiry into money laundering that has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the overdose crisis and driven up housing prices. The decision to proceed with a commission of inquiry follows three independent reviews that found …

B.C., Nisg̱a’a Nation celebrate treaty anniversary

The Nisg̱a’a Nation and the Government of British Columbia marked the 19th anniversary of the Nisg̱a’a Treaty with a flag ceremony at B.C.’s Parliament Buildings. “We are very honoured by the kind gesture of our Treaty partner, the Government of …

Reaching out for help is worth it

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Child and Youth Mental Health Day, Keely Ryan, 20, wants youth to know that taking the first step and reaching out for help when you’re struggling is worth it. “I understand what it’s like to …

More people to benefit from farmers’ market program

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets has expanded the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon program to help more lower income households access fresh, locally-grown, healthy food, thanks to support from the Province. “Building up on last year’s historic provincial expansion …

Achieving results and delivering more MRI exams

People throughout B.C. will continue to get improved access to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams as government adds 15,000 more exams in the second year of the B.C. Surgical and Diagnostic Imaging Strategy after exceeding its first-year targets. “I’m proud …