Tentative agreement reached between BCTF, BCPSEA

A tentative agreement under the B.C. government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate has been reached between the members of the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA). The mandate focuses on improving services for people and ensuring …

B.C. COVID-19 response update March 26, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 725 New cases since March 25, 2020: 66 Hospitalized cases: …

Supporting renters, landlords during COVID-19

To support people and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Province is introducing a new temporary rental supplement, halting evictions and freezing rents, among other actions. The new rental supplement will help households by offering up to $500 a month …

B.C. COVID-19 response update March 25, 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 659 New cases since March 24, 2020: 42 Hospitalized cases: 64 …

Protecting jobs during difficult times

The Province has made two significant changes to the Employment Standards Act to better support workers both during the COVID-19 public health emergency and in the long term. Firstly, changes will allow workers to immediately take unpaid, job-protected leave if …

B.C. COVID-19 response update March 24 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 617 New cases since March 22, 2020: 145 (March 23 …