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Programs target those who commit violence in relationships

Prevention and intervention programs for perpetrators of domestic violence is the focus of nearly $300,000 in funding that is being awarded to 10 community organizations throughout the province. “Our government continues to work collaboratively with partners in the community to …

More open textbooks arriving on student bookshelves

Students in British Columbia are getting more affordable post-secondary education, and instructors are benefiting from high-quality, innovative teaching materials, because of an investment in open education resources (OER). Funding of $3.26 million for OER, including more open textbooks, was announced …

B.C. announces agreement with legal aid lawyers

The Province and the Legal Services Society (LSS) have announced a one-time grant of $7.9 million to support the development of a new framework for legal aid funding. The funding – $4 million from the government and $3.9 million from …

Legislation introduced to eliminate MSP premiums

Government has introduced legislation that sets the stage for the elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums on Jan. 1, 2020, making life more affordable for British Columbians. “After years of MSP premium increases, our government is proud to be …