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Province boosts arts and culture funding

Government is boosting funding to the BC Arts Council by $15 million over three years to create new programs that encourage more inclusivity and accessibility in the creative sector, including those that support emerging Indigenous artists. “B.C. is so fortunate …

Safer, more efficient schools for B.C. students

Thousands of British Columbia students will learn and travel to school more safely and comfortably as $206 million flows to school districts for energy upgrades, maintenance projects and new buses. “For too many years, maintenance projects weren’t funded properly, and …

Temporary shelter beds to remain open in Vancouver

People experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, including those camping at Oppenheimer Park, will continue to have access to nearly 240 shelter beds, which would normally have closed on March 31, 2019. The Province has approved an additional $3.1 million in operating funding …

ERASE expands to protect students from bullying

Government leaders joined together with students and education advocates to introduce new online safety sessions to help support and protect students against cyberbullying. “We all have a responsibility to combat bullying, whether it’s online, in our homes, workplaces or schools,” …