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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 …

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 …