Working For You – Budget 2018

Budget 2018 puts people first, and makes life more affordable Read more: http://bcbudget.gov.bc.ca/2018/ Over the next three years, this budget will put us on a path to: A universal child care program, and create 22,000 or more, spaces for child …

Throne Speech

  Throne speech outlines clear path to make life more affordable   The throne speech announced the start of the largest investment in affordable housing in this province’s history, including social housing, student housing, seniors housing, Indigenous housing and affordable …

Minimum Wage Set to $15.20 by 2021

The BC government has endorsed the Fair Wages Commission recommendations (report) to increase the minimum wage to $15/hr by 2021. The increases are spaced out over the next 4 years: June 1, 2018: $12.65 an hour ($1.30 increase) June 1, …

#EndStigma and #StopOverdose

The provincial government is investing $322 million over the next three years to save lives, end stigma and improve access to services for people struggling with addiction. This campaign is part of government’s commitment to combat the overdose crisis and …