New federal funding builds on plans for a safe back to school

VICTORIA – Building on the Province’s $45.6-million investment to support a safe restart for B.C.’s schools, additional funding from the federal government will allow schools to expand health and safety measures, purchase more personal protective equipment (PPE) and increase capacity …

New emergency supports for province’s most vulnerable

VANCOUVER – To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements. “We …

Safe seniors, strong communities during COVID-19

As part of British Columbia’s emergency novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response plan, the Province is providing the United Way of the Lower Mainland with $50 million to bolster seniors’ supports at community service agencies throughout British Columbia. This will help address …

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 …

Addressing the Roots of Skyrocketing Home Prices

I’ve heard from many of my constituents about how housing affordability is their biggest concern.  I suspect this is the case across most of the province. People have seen prices soar and an increasing number of empty homes observed during …

Loud and Proud: Creating Safe Spaces for All

We are a government for the people, and I mean all people. These are the values we campaigned on and now elected as government, we continue to work for everyone by ensuring that every single person is heard. One community …