New and extended leaves support working families

Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act today. The amendments, if approved by the legislature, will better support working families in British Columbia by providing new, extended and more flexible maternity, parental and compassionate care …

New Student Ranger Program launched today

Young people throughout British Columbia will have an opportunity to acquire a diverse range of job skills while working in the province’s spectacular natural environment, through the new BC Parks Student Ranger Program. This is the first program established with …

Province bringing housing to Surrey for people in need

  People who are homeless, including those camping along 135A Street in Surrey, will soon have access to safe and supportive housing. The British Columbia government and the City of Surrey have announced plans for three temporary modular-housing projects. “It …