Budget 2018

MAKING LIFE MORE AFFORDABLE HELPING YOU GET AHEAD Budget 2018 is a budget that works for you. It makes your life more affordable and delivers the services you count on. It starts with bold steps to tackle housing affordability and …

Help is on the way for B.C.’s lowest-paid workers

    British Columbia’s lowest-paid workers will earn a $15-an-hour minimum wage by June 2021, Premier John Horgan announced today, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission. “Regular, predictable increases to our minimum wage are one important way we …

Boost to Rural Economies

Oct. 12, 2017 Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development NEWS RELEASE Over $528,000 provides a boost to rural economies VICTORIA – The British Columbia government is distributing over $528,000 in project development grants to help rural …

Homelessness Action Week

From Oct. 8-14 communities across Metro Vancouver are participating in Homelessness Action Week to raise awareness about the issues and provides support for people who are homeless. This year’s theme is “Can You See Me? and it reflects the two …

Surrey Wraparound (WRAP) Program

The B.C. government has committed ongoing funding of $500,000 per year for a Surrey program aimed at preventing youths from joining gangs. Premier John Horgan, along with Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, announced the money for …