The Informed Dining program is growing in the province and across the country as 19 national restaurant chains representing over 10,000 restaurant outlets in Canada now provide valuable nutrition information for their dining customers. read more
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is investing $2 million in one-time-only funding to help more children and youth in care to find forever homes through adoption and guardianship. read more
Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton and Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux have issued the following statement in recognition of Prevention of Violence Against Women Week, April 13-19, 2014:
As B.C. athletes tally up the medals during the BC Summer Games, more than a dozen people will be racking up some valuable job experience at the Games, thanks to a new partnership with the Nanaimo 2014 BC Summer Games Society. read more
A report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information on health-care system efficiency is further evidence of the need for continual improvement and change for the better in health care. read more
It can be hard to find help when you're on the streets. Youth who are lost, alone and struggling with addictions or mental illness will have more support with the doubling of the Inner City Youth team in Vancouver. read more
While it's important for all adults to have a valid will, it's particularly important for parents to make decisions about guardianship and distribution of assets that will affect their children's future, should the parents pass away.