Producers, retailers, chefs and consumers will receive enhanced information on British Columbia meat products through two separate projects the BC Association of Abattoirs is running as a result of $63,250 in Buy Local Program funding. read more
The Government of B.C. and the John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland announced today the official opening of Elliott House, a 20-bed community-based residential facility for men in Abbotsford. read more
Members of the public are being reminded that beginning Dec. 2, 2013, if they are visiting someone in a health-care facility, they will be expected to have been vaccinated or wear a mask to help protect those most vulnerable this influenza season. read more
The Ministry of Health is expanding a retinal disease treatment program to provide full coverage for vision-saving drug therapies for two diseases of the eye, announced Health Minister Terry Lake. read more
The B.C. Government will provide up to $1.5 million this winter to help more than 80 communities make additional shelter spaces available for those who are homeless when cold weather threatens the safety and health of individuals. read more
The province will fund more than 550 extreme weather shelter spaces across Metro Vancouver this winter to increase emergency shelter space when extreme weather conditions threaten the safety and health of individuals. read more
The Province will fund more than 150 extreme weather spaces across Greater Victoria this winter to increase emergency shelter space when extreme weather conditions threaten safety and health.