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The B.C. government is investing money to establish more safe and secure places for women in the province fleeing violent relationships. Premier John Horgan spoke to reporters in Vancouver Friday, saying the $734 million investment over 10 years will establish 1,500 new supportive homes throughout the province. "Often it's difficult to escape the...
Michael J. Prince, the Lansdowne professor of social policy at the University of Victoria, has been appointed chair of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) by Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. CLBC was created in 2005 to support services for people with disabilities. The appointment of a new chair provides an...
With a year to go before current labour contracts in the public sector expire, Finance Minister Carole James is cautioning employees there is not a lot of money for catch-up increases. “Bargaining starts in 2019 for all of the public sector and everyone comes up at once: nurses, doctors, teachers, public servants,” James said recently. “So if you...

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