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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 16 2020

The Province is providing enhanced relief for businesses by reducing most commercial property tax bills by an average of 25%, along with new measures to support local governments facing temporary revenue shortfalls as a result of COVID-19.

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

As British Columbians are bludgeoned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government should do all it can to ease the financial burden caused by the virus and the ongoing economic lock down.

That includes lowering our mandatory ICBC auto insurance rates.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following statement in recognition of the fourth anniversary of the declaration of the overdose crisis as a public health emergency in British Columbia:

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

Re: Supply management impedes supermarkets from keeping pace with demand, Fraser Institute, April 3, 2020

by Contributor on Monday Apr 13 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: April 11 to 12, and April 12 through to midday today.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 11 2020

Renters who are experiencing a loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Province’s new temporary rental supplement.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 10 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"We are announcing 40 new cases, for a total of 1,410 cases in British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Apr 10 2020

To ensure British Columbians have increased access to vital mental health supports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Province has announced $5 million to expand existing mental health programs and services and launch new services to support British Columbians. 

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 07 2020

To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry.

So far, more than 900 spaces have been secured at 23 sites including hotels, motels and community centres throughout B.C.

by Contributor on Saturday Apr 04 2020

The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving and the information below is current as of noon on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

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