Improving gender designation process for people in B.C.

Two-spirit, transgender and gender-diverse people in British Columbia are able to change gender designations on the BC Services Card, B.C. driver’s licence, BCID card and B.C. birth certificate without the confirmation of a physician or psychologist. This action, which came …

Provincial restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

The restrictions are made by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) under the Public Health Act. English | 繁體中文 | 简体中文 | Français | ਪੰਜਾਬੀ | فارسی | Tagalog | 한국어 | Español | عربى | Tiếng Việt | 日本語 | हिंदी   On this page: Province-wide restrictions PHO order on masks in public indoor settings PHO order on gatherings and events PHO order on restaurants, …

Five paid sick days coming Jan. 1

Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of five paid sick days each year. B.C. becomes the first province in Canada to legislate this level of paid time off …

CleanBC Roadmap to 2030

Earlier this week, our government released the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030, our detailed plan to fully meet B.C.’s climate targets and set our province on the path to net-zero emissions by 2050. The roadmap shows a clear path to how …

Province takes aim at banning problem plastics

People in British Columbia continue to take action to remove problem plastics from communities and the natural environment. New legislation will mean the Province can move more quickly to remove plastic debris through phased-in provincewide product bans. Changes under new …