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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 …

Provincial state of emergency declared

The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to mitigate impacts on transportation networks and movement of essential goods and supplies, and to support the provincewide response and recovery from the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and …

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 …

Health, safety remain focus for new school year

B.C. students will return to school next month and can look forward to full-time, in-person learning and resuming sports, music and other extracurricular activities, while mask requirements and other health and safety measures remain in place to keep schools safe. …