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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 …

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 …

Extra supports for student, staff mental wellness

Student and staff mental health is an important focus as a new school year begins next week. Schools can expand mental health programs and services and introduce new supports thanks to a one-time investment of $5 million by the Government …

Healthier watersheds, wetlands for a stronger future

Communities throughout the province are restoring watersheds and wetlands to protect aquatic ecosystems and promote healthier environments for British Columbians and wildlife. During the past six months, more than 60 Healthy Watersheds Initiative projects have been launched at more than …