B.C. minister asks for urgent federal help with forestry sector crisis

Credit to Author: Derrick Penner| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 02:24:56 +0000

In the letter Donaldson proposed adjusting Employment Insurance eligibility requirements for laid-off mill workers, developing early retirement incentives, and establishing worker transition offices.

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Daphne Bramham: Labyrinthine path to addiction recovery needs a fix

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 22:58:59 +0000

OPINION: It’s an indication of how dysfunctional B.C.’s treatment system is that funding for one girl’s recovery only materialized after her story was on the front page.

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Daphne Bramham: Why won't B.C. fund Karly's addiction recovery?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 01:50:17 +0000

17-year-old Karly has been clean and sober for 30 days after four years of battling addiction, but now her recovery is at risk unless her mother can find $9000 a month to pay for treatment

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More funding dollars for immigrant integration in B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:03:34 +0000

New funding for Career Paths for Skilled Immigrants and BC Settlement and Integration Services announced at DIVERSEcity community campus Immigrants will get more help settling in B.C. and finding careers in their fields as a result of additional funding from the provincial government that expands settlement services by more than 45 per cent — the highest […]

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