Author: Jessica

Employment Opportunities During COVID-19

COVID-19 has severely impacted the lives of many people in B.C. The federal and provincial governments have implemented substantial support to minimize the impact on Canadians, with direct financial support to individuals, wage subsidies to businesses, and other measures intended… Read More

Provincial Support

The Province of British Columbia has done a phenomenal job of coordinating resources, sharing information, and creating confidence within the people living here. The data suggest that B.C. is leading the country in terms of controlling the pandemic, and this… Read More

National Financial Support for Students

We have compiled this list of financial resources to share COVID-19 information for many of the post-secondary institutions across the country. Please contact your institution directly to find the services available to you during this pandemic. British Columbia British Columbia… Read More

Medical Services Plan Coverage

The Medical Services Plan (MSP) for British Columbians has undergone multiple changes to ensure residents have access to essential medical services throughout the province, including: Waiving eligibility requirements – The three-month wait period for MSP coverage has been waived, effective… Read More

Battered Women Support Services

If you, or someone you know, is a victim of family violence, support is available for you, even during this pandemic. Battered Women’s Support Services — The BWSS crisis line is open during COVID-19, offering emotional support, legal advocacy, and… Read More

Indigenous Peoples

Health, Economic, and Social Support for Indigenous Peoples and Communities On May 29, 2020, the federal government announced new funding to provide critical support for Indigenous families and communities, including: $285.1 million to support the online public health response $270… Read More