• IRCC Client Support Centre resumes calls

    Apr. 28, 2020

    Ottawa, Tuesday, April 27, 2020—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Client Support Centre, which has been serving clients through email during the pandemic, has reopened call operations to respond to questions clients may have about their applications. Read more

  • Applications for B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers to open May 1

    Apr. 23, 2020

    Temporary relief is on the way for British Columbians whose ability to work has been affected by COVID-19, with applications for the $1,000 B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers (BCEBW) opening on May 1, 2020. Read more

  • New COVID-19 supports for businesses, local governments

    Apr. 16, 2020

    The Province is providing enhanced relief for businesses by reducing most commercial property tax bills by an average of 25%, along with new measures to support local governments facing temporary revenue shortfalls as a result of COVID-19. Read More

  • BC’s Non-Medical COVID-19 Hotline in 110 Languages

    Apr. 08, 2020

    British Columbia is creating a new information hotline solely dedicated to answering non-medical questions about COVID-19.

    Service providers at the new phone line will help answer questions about travel recommendations, social distancing, and what kinds of support, resources and assistance are available from the provincial and federal governments.

    The new hotline, which can be reached by calling 1-888-COVID19 or 1-888-268-4319, will be staffed from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day with information available in more than 110 languages.