Proposed changes help B.C.’s most vulnerable

Oct 2019 | Announcements Funding

The Government of B.C. has proposed changes to legislation that will allow better and faster access to supports for people experiencing, or at risk of poverty and homelessness. These changes would impact the employment legislation as part of their commitment through TogetherBC: British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy.

The proposed changes introduced include:

The government says the changes have been advocated by people with lived experience and the organizations that support them. 

Most of the changes will come into effect Jan. 1, 2020, with the rest to come into effect once the necessary regulatory changes are made.

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