British Columbia

May 18, 2002
In a BC Coalition of Women's Centres press release (Link removed - No longer exists) the coalition calls for the Minister of State for Women's Equality resignation. Minister of State for Women's...
Keywords: Article , News, Women, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) issued a press release (Link removed - No longer exists) in response to the BC Liberal government's action of removing the independent Legal Services Society board...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
May 18, 2002
Attorney General Geoff Plant and Chief Judge Baird have agreed upon a process of ongoing consultation with respect to the closure of courthouses and a protocol which will allow them to fulfil their...
Keywords: Article , Legal Aid, News, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
On January 17, 2002 the Liberal Government announced major cuts to social services in British Columbia to take place over three years. All details of the changes and cuts are not yet available but...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
A report released December 6 by the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) shows conclusively that income assistance (welfare) rates in BC are not sufficient to meet recipients’ needs...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
On July 27, 2001 the British Columbia government established the Administrative Justice Project to conduct a comprehensive review of the province’s administrative justice agencies. The Administrative...
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, British Columbia
December 6, 2001
Training wage protestors on the steps of the B.C. Legislature B.C.'s first job training wage of $6 an hour took effect November 15 much to the dismay of the Federation of Labour and the Canadian...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
December 6, 2001
The Premier’s Technology Council (PTC) released its First Quarterly Report (in PDF) - November 22, 2001. Among other things the PTC is examining ways to removing barriers that keep many British...
Keywords: Article , News, Technology, British Columbia
November 11, 2001
The British Columbia Government is in the process of reviewing all of its core services and systems of administrative justice. A part of this review involves a comprehensive review of the Workers'...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
November 11, 2001
The Office of the Child, Youth and Family Advocate urges the British Columbia government to get on with the implementation of the promises they made to children and youth of the province. In an...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, News, British Columbia
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