British Columbia

February 9, 2001
The British Columbia Utilities Commission has approved large rate increases for BC Gas customers in the Lower Mainland and the interior of the province starting January 1, 2001. These rate hikes will...
Keywords: Article , News, Utilities, British Columbia
February 9, 2001
Humanities 101 is a program for low-income people who have been denied access to university education in the past. The program exposes people who would like to learn about the liberal arts such as...
Keywords: Article , Education, News, British Columbia
February 9, 2001
(Editor's Note, Sept 2010: The links in this article have been removed because Getting a Work Permit in BC has been discontinued, and is no longer available from LSS or MOSAIC). This guide contains...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Multilingual, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
February 9, 2001
People with limited incomes face two huge barriers to obtaining telephone service with Telus – the connection fee and the requirement for a deposit. The BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre February...
Keywords: Article , News, Utilities, British Columbia
February 9, 2001
THE GOSSELIN DECISION: Canada's Supreme Court is out of touch with economic, environmental and poverty realties. Victoria Anti-Poverty Coalition apov [at] acts [dot] bc [dot] ca The Supreme Court of...
Keywords: Article , News, British Columbia
December 7, 2000
The Prince George Housing Coalition has published a booklet about housing in Prince George, British Columbia. It's full of stories from youth, single adults, families and seniors and was researched...
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, British Columbia
October 20, 2000
To check out events in your community, go to the BC Housing website.
Keywords: Article , Housing, News, British Columbia
September 21, 2000
The B.C. Government has approved a two-step increase to the minimum wage, from $7.15 an hour to $7.60 an hour effective November 1, 2000 and to $8.00 an hour effective November 1, 2001. There has not...
Keywords: Article , News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
June 16, 2000
On June 15, 2000, the B.C. Supreme Court struck down a regulation requiring people seeking income assistance and other benefits to transfer outstanding arrest warrants to British Columbia and plead...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
June 16, 2000
Robin Loxton was awarded the Diane McFarlane Award for outstanding advocacy in the mental health community this past May at the beginning of Mental Health week. In 1988, Robin helped found the...
Keywords: Article , Mental Health, News, British Columbia
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