South Island Transportation Plan takes next step

A study to determine long-term solutions for getting people moving more efficiently throughout south Vancouver Island is underway. “I know people are frustrated with congestion and we want to find solutions that will get people moving,” said Claire Trevena, Minister of …

Funding supports Victoria Sexual Assault Centre

Government is providing funding to the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre (VSAC), so the organization can continue to provide its vitally needed services for survivors of sexualized violence. “The clinic at the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre is an invaluable resource for …

Foundry Victoria officially opens its doors to youth

Young people and their families living in the Victoria region now have access to a new one-stop shop to support their mental health and wellness needs, thanks to the official opening of the new Foundry Victoria centre. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018MMHA0008-000797

Help is on the way for B.C.’s lowest-paid workers

B.C.’s lowest-paid workers will earn a $15-an-hour minimum wage by June 2021, the Government of British Columbia announced today, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission. The Fair Wages Commission recommended the following schedule of increases: June 1, 2018: …