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Copyright: Copyright © 2011, Province of British Columbia
 



CELEBRATING SUCCESS – SUCCESS BY 6 PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENED

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:00:02 GMT

SURREY – It’s a made-in-B.C. program that directly helps parents and kids – by offering a range of worthwhile programs such as early learning and literacy, nutrition, children’s play, outreach programs, parenting skills development, and cultural programs to enhance the lives of young children and their families.



$32M IN GAMING GRANTS SUPPORT B.C.’S MOST VULNERABLE

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 15:52:34 GMT

VICTORIA – More than 1,700 groups that deliver programs that enhance and support services to children, youth, and a variety of British Columbians in need are receiving more than $32 million in community gaming grants.



FAMILIES CAN GET THE BREAK THEY NEED IN B.C.

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 15:37:39 GMT

VICTORIA – Whether your idea of the perfect family vacation includes carving the slopes, watching whales in the ocean, or simply stopping to smell the flowers, you can be sure B.C. has what you need for spring break.



MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER OF HEALTH SERVICES ON WOMEN'S DAY

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 22:05:27 GMT

Minister of Health Services Colin Hansen issued the following statement on International Women's Day, March 8, 2011.



GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN (VS. ARE WE THERE YET?)

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:43:17 GMT

VICTORIA – If you plan to enjoy a spring staycation in B.C. next week, there’s a good chance your kids will spend some time in the back seat, en route to some of the family-friendly locations and activities all over the province.



JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:49:36 GMT

VICTORIA – Childhood obesity rates have almost tripled in the last 25 years. To combat that trend and engage Canadians to find a solution, governments across Canada have launched Our Health Our Future, a national dialogue that will make recommendations for action.



HELP STOP SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:03:58 GMT

VICTORIA – During B.C.’s 13th annual Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week, March 7-13, the Province is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about how they can help prevent this criminal activity.



SOCIAL WORKERS – MAKING A DIFFERENCE, EVERY DAY

Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:01:49 GMT

VICTORIA – Jagdeep Rakhara believes all children should have the same opportunities to participate in their neighbourhoods and communities.



AGREEMENT RATIFIED WITH HEALTH SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:32:42 GMT

VICTORIA – The Health Employers Association of BC has now ratified a two-year agreement with the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) under the Province’s 2010 mandate.



TEAM BC ROCKS THE CANADA GAMES

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:33:11 GMT

VICTORIA – Team BC has finished third at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, bringing home 28 gold, 30 silver and 30 bronze medals, in their best winter games standings ever.