Posts Tagged: care

BC boosts support for former youth in government care

The B.C. government says it's giving a financial break to young adults who have spent time in government care. Those young adults will now get more support for rent,...

NDP target housing, child care in return to BC legislature

Premier John Horgan's New Democrats are returning to British Columbia's legislature ready to highlight plans for housing and child-care reforms promised during last year's election campaign. Horgan said his...

BC VIEWS: John Horgan on housing, child care

Black Press legislative columnist Tom Fletcher sat down with Premier John Horgan to talk about his plans for 2018. Video of the interview is below, with a transcript of...

Millionaire Lottery funds 'ordinary' to extraordinary equipment for care

Come February, one lucky winner could be walking through the front doors of a dream home, as part of the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation's … Google Alert – tofino

NDP's Adrian Dix tackles seniors' residential care gap

Health Minister Adrian Dix says he needs to find not only more residential care beds for increasingly frail seniors, but an additional 1,500 care aides to … Google Alert –...

New BC acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

The new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children's Hospital is aiming to make hospital visits for young patients and expectant mothers more … Google Alert – tofino

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

The University of British Columbia is on mission to train future doctors, dentists and other health-care providers to treat Indigenous patients by learning … Google Alert – tofino

Ottawa rejects decorated Halifax veteran's application for community care

HALIFAX — A family's bid to gain entry to a veterans' hospital for a 94-year-old man decorated for his service in the Second World War has been … Google Alert...

Morneau says commitment to health care remains, although not in budget

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal Liberal government remains committed to boosting funding for health care, even though … Google Alert – tofino

Federal budget targets affordable housing, homelessness and child care

OTTAWA — Almost 119,000 families who are living on the street or on the verge of becoming homeless could find themselves with new or refurbished … Google Alert – tofino