Funding

About 115,000 households in rural, remote and Indigenous communities are still underserved, according to the province.
The province has approved a $153,387 grant to enable the RDN to continue its FireSmart initiatives that focus on education, interagency cooperation, cross training and vegetation management.
The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is now accepting applications for community-level projects that monitor, restore or enhance regional watercourses.
The outcomes will include the development of forms, guides, processes and recommendations.
Without the $60 million Safe Restart Funding, first quarter revenues would have been $169.2 million and net losses would have been $55.3 million, according to BC Ferries.
The technology allows rapid, sensitive testing as a harm-reduction measure to help reduce illicit drug poisonings.
B.C. is investing $2.9 million into its community adult literacy program (CALP), which includes a one time top-up investment for this year and next.
The provincial government has doubled its relief funding for tourism operators in B.C.

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