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New and Exciting Child care Benefits!!!

Starting Dec. 1, 2022, parents in British Columbia will save as much as $550 more per month for each child they have in participating licensed child care facilities. This funding will lower fees for children kindergarten age and younger by up to $900 per month.

B.C ShakeOut Week kicks off with new earthquake response strategy

The Province is kicking off B.C. ShakeOut Week with a new, comprehensive earthquake response strategy that builds on emergency preparedness capacity to increase resilience and keep people safe during major earthquakes.

Preparing for hot summer weather

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has issued special weather statements for several parts of the province. The statement indicates our region will experience the first hot stretch of the summer with inland temperatures reaching into the upper 20s starting tomorrow, and into the low 30s into early next week.

recipes
Clear out the Fridge, Freezer, and Cupboard with 4 simple recipes to help deal with food supply issues!

Provincial leaders are urging British Columbians not to hoard food and groceries as disruptions to B.C.'s farm industry and supply chains from historic rain and flooding fuels angst amid consumers.

Here are some recipes with food from your cupboards to help you through this challenging period.

restrictions
BC restrictions extended until Feb 5, 2021

By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all events and social gatherings are suspended until Feb 5, 2021. Here are some ways to fill the time.

Important! File your 2019 taxes or risk losing your CCB

In late August, the Canadian government warned eligible Canadians who have not yet filed their...

driving
Aggressive driving in school zones is putting kids in danger!

BCAA’s second annual School Zone Safety survey shows that driving in school zones has gone from bad to worse. In fact, this year’s survey shows a marked increase in concern across the board. Particularly alarming is that hostile/aggressive attitudes amongst parents such as honking or using profanities has jumped almost 30 per cent (51% to 66%).

Montessori
Montessori then and now: still ahead the curve in education

Our ever-changing world impacts us in many ways; even in the way, our kids are...

What is the Canada Child Benefit Program?

It’s hard to keep track of the changes to our family benefits, but the upcoming...

Ask an Expert - RESP's

As parents, we want to do what’s best for our children, and part of that...

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