Federal & Provincial news

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British Columbians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are able to access income supports, tax relief and direct funding for people, businesses and services.

This following federal and provincial news is updated on an ongoing basis.


BC’s Restart Plan: http://gov.bc.ca/restartBC


COVID-19 Provincial and Federal Benefits: https://bit.ly/3f9Rvih


BC Provincial Support and Information: https://bit.ly/2H41GZ0 and other site www.wegotchu.ca

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html


Official BC Government News Releases: news.gov.bc.ca/ministries/health  or www.facebook.com/BCProvincialGovernment/


COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool: bc.thrive.health/?fbclid=IwAR1gKVo1QxYxhJkB8ViuzqJU-9T5Jfd7Rytk-8kKshioUmaXoZ6xWcT9Rho


Information about COVID-19: www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19?fbclid=IwAR0-bKv5Z-dt-bOhzv2gYepcQlK73qKtTFEFyJPtIQopgytNR8YyLFGN_BE or 20 questions on COVID-19 with Dr. Abdu Sharkawy


Non-medical information relating to COVID-19 (call 1-888-COVID19) or text 604-630-0300: www.bccdc.ca/Pages/default.aspx


A list of social supports and resources: https://bit.ly/2xZmJrd

Food Banks BC – Find a location near you


Benefits for individuals and businesses

Additional supports for Canadian Seniors

Emergency Benefit for Workers

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)

Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB)

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

Rent Bank in Burnaby

BC Temporary Rental Supplement Program

BC Hydro COVID19 Relief Fund



COVID-19 Medical information

BC COVID-19 Collection Centres

Burnaby Primary Care Network

Difference between self-monitor, self-isolate and isolate

COVID-19 and Anxiety