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BC Medical Services Plan Coverage Continues for People with Maintained Status

On April 29, 2022 the BC Provincial Government announced that effective May 1, 2022, the Medical…

Government of Canada to Remove Pre-entry Test Requirement for Fully Vaccinated Travellers on April 1

On March 17, 2022 the Government of Canada announced that effective April 1, 2022, fully vaccinated…

Recording Available: Advancing BC and Mexico Higher Education Dialogue Event

On February 16, Global Affairs Canada and BCCIE hosted a special virtual event that brought…

StrongerBC Economic Plan Provides Framework for Future Growth

On February 17, the Provincial Government launched StrongerBC: A Plan for Today, a Vision for…

Government of Canada Lightens Border Measures as Part of Transition of Pandemic Response

On February 15, 2022 the Government of Canada announced a series of adjustments to the current…

2022 Taiwan and Huayu Enrichment Scholarships

2022 Taiwan Scholarship The Taiwan Scholarship Program was established by the Ministry of Education…

One Million Jobs Forecast in BC’s Labour Market Outlook

BC’s latest Labour Market Outlook (LMO) forecasts more than one million job openings into the…

2022 Japanese Studies Scholarship for Canadian Students

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of…

Scholarship Program Supports BC Students Studying Aboard

Through an agreement between the Province of British Columbia and the National Ministry of…

Travel Advisory: Limited Exceptions to Border Measures in BC

On December 22, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency issued a reminder to travellers that border…

Government of Canada introduces additional measure to address COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern

On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization classified B.1.1.529 as a variant of concern…

BC-Vietnam Education MOU Signed

Ministers Whiteside (Education) and Kang (Advanced Education and Skills Training) signed the first…