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Aug 17, 2021

COVID-19 Update - August 17, 2021

Have Your Say on BC’s Permanent Paid Sick Leave
British Columbians are invited to provide input into the development of made-in-BC permanent paid sick leave to support workers and protect workplaces. In addition to outreach to key stakeholders and Indigenous partners, a public consultation process is now open and can be accessed through government’s engagement site.


Surge in Participation Fuels Digital Marketing Bootcamp Expansion
The Province is helping small and medium-sized businesses adapt to the post-pandemic economy by giving more people the training they need to succeed. Given its success and high demand, the province is providing an additional $2.5 million to add 3,400 more seats to the bootcamp. This addition means that nearly 6,000 people and businesses will have the digital marketing skills they need to access other markets, connect with consumers, and drive their businesses forward.