In May 17, 2018, several important changes were introduced to the Residential Tenancy Act. Since then, Ask an Advocate has received a lot of questions from individuals curious to learn more about how this affects them.
The Residential Tenancy Branch of British Columbia has made changes to the tenancy laws, which came into effect on December 11, 2017.
The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction has announced a new transportation supplement.
As previously announced by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, changes to the assistance rates as well as earning exemptions will come into effect on October 1, 2017.
Due to British Columbia's recent change in leadership, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation is in the process of being changed to the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.