B.C. finance minister to provide update on B.C. emergency workers’ benefit applications

Applications are now open for the $1,000 B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers.

Finance Minister Carole James is scheduled to speak about the benefit put in place to help those who have been unable to work because of the COVID-19 pandemic at a news conference at 9:30 a.m. PT.

The province has said the money will start being distributed next week.

To be eligible for the emergency benefit, you must:

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The news conference will be carried live here on our website, on BC1, CKNW and the Global BC Facebook page.

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