8 social impact leaders weigh in on the B.C. election results

The sector is encouraged by the party’s commitment to boosting social support, but thinks it could be better at engaging with Indigenous communities.

Why It Matters

The economic and social impacts of the pandemic have hit already vulnerable communities across Canada, and B.C. is no exception. The province will need an inclusive recovery that prioritizes environmental regeneration and reconciliation with Indigenous groups. This could be doable under an NDP majority, experts say.

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