BC Government Identifies Essential Services

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Using the extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act, the Government of BC has issued a series of ministerial orders to ensure a co-ordinated response to COVID-19 across all levels of government for the duration of the provincial emergency. This includes establishing a new Provincial Supply Chain Coordination Unit to co-ordinate goods and services distribution and suspending any bylaws that restrict goods delivery at any time of day.

Essential services identified in the BC Government News Release in the Transportation, infrastructure and manufacturing sector include supply chain services, transportation maintenance, health and safety inspectors, and many more. See the full release here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020PSSG0020-000568

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