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"There are 248,000 children under the age of six years old in the province of British Columbia and I want to make sure that every child that lives in B.C. has the benefit of timely early learning diagnostic tests and to timely treatments if theyve got a challenge.
By the end of the year Campbell said the government would allocate $55-million to increase disability benefits, which should result in a $70 increase in monthly cheques to people with a disability.
Joan McIntyre-Pottinger will be vying for the Liberal party nomination in West Vancouver-Garibaldi on Dec. 14 and 15 to replace Ted Nebbeling, who is retiring from politics.
Pottinger said many of the Premiers announcements, "underline that the provincial economy has indeed turned a corner. These initiatives should help most families from D'Arcy to West Vancouver in one way or another," said Pottinger.