provides access to non-emergency health information and services. Phone
811 free of charge to speak to a nurse, pharmacist or dietitian.
Phone 711 for deaf and hearing-impaired assistance (TTY).
Additional homeowner grant for new construction to
accommodate disabled - see the Small Business and Revenue Ministry web
page on Budget
2008 Property Taxes.
PST exemption for many medications, health-related
equipment and supplies, and personal items purchased by persons with
disabilities and handicaps. For more information
from the BC government
website, see the following bulletins from the Provincial
Sales Tax Bulletins page:
Exempt related service - a service provided solely for the purpose of equipping a vehicle with an auxiliary driving control to facilitate the operation of the vehicle by an individual with a disability