If you need to evacuate or want to prepare for a potential evacuation use the government “Wildfire Preparedness Guide” Click here.
The latest edition of the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of BC (COSCO) News is now available for our Retired Members online.
Please click HERE to download the PDF.
At this time, people may need to gather or seek individual resources to find support, click here for counseling resources.
The council has launched an advocacy campaign – Let’s #GetFlushed” – aimed at highlighting the unacceptable sanitation conditions construction workers face every day.
We are actively recruiting members for construction and labour jobs building major infrastructure projects across the province. Learn more about the opportunities available, project details, certificates required and how to apply. http://cswu1611.org/labour-job-opportunities
COVID-19 – Coronavirus
During this pandemic it can be overwhelming and confusing to find reliable sources and to sort through all the information. Which is why we are working to provide our members with updated, reliable information and resources that make it easier to navigate through this difficult and uncertain time.
For updates on COVID-19, visit:
Click here to register online for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Everyone over the age of 18 can now register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Click here for information on how to get vaccinated for COVID-19
Click on the link above to see the three steps to get vaccinated .
Click Here for the latest COVID-19 Immunization Plan
Latest Phase Information for COVID-19 Immunization.
COVID-19 Information Update Available for the Membership
COVID-related resources for our General Membership at LiUNA Local 1611.
COVID-19 Resources Available to LiUNA Retirees
COVID-related resources for our Retired Members at LiUNA Local 1611.
COVID-19 Benefits & Resources for Indigenous Canadians
COVID-related resources for Indigenous Canadians.
Applications for BC Emergency Benefit for Workers
You may qualify for the $1,000 tax-free, one-time benefit. Find out here if you’re eligible.
Employment Insurance Online Application
Where to apply for Employment Insurance: Sickness Benefits.
Provincial Benefits Available During COVID-19
Information on available provincial government COVID-19 relief benefits for residents of BC.
Federal Benefits Available During COVID-19
Information on available federal government COVID-19 relief benefits.
Health Canada’s COVID-19 Outbreak Update information page.
BC Centre for Disease Control
BC’s Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 information page.
World Health Organization
WHO’s COVID-19 information page.
Pacific Blue Cross COVID-19 Resource Centre
Pacific Blue Cross’s resources for COVID-19.
Coronavirus & COVID-19: Preparation and Response
COVID-19 information from the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund.
Recommended COVID-19 Response: Plan for Construction Employers
The recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers from the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund.
Guidance to Construction Sites
Guidelines for Construction Sites currently operating during COVID-19.