Ministry of Attorney General Response to COVID-19

The Ministry of Attorney General is proactively responding to COVID-19. 

Last Updated: May 22, 2020


Liquor & Cannabis


  • ICBC insurance renewals can now be done by phone or email
  • You can renew your driver's licence by phone if it is expiring within 90 days
  • ICBC has postponed road tests and all other assessments
  • ICBC customers can defer monthly payments for up to 90 days
  • Visit the ICBC website for a full list of affected services


  • The BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has suspended all lottery sales through Lotto Express at grocery checkout lanes
  • The BCLC lottery prize payout centres in Kamloops and Vancouver are closed and major prize redemptions are taking place through remote processes
  • Casinos, bingo halls and community gaming centres are temporarily closed
  • Visit the BCLC website for a full list of affected services

Emergency Orders

The Emergency Program Act and related orders help government to respond to disasters and emergencies in B.C. Under a state of emergency, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General can issue orders under authority given to him by the Emergency Program Act.

Tribunals, Boards & Commissions

Information on tribunals, boards and commissions in response to COVID-19.