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BC Recovery benefit website opens for applications, promptly crashes | News

Online applications for the BC Recovery Benefit are now open.The benefit was promised by the NDP during Premier John Horgan this past fall.

Online applications for the BC Recovery Benefit are now open but things didn’t go exactly as planned this morning, as many people received an error message when trying to apply.

Screenshot (BC Government website)

Some took to social media to voice their displeasure.

Here’s my BC Recovery Benefit experience in full, glorious video. #bcpoli

— Ryan Mitton (@rmttn) December 18, 2020

Trying to apply for the BC Recovery benefit and the website is down! Grrrrr#BCRecoveryBenefit

— Terry’s Traderpins (@traderpins) December 18, 2020

Well good luck getting the BC Recovery Benefit if the website doesn’t work. #bcpoli

— Dion Weisner (@DionsThoughts) December 18, 2020

I’m SHOCKED. Seriously, SHOOK, I tell you… that the BC Recovery Benefit website is down on the first day to apply. Absolutely no one could have foreseen this coming in any way. Totally unpredictable and not preventable.

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