The Province is moving forward to address concerns raised by the auditor general of British Columbia and education partners about the disproportionately high number of Aboriginal students receiving Evergreen Certificates.
Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett announced action to help keep thousands of B.C.’s metal and coal mines workers on the job by allowing mining companies to temporarily defer a portion of their hydro bills – supporting families and communities during the current slowdown in the sector due to low commodity prices.
BC Family Day on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, offers British Columbians a holiday weekend to spend with their loved ones, enjoying fun and engaging events throughout the province. Now in its fourth year, BC Family Day is a time to celebrate what we value – our family, friends and communities.
Premier Christy Clark was joined by a delegation of BC industry, First Nations, trade organizations, government and academia during the Trade Mission to Ottawa.
Together with film enthusiasts and industry supporters, the Province of British Columbia is pleased to celebrate the 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival, the largest showcase of independent films on Vancouver Island, on from Feb. 5-14, 2016.
The next generation of talent will have the opportunity to do research on real-world projects as a result of $6M in government funding for Mitacs programs. A not-for-profit organization, Mitcas will use the funding to bring students together with industry and business in the technology, health, business and engineering sectors.
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