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Friday, April 7, 2017 12:00 PM
The B.C. government has proclaimed May 2017 as “Invasive Species Action Month” to help raise awareness of invasive plants and animals in British Columbia and to highlight the environmental and economic damage they can cause.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:15 PM
Following approval from the British Columbia Ferries Commissioner for BC Ferries to acquire a used vessel to provide direct-summer service in 2018 between Port Hardy and Bella Coola, the Government of B.C. has announced it will contribute $15 million to BC Ferries to purchase and operate this vessel.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 2:15 PM
A tentative agreement has been reached between the Province, BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) on labour succession in 27 highway maintenance service areas, ensuring job security and improved maintenance service levels on the highway network.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 9:30 AM
Following the conclusion of a successful project to test the durability and reliability of new and existing highway line paints, the ministry will be taking action to improve line visibility throughout the province using a more durable and longer-lasting formula.
Friday, March 31, 2017 4:10 PM
The Province has invested over $80 million with partners in emergency preparedness activities in flood protection and prevention, seismic safety, local government emergency preparedness, search and rescue, and fire prevention.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:30 AM
Twenty B.C. community and regional airports will share over $10 million in funding this year through the B.C. Air Access program for airport infrastructure improvements.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM
Twenty-six communities throughout B.C. will receive $9.25 million in funding for projects to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths for cyclists and pedestrians
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:30 AM
Residents of Port Renfrew and the Pacheedaht First Nation will receive increased capability for tsunami warnings and the potential to provide earthquake early warnings, thanks to a $550,000 contribution from the BC Disaster Mitigation Program to the Capital Regional District (CRD).
Monday, March 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available to eligible British Columbians in the Central Kootenay Regional District, the East Kootenay Regional District, Electoral Area A of the Kootenay Boundary Regional District, and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (including municipalities within these areas) who may have been impacted from flooding that occurred between March 5 and April 10, 2017.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:00 AM
A landmark 10,000 BC Parks licence plates have been sold – a milestone reached less than eight weeks after the specialty plates were unveiled earlier this year.