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Friday, April 7, 2017 2:45 PM
Fitch has confirmed British Columbia’s AAA credit rating with a stable outlook, due to the Province’s steady economic growth, commitment to fiscal balance and manageable debt burden, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 8:30 AM
Small and medium-sized B.C. businesses looking to expand their export capacity and access new markets will soon benefit from a new partnership between the Province and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
Friday, March 31, 2017 2:15 PM
Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS) has confirmed British Columbia’s AA (high) credit rating, thanks to the Province’s strong fiscal discipline and stable economic growth.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 8:00 AM
In honour of the Canadians and British Columbians involved in the victory at Vimy Ridge in 1917, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced that the Province will contribute $350,000 to the Vimy Foundation to support the creation of a Centennial Park at the site of the battle.
Friday, March 17, 2017 10:45 AM
Workers coming to B.C. through the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) can now be exempt from the additional property transfer tax on foreign buyers, helping ensure B.C. continues to attract highly skilled workers and entrepreneurs across all sectors of the province’s diverse economy, including the growing tech sector.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 2:05 PM
British Columbia will become the first Canadian province to legislate a duty to document.
Monday, March 6, 2017 2:00 PM
Proposed amendments introduced as Bill 9, the Finance Statutes Amendment Act, 2017, will clarify rules and improve fairness to align with government’s ongoing commitment to reduce red tape and simplify and streamline regulatory requirements.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:46 PM
British Columbia’s fifth consecutive balanced budget delivers the dividends of a strong and diversified economy and prudent fiscal management by cutting costs for middle-class B.C. families, investing in priority programs and services, and promoting a competitive, job-creating economy.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:15 AM
Ahead of the provincial budget presentation next week, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced that the Province will be extending the B.C. Book Publishing Tax Credit.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 9:30 AM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall for residents in the Vancouver Island/Coastal regions of B.C. on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. to get their input on the 2017 provincial budget.