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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:43 PM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall for residents of the Okanagan on Monday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. to get their input on the 2017 provincial budget.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:00 AM
The Province is increasing the home owner grant threshold to $1.6 million, helping keep property taxes affordable for families and ensuring most home owners will continue to receive the full grant this year.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:30 AM
British Columbia is on track to remain one of Canada’s strongest economies in 2017 as most private sector economists, banks and economic think-tanks are forecasting the province will continue to record real GDP growth that ranks among the best in Canada.
Friday, December 16, 2016 9:45 AM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong is inviting British Columbians to participate in a conversation to share their values and priorities for Balanced Budget 2017.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:00 AM
Stronger than forecast economic growth of 3.3% in 2015 will give unionized employees throughout B.C.’s public sector a modest salary increase from the Economic Stability Dividend.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:45 AM
British Columbia’s Second Quarterly Report continues to forecast increased revenues and reduced debt, demonstrating that government’s ongoing fiscal prudence, economic diversification and debt reduction continue to have a positive impact on the provincial economy.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 8:45 AM
Foreign purchasers were involved in 3% of Metro Vancouver residential real estate transactions in October, a rate equal to the provincial average for that month, according to the latest real estate transaction data released by the Province.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 2:49 PM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling regarding the relationship between the Charter-protected process of collective bargaining and government’s pursuit of public-policy objectives that impact working conditions.
Friday, October 28, 2016 11:30 AM
Foreign purchasers were involved in 1.8% of the 5,150 residential property transfers in Metro Vancouver in September, accounting for 1.8% of the total value of properties transferred in that period, according to the latest real estate transaction data released by the Province.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:00 PM
Government is appointing nine public-interest members to the Real Estate Council of British Columbia, increasing its accountability and objectivity in fulfilling its role of protecting the public interest.