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Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:30 AM
Updated projections from the private sector economic experts who advise the B.C. government show the provincial economy is expected to continue to grow modestly this year and next year.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 11:00 AM
The B.C. government has released a draft consolidation of the provincial sales tax statute that would take effect April 1, 2013, subject to approval of the legislature, to help British Columbians and B.C. businesses with the re-implementation of the provincial sales tax.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 10:30 AM
Businesses that sell or lease taxable goods, or sell software or taxable services in B.C., will be able to register to collect the tax starting Wednesday, announced Minister of State for Small Business Naomi Yamamoto.
Friday, December 21, 2012 2:15 PM
More than half of all unionized public sector workers have new contracts under the 2012 Cooperative Gains Mandate in time for the holiday season, and more than one-quarter of collective agreements up for negotiation have tentative or ratified settlements in place.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 5:45 PM
The government of B.C. issued the following statement from Shirley Bond, Minister of Justice and Attorney General and vice-chair of Treasury Board, responding on behalf of the Finance Minister: "Today's decision by Moody's recognizes the growing uncertainty of the global economy and the importance of fiscal prudence in uncertain economic times.
Friday, December 7, 2012 3:00 PM
If you have a business and you're looking for help with the transition back to the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on April 1, 2013, take advantage of the free webinars scheduled over the next couple of weeks.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 4:39 PM
The Public Service Agency has now concluded bargaining in the Public Service sector under the 2012 Cooperative Gains Mandate with settlements reached with Queen's Printer employees and Public Service nurses.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 2:00 PM
The B.C. government is seeking public input on ways to strengthen consumer protection and ensure the Mortgage Brokers Act better reflects the current financial services market.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 8:45 AM
Following up on a commitment Premier Christy Clark made in November of 2011, the Province will open two new trade and investment offices in the cities of Mumbai and Chandigarh to further strengthen the burgeoning business opportunities with India.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:15 AM
The government of B.C. is holding the line on fiscal prudence and continues to reduce and control government spending to address declining revenues, Finance Minister Michael de Jong said today with the release of the Second Quarterly Report.