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Monday, May 28, 2012 1:55 PM
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon introduced legislation setting out the transitional rules for newly built residential housing, providing certainty about the application of tax for purchasers and the residential construction industry, and ensuring purchasers are treated equitably during the transition from the HST back to the PST.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:01 PM
The British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) board of directors has ratified two-year collective agreements for support staff in 12 additional school districts under the government's 2010 net-zero mandate, bringing the total to 67 agreements covering more than 30,000 employees.
Monday, May 14, 2012 1:45 PM
Finance Minister Kevin Falcon has introduced legislation to meet government's commitment to return to the Provincial Sales Tax on April 1, 2013.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 2:01 PM
First-time home buyers can receive a cheque for up to $10,000 to help with the cost of buying a newly built home, and seniors who need permanent home renovations, to help them stay in their homes longer, will be assisted with the cost of those renovations through legislation introduced today by Finance Minister Kevin Falcon.
Monday, April 30, 2012 2:02 PM
The Province has introduced legislation to modernize the Pension Benefits Standards Act and allow the private sector to offer a wider choice of pension-plan options so that more British Columbians can have access to pension income during their retirement years.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 9:39 AM
Five collective agreements with faculty and instructors have received final ratification by the Post-Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA) board under government's 2010 net-zero mandate, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon announced.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 9:20 AM
Investor response to B.C.'s credit strength has prompted the Province to launch a $1.25-billion US-dollar global bond issue as part of its annual borrowing program.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 9:30 AM
The British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) board of directors has ratified two-year collective agreements for support staff in 10 additional school districts under the government's 2010 net-zero mandate, bringing the total up to 52 agreements covering about 26,600 employees.
Sunday, April 15, 2012 9:40 AM
Thursday, April 12, 2012 11:00 AM
The three major credit rating agencies have affirmed their credit ratings for the Province of B.C., including triple-A ratings - the highest possible - from Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investors Services, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon announced today.