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Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:00 AM
Government is investing $6 million to ensure that unemployed older workers in four urban areas of B.C. are receiving the skills training they need to re-enter the workforce.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:15 AM
Athena Theny often dreamed of being able to make and sell her jewellery, leather handbags and other creations in her own store. Now her dream has been realized through Athena Atelier, her boutique in Gastown.
Monday, November 19, 2012 9:00 AM
An extension of an agreement between government and the Central Interior Logging Association (CILA) will allow 30 more students to train as log and chip truck drivers or heavy-equipment operators under the Forest Industry Readiness Skills Training (FIRST) program and place them in permanent positions within the sector.
Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:15 AM
There will be an economic development and investment readiness workshop for local government and First Nations officials in Burns Lake.
Friday, November 16, 2012 10:40 AM
The B.C. government, in partnership with the District of Mission, has completed surface improvements to Florence Lake Road in support of growing recreational tourism in the Mission Interpretive Forest.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:15 PM
The B.C. government has posted a Notice of Position to seek applications from prospective candidates for the new Destination BC board of directors.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:40 PM
Since the Babine Forest Products mill accident in January, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training Pat Bell and ministry staff have been working with local MLA John Rustad, municipal leaders, First Nations Chiefs, and union and industry representatives to help the community recover.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:00 AM
Building owners and employers are responsible for fire code compliance in British Columbia, but in the interests of long-term safety for workers, the government will now be asking high-risk facility owners to provide documentation of fire code compliance.
Monday, October 15, 2012 1:00 PM
Small business is a huge economic driver in this province, employing over one million people. In fact, 98 per cent of all businesses in B.C. are small businesses, said Minister of State for Small Business Naomi Yamamoto.
Friday, October 12, 2012 10:15 AM
The Early Years Refugee Program designed to help refugee families with young children will receive approximately $5.75 million as part of an agreement between the United Way of the Lower Mainland, the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour, and the Ministry of Children and Family Development.