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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 10:00 AM
The increasing value of British Columbia's economic ties to Asia and the Pacific Rim were underscored in last Friday's year-end export numbers.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 2:30 PM
The province has set a new record that many believed to be unattainable. With lumber export sales of 4.28 billion board feet as of November, exports to China have already surpassed the province's 2008 goal of exporting four billion board feet in 2011.
Friday, December 16, 2011 8:00 AM
Premier Christy Clark announced today two British Columbians who will chair the BC Jobs and Investment Board and the Aboriginal Business and Investment Council.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 11:30 AM
Newcomers in Sooke, Saanich, Langford and Squamish will receive immigrant settlement services for the first time, thanks to new funding of $4.4 million.
Monday, November 14, 2011 9:00 AM
As part of Multiculturalism Week, the Province is launching "BC People: Portraits of Diversity in BC," a new book that profiles 51 British Columbians from a variety of cultural backgrounds living in every region of B.C.
Thursday, November 3, 2011 2:00 PM
A new resource to help B.C.'s tourism businesses market themselves to tour operators and attract more Chinese visitors is now available.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 9:00 AM
The provincial government is taking steps to further encourage business immigrants to invest in communities in regional B.C. through the BC Provincial Nominee Program.
Friday, October 7, 2011 10:30 AM
For the first time in B.C. immigrants will receive advanced workplace-specific, settlement-focused language training to help them find and keep jobs and settle into their communities.
Friday, August 12, 2011 9:54 AM
Led by strong gains to Asia and Europe, British Columbia's exports for the first half of 2011 are up by nearly 14 per cent compared with first six months of 2010.
Figures released by Statistics Canada show that B.C.'s international merchandise exports from January to June were worth $15.9 billion, compared with $14 billion last year.
Sunday, July 17, 2011 10:00 AM
Trade figures for May show the value of softwood lumber exported to China has surpassed the U.S., sending powerful signals about the importance of the Asia Pacific markets for British Columbia's economy and job prospects.