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Friday, September 18, 2020 11:30 AM
Eleven business and industry leaders have been appointed to a new task force focused on reigniting B.C.’s tourism sector and enhancing its long-term competitiveness.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:13 PM
COVID-19 has had a profound and devastating impact on the tourism sector and has altered British Columbia’s visitor economy. Throughout the pandemic, the ministry consulted extensively with business owners, sector associations and marketing organizations to hear their priorities for recovery and ideas to help British Columbia remain a globally competitive destination. B.C.’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan includes a cross-government approach to help all aspects of the tourism industry...
Monday, May 25, 2020 10:45 AM
The tourism industry is a major economic engine and job creator for people in British Columbia.
Friday, March 27, 2020 1:30 PM
Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, has released the following statement about immediate responses to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the arts and culture sector:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:45 PM
Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.
Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:00 AM
John Wittmayer walks around his busy 25,000 square-foot film studio in Maple Ridge. Not long ago, it was decked out as a 1950s jazz club, a cozy apartment kitchen, a fancy hotel and a police station with morgue to film the murder mystery series The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco that hit Netflix on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.
Saturday, June 1, 2019 1:47 PM
Real-time information sharing during emergencies is one of the tools being developed to keep visitors to northern British Columbia safer this summer.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:00 PM
People throughout British Columbia are experiencing the power of art and culture through projects that received funding from the Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture program.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:15 PM
Visitors and people in resort municipalities will be able to enjoy more trail development, cultural events and infrastructure development, thanks to the Province’s increase of now stable funding to the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI).
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:45 AM
Government is boosting funding to the BC Arts Council by $15 million over three years to create new programs that encourage more inclusivity and accessibility in the creative sector, including those that support emerging Indigenous artists.