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Office of the Premier

Premier announces awards for excellence in education

Monday, April 23, 2018 8:00 AM

Nominations open today for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the enormous contributions of education professionals who go above and beyond to make life better for students in British Columbia.


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Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

The Province pays tribute to the Lieutenant Governor

Monday, April 23, 2018 12:15 PM

In a farewell ceremony at the Parliament Buildings, Premier John Horgan thanked outgoing Lt. Gov. Judith Guichon for her service to the Province of British Columbia.  


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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Students and tech sector to benefit from more tech spaces at Capilano University

Friday, April 20, 2018 10:45 AM

Animation students at Capilano today received some long-awaited good news.


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Agriculture

Raise a glass to B.C. Wine Month in April

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 3:45 PM

April is B.C. Wine Month — the perfect time to raise your glass to British Columbia’s wine industry.


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Attorney General

ICBC legislation focuses on affordability and supporting crash victims

Monday, April 23, 2018 1:55 PM

The Government of British Columbia is introducing changes to legislation aimed at reversing ICBC’s skyrocketing legal and administrative costs, and making insurance rates more affordable for B.C. drivers, Attorney General David Eby announced today.


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Children and Family Development

Opt-in deadline for child-care providers extended, savings for parents protected

Monday, March 26, 2018 3:24 PM

The British Columbia government is extending the deadline for child-care providers to opt into the new child-care fee reduction, to allow more providers to pass on savings to parents for their April child-care fees, Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, announced today.


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Citizens' Services

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Education

Premier announces awards for excellence in education

Monday, April 23, 2018 8:00 AM

Nominations open today for the new Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the enormous contributions of education professionals who go above and beyond to make life better for students in British Columbia.


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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Finance

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Health

New strategy will help more people get the surgeries they need faster

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10:15 AM

The British Columbia government is launching a new, four-part surgical strategy aimed at reducing wait times for the health care British Columbians need.


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Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

B.C. investment in Indigenous language revitalization puts reconciliation into action

Friday, March 16, 2018 11:30 AM

First Peoples’ Cultural Council will work in partnership with First Nations communities to develop and implement revitalization plans for each of the living Indigenous languages in B.C., to reverse the disruption to Indigenous languages from Canada’s history of colonization and residential schools.


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Jobs, Trade and Technology

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Labour

Province to eliminate barriers for first responders to access compensation for mental trauma

Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:40 PM

First responders, sheriffs and correctional officers will have greater access to services and compensation for mental disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that can arise from traumatic workplace incidents, as a result of legislative amendments announced by Labour Minister Harry Bains.


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Mental Health and Addictions

New regional residential treatment facility for youth experiencing problematic substance use

Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:50 PM

A new specialized treatment centre for youth facing substance-use challenges is coming to Fraser Health.


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Municipal Affairs and Housing

Breaking ground on new rental homes for people in Colwood

Friday, April 20, 2018 10:15 AM

The Government of British Columbia is partnering with Pacifica Housing and the City of Colwood to break ground on 82 much-needed rental homes for families, seniors and people with disabilities.


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Public Safety and Solicitor General

B.C. communities to benefit from disaster-mitigation funding

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:30 AM

The Government of British Columbia is improving the safety of British Columbians and protecting communities by investing $6.5 million in disaster-mitigation projects throughout the province.


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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.


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Tourism, Arts and Culture

Province supports bid for 2020 North American Indigenous Games

Monday, April 16, 2018 12:27 PM

The provincial government welcomed members of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Council to Victoria with an announcement of $3.5 million in support for the 2020 Games bid by the Songhees First Nation.


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Transportation and Infrastructure

Province boosts winter highway safety measures

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 1:00 PM

Following an intense winter, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking several improvements to make British Columbia highways safer and more reliable during winter months.


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