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Office of the Premier

Historic investment to build modern, new RBCM, safeguard collection

Friday, May 13, 2022 1:33 PM Translations
Historic investment to build modern, new RBCM, safeguard collection

A new state-of-the-art and seismically safe Royal BC Museum (RBCM) is coming to Victoria and will be more accessible for all British Columbians.


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Advanced Education and Skills Training

Indigenous-led plan for community centre moves forward

Friday, May 6, 2022 10:15 AM Translations
New centre to support Indigenous youth

A concept plan for a new Indigenous centre is moving forward on the territories of the Coast Salish peoples in Vancouver.


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Agriculture and Food

New funding sprouts more growth for B.C. seeds

Thursday, May 5, 2022 8:15 AM

The Province is increasing support for B.C. seed growers to enhance and expand their operations, bolster food security and create a thriving food economy.


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Attorney General

Province, mayors co-ordinate investigation into prolific offenders

Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:50 PM Translations
Making our communities safer

The Province, in co-operation with British Columbia’s Urban Mayors’ Caucus (BCUMC), has hired two experts to investigate and report on prolific offenders and random violent attacks, and the necessary actions.


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Children and Family Development

Province seeks public input on supports for children, youth

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:15 AM Translations

A survey about B.C’s new service approach for children and youth with support needs is now open to the public.


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Citizens' Services

BC Data Catalogue improved, updated to serve British Columbians better

Monday, May 16, 2022 10:30 AM

From data about wildfires and floods to natural resource and tech-sector insights, finding a wide variety of key information has become easier and more secure for British Columbians with the launch of an improved and updated BC Data Catalogue.


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Education and Child Care

Kids, families benefit from more funding for accessible school playgrounds

Friday, April 29, 2022 11:15 AM Translations
Kids, families benefit from more funding for accessible school playgrounds

More than 7,000 B.C students will have access to new, safe and accessible playgrounds as the Province invests in the Playground Equipment Program (PEP) for the fifth year in a row to support healthy and active lifestyles.


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Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation

Low-carbon fuel expansion cuts emissions, creates jobs

Monday, May 9, 2022 12:35 PM
Low-carbon fuel expansion cuts emissions, creates jobs

Parkland Corp. has announced an expansion to produce low-carbon fuel at its Burnaby refinery, creating new jobs and economic opportunities for British Columbians, while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


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Environment and Climate Change Strategy

B.C. launches new program to accelerate local climate action

Monday, May 16, 2022 10:45 AM Translations
Supporting local climate action

Stronger collaboration, planning and action to reduce climate pollution and build protection for local communities will result from the new CleanBC Local Government Climate Action Program.


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Finance

Budget 2022 moves us forward together to build a StrongerBC

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 1:40 PM Translations Media Assets
Budget 2022 moves us forward together to build a StrongerBC

Budget 2022 reflects the choices government is making that are needed to build a stronger B.C. and make life better for people, by investing in B.C.’s economic, environmental and social strengths.


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Forests

B.C. increases forest revenue sharing with First Nations in step toward new fiscal relationship

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 12:45 PM
Photo of trees with icon of hands and trees in white overtop
Text reads: Doubling First Nation forestry revenue rates

British Columbia is more than doubling the forestry revenues that will be shared with First Nations as part of the work to co-develop a new forestry revenue-sharing model.


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Health

Ukrainians fleeing violence get immediate MSP coverage

Monday, April 25, 2022 1:30 PM
Ukrainians fleeing violence get immediate MSP coverage

Displaced Ukrainians arriving in B.C. with visas issued under the federal Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) will now have access to date-of-arrival Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage.


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Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

B.C. increases forest revenue sharing with First Nations in step toward new fiscal relationship

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 12:45 PM
Photo of trees with icon of hands and trees in white overtop
Text reads: Doubling First Nation forestry revenue rates

British Columbia is more than doubling the forestry revenues that will be shared with First Nations as part of the work to co-develop a new forestry revenue-sharing model.


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Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

Nominate an exceptional citizen for Province’s highest honour

Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:00 AM Translations
Nominate an exceptional citizen for Province’s highest honour

Nominations are being accepted for the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest honour.


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Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

B.C. forestry industry to benefit from trade office in Vietnam

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 10:05 AM Translations Media Assets
B.C. forestry industry to benefit from trade office in Vietnam

A new Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) office in Vietnam will help drive trade opportunities and sustainable jobs in B.C.’s forestry sector while offering greater protection from market volatility and other global challenges.


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Labour

Single-step certification will protect right to join a union

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 1:51 PM Translations
Single-step certification will protect right to join a union

Changes that make collective bargaining more accessible will help protect workers who want more say about workplace safety, compensation and benefits.


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Land, Water and Resource Stewardship

Watershed restoration creates a healthier future for B.C.

Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:15 AM
Watershed restoration creates a healthier future for B.C.

An ongoing effort to restore watersheds and wetlands in the province is creating a healthier future for British Columbians by mitigating the impacts of climate change on communities, strengthening ecosystems and securing quality drinking water.


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Mental Health and Addictions

New service helps clarify rights under Mental Health Act

Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:18 AM Translations
New service helps clarify rights under Mental Health Act

The Province has introduced legislation that will help people experiencing a mental-health crisis better understand their rights and the supports available to them.


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Municipal Affairs

Ukrainians fleeing violence get immediate MSP coverage

Monday, April 25, 2022 1:30 PM
Ukrainians fleeing violence get immediate MSP coverage

Displaced Ukrainians arriving in B.C. with visas issued under the federal Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) will now have access to date-of-arrival Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage.


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Public Safety and Solicitor General

Province, mayors co-ordinate investigation into prolific offenders

Thursday, May 5, 2022 12:50 PM Translations
Making our communities safer

The Province, in co-operation with British Columbia’s Urban Mayors’ Caucus (BCUMC), has hired two experts to investigate and report on prolific offenders and random violent attacks, and the necessary actions.


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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Funding helps strengthen food security in Greater Victoria

Thursday, May 12, 2022 1:00 PM
Funding helps strengthen food security in Greater Victoria

Residents with limited income living in Greater Victoria will soon have improved access to local and nutritious food.


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Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport

Historic investment to build modern, new RBCM, safeguard collection

Friday, May 13, 2022 1:33 PM Translations
Historic investment to build modern, new RBCM, safeguard collection

A new state-of-the-art and seismically safe Royal BC Museum (RBCM) is coming to Victoria and will be more accessible for all British Columbians.


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Transportation and Infrastructure

Province launches Surrey Langley SkyTrain engagement

Monday, May 9, 2022 12:00 PM Translations
Province launches Surrey Langley SkyTrain engagement

The public is invited to have their say on the first rapid transit project south of the Fraser River in 30 years.


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