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Office of the Premier

Premier launches second annual awards to recognize excellence in education

Monday, January 7, 2019 9:00 AM

Nominations are once again open for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the British Columbian education professionals who are dedicated to helping all students reach their full potential.


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Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

Medal of Good Citizenship recipients announced

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 11:00 AM

Nineteen British Columbians will be receiving the Province’s Medal of Good Citizenship for their outstanding community service.


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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

UVic researchers, students ride waves of success with new science facility

Thursday, January 10, 2019 10:15 AM

Students, researchers and staff at the University of Victoria (UVic) are conducting research into the effects of the world’s changing oceans and climate using a new modern, upgraded and centralized facility.


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Agriculture

Gavelin Ranch celebrates over 100 years of building on a family dream

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:00 AM

From its origins as a cattle ranch to its transition to hay production, Gavelin Ranch has much to celebrate as it receives its Century Farm Award from the Ministry of Agriculture.


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Attorney General

Province tables human rights commission legislation

Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:35 AM

Government has introduced legislative amendments to the Human Rights Code that will re-establish a human rights commission for B.C. to promote and protect human rights for all British Columbians.


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Children and Family Development

New licensed child care spaces are coming to Richmond

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:30 AM

Local families in Richmond will soon have access to 40 new licensed child care spaces.


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Citizens' Services

Small tech firms filling a big need in B.C.

Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:00 AM

New partnerships between government and B.C.’s tech sector are creating innovative software to help solve specific problems for British Columbians.


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Education

Premier launches second annual awards to recognize excellence in education

Monday, January 7, 2019 9:00 AM

Nominations are once again open for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education, an opportunity to recognize the British Columbian education professionals who are dedicated to helping all students reach their full potential.


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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

B.C. company advances next-generation computing to reduce energy use

Monday, December 10, 2018 10:15 AM

A new generation of made-in-B.C. quantum computers will use advanced technology to help reduce the energy used by computers that solve large, complex problems.


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Environment and Climate Change Strategy

CleanBC plan to reduce climate pollution, build a low-carbon economy

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:44 PM

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities.


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Finance

B.C. to lead Canada in economic growth

Friday, December 7, 2018 12:00 PM

New projections from the Economic Forecast Council show that British Columbia’s strong economy will outperform Canada over the next three years.


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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

MOU with Korean architects will increase wood use

Saturday, December 8, 2018 8:00 PM

Senior forest sector representatives on the Forestry Asia Trade Mission took part in events that demonstrated British Columbia’s commitment to increasing wood construction in South Korea.


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Health

Work starts on new emergency department at Eagle Ridge Hospital

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:30 AM

Better emergency care for people in the Tri-Cities area is on the way as construction work begins on a new emergency department at Eagle Ridge Hospital.


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Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

Canada, Lake Babine Nation, British Columbia join together on road to long-term reconciliation

Friday, December 14, 2018 1:30 PM

The Government of Canada has joined Lake Babine Nation and the Government of British Columbia in collaboratively working toward a long-term reconciliation agreement.


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Jobs, Trade and Technology

B.C. company advances next-generation computing to reduce energy use

Monday, December 10, 2018 10:15 AM

A new generation of made-in-B.C. quantum computers will use advanced technology to help reduce the energy used by computers that solve large, complex problems.


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Labour

Legislation better protects temporary foreign workers from exploitation

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 12:30 PM

People coming to work in B.C. under the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program will have better protection against exploitation and abuse as a result of new legislation that has been introduced.


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Mental Health and Addictions

Put self-care at the top of your list this holiday season

Sunday, December 16, 2018 9:00 AM

The end of the year is a joyous time, but for some people it can be difficult.


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Municipal Affairs and Housing

New fund will help communities build cleaner infrastructure

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:30 AM

The Province of B.C. and Government of Canada are investing in locally owned green infrastructure projects that help communities use clean energy and become more energy efficient.


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Public Safety and Solicitor General

Grants awarded to combat gender-based violence

Saturday, December 8, 2018 10:00 AM

Victims of gender-based violence will have additional support, as two organizations in Vancouver receive grants totalling $175,000 to enhance programs.


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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Accessibility grants help break down barriers to inclusion

Monday, December 3, 2018 10:45 AM

Sixteen accessibility projects throughout British Columbia are benefiting from $500,000 in provincial funding that focuses on promoting greater accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities.


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Tourism, Arts and Culture

Medal of Good Citizenship recipients announced

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 11:00 AM

Nineteen British Columbians will be receiving the Province’s Medal of Good Citizenship for their outstanding community service.


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Transportation and Infrastructure

Province launches southern Vancouver Island transportation strategy

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:00 AM

A complete, comprehensive and co-ordinated look into improving traffic flow on southern Vancouver Island is the focus of a new transportation strategy being launched by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. 


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