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Office of the Premier

New funding provides students opportunities to train for STEM careers

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:45 AM

Students with a passion for robotics will now have more opportunities to develop their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and explore career opportunities, thanks to a one-time $250,000 provincial government grant provided to First Robotics BC.


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Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat

British Columbians benefit from increased access to French resources in libraries

Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:00 AM

More people throughout British Columbia will benefit from increased access to French public library e-books and audiobooks, helping meet the growing demand for French-language materials.


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Advanced Education, Skills and Training

Students gear up for clean tech futures with new SFU facility

Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:45 AM

In September 2019, Simon Fraser University (SFU) students will be able to train, for the first time, in new state-of-the-art facilities for sustainable energy engineering, a program unique to Western Canada.


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Agriculture

Recognizing the sector that puts B.C. beef on people's plates

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 12:15 PM

The mouth-watering smell of barbecued beef was in the air outside the Parliament Buildings as the B.C. government and industry celebrated B.C. Beef Day.


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Attorney General

Government to hold public inquiry into money laundering

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:43 AM

The Province will hold a public inquiry into money laundering that has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the overdose crisis and driven up housing prices.


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Children and Family Development

Shuswap families get new child care spaces

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:15 AM

Parents in the Shuswap region have more options for child care with the addition of 19 new licensed child care spaces in the area, including the first licensed family child care centre in Sicamous.


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Citizens' Services

High-speed internet creating new local business opportunities

Friday, April 26, 2019 1:45 PM

High-speed internet access helps B.C.’s local businesses grow into new markets, cut operating costs and reduce their environmental impacts by using technology.


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Education

New funding provides students opportunities to train for STEM careers

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:45 AM

Students with a passion for robotics will now have more opportunities to develop their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and explore career opportunities, thanks to a one-time $250,000 provincial government grant provided to First Robotics BC.


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Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

CleanBC efficiency rebates make saving energy more affordable

Friday, April 26, 2019 10:15 AM

British Columbians making energy-saving improvements to their homes can save thousands of dollars with new CleanBC efficiency rebates.


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Environment and Climate Change Strategy

May long weekend will be busy in BC Parks

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:30 PM

People enjoying provincial parks and campgrounds over the Victoria Day long weekend are encouraged to be safe, have fun and allow everyone to benefit from everything BC Parks have to offer.


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Finance

Government to hold public inquiry into money laundering

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:43 AM

The Province will hold a public inquiry into money laundering that has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the overdose crisis and driven up housing prices.


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Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

B.C. government gets ready for 2019 wildfire season

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:30 AM

In the wake of two of the worst wildfire seasons on record, the British Columbia government is stepping up with more fire prevention strategies, programs and funding to help keep British Columbians and their communities safe this summer.


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Health

One month in: Update on measles immunization catch-up program

Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:45 AM

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, has provided an update on the measles immunization catch-up program that was launched April 1, 2019.


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Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

B.C. First Nations, Province partner in historic revenue-sharing agreement

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 2:00 PM

As part of Budget 2019, First Nations in British Columbia will have a stable, long-term source of funding to invest in their communities’ priorities, through a historic revenue-sharing agreement between the Province and the First Nations Leadership Council.


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Jobs, Trade and Technology

Export Navigator pilot expanded to support regional exporters

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 11:15 AM

To help more rural business owners in B.C. get their goods to international and interprovincial markets, the Export Navigator initiative will be expanded to offer specialized support for businesses owned by Indigenous peoples, women and youth.


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Labour

Supporting the unsung heroes of health care

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:15 PM

Health care aides, hospital cooks, cleaners and the thousands of people who work behind the scenes to support patient care in B.C.’s health care facilities are being better supported and protected by recent regulatory changes.


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Mental Health and Addictions

More parents, kids to get help from free mental health service

Friday, March 29, 2019 10:15 AM

Parents and caregivers in B.C. whose children have anxiety impacting their development and day-to-day happiness at home, school and in the community will soon have access to a new, free intervention program.


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Municipal Affairs and Housing

More than 20,000 new homes underway for people throughout B.C.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:15 AM

Partnerships with organizations like the Union Gospel Mission, which is breaking ground on new housing for women and children, are behind the success of the more than 20,000 new homes complete or underway in nearly 80 communities throughout the province.


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Public Safety and Solicitor General

Fans win, scalpers lose with ticket buying law changes

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:16 AM

By eliminating ticket bots and mass-buying software, new ticket buying laws will provide more consumer protections and fairer processes for people for when they buy tickets for events, online or at the ticket booth.


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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

New funding will support food security programs throughout B.C.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:45 PM

With a $3-million grant from the B.C. government, the Victoria Foundation will improve access to fresh, nutritious, affordable food for thousands of people who regularly experience food insecurity.


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Tourism, Arts and Culture

People and communities get inspired, connected through the arts

Monday, April 29, 2019 12:15 PM

More people will have the opportunity to enjoy B.C.’s community festivals and visual artists, thanks to an increase in BC Arts Council grants.


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Transportation and Infrastructure

Major Trans-Canada improvements to boost trade and support safe efficient travels in and around Langley

Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:15 PM

Investing in transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, helping businesses compete and creating a strong economy and middle class.


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