Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for TransLink, issued the following statement on the Mayors’ Council vote to adopt the 2017 Investment Plan: Phase One of the 10-Year Vision:
Hockey Canada, on behalf of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has announced the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship will return to British Columbia. The Site Selection Committee awarded the tournament to the Province of B.C. and BC Hockey in a live press conference from Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
The B.C. government has awarded the Indus Media Foundation a one-time grant of $248,500 to share South Asian heritage through exhibition displays and learning tools intended for B.C. schools and community spaces. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, along with Amrik Virk, MLA for Surrey-Tynehead, addressed Surrey high school students and community members at Simon Fraser University.
Revamped and improved guidelines are now available to support not-for-profit organizations when applying for funding through the B.C. government’s Community Gaming Grants program.
Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, has issued the following statement in response to the release of the audit report on the Community Gaming Grants program by the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia:
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