The John Horgan government is taking swift action to reduce poverty in British Columbia by lifting income assistance and disability assistance by $100 a month.
The British Columbia government is eliminating tuition fees on Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Learning (ELL) programs, opening the door for tens of thousands of people to upgrade their education and skills every year.
To make commercial lending more viable for credit unions, Finance Minister Carole James has announced a reduction in the amount of capital a British Columbia-incorporated credit union must hold in relation to commercial loans and leases.
Finance Minister Carole James has issued the following statement about the 2022 Commonwealth Games bid:
Finance Minister Carole James released the 2016-17 Public Accounts showing the Province’s financial picture as of March 31, 2017.
British Columbia’s 10th annual disclosure of detailed information on total compensation for senior public sector executives demonstrates continued stability, delivering value for taxpayers.
The British Columbia government invested an additional $1.9 billion in priority programs and services in 2016-17 compared to the previous year, making record investments in areas including housing, health and education.
Fitch has confirmed British Columbia’s AAA credit rating with a stable outlook, due to the Province’s steady economic growth, commitment to fiscal balance and manageable debt burden, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today.
Standard and Poor’s Investors Service has confirmed British Columbia’s AAA credit rating with a stable outlook, reflecting the Province's very strong financial management, economy, and budgetary flexibility.
Small and medium-sized B.C. businesses looking to expand their export capacity and access new markets will soon benefit from a new partnership between the Province and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS) has confirmed British Columbia’s AA (high) credit rating, thanks to the Province’s strong fiscal discipline and stable economic growth.
In honour of the Canadians and British Columbians involved in the victory at Vimy Ridge in 1917, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced that the Province will contribute $350,000 to the Vimy Foundation to support the creation of a Centennial Park at the site of the battle.
Workers coming to B.C. through the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) can now be exempt from the additional property transfer tax on foreign buyers, helping ensure B.C. continues to attract highly skilled workers and entrepreneurs across all sectors of the province’s diverse economy, including the growing tech sector.
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