Landmark changes give the B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) the strongest powers across Canada to protect people and punish fraudsters, contributing to a fair capital market and a resilient, sustainable economy that works for everyone.
The Province’s first quarterly results confirm B.C. is on solid footing, thanks to careful planning and strong budget management that is delivering the services people count on, making life more affordable for people and building a sustainable economy.
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has affirmed British Columbia’s ‘AAA’ long-term rating, reflecting the province's stable economic outlook and government’s responsible fiscal management.
Twenty-five K-12 support staff agreements have been ratified by local unions, school districts and the BC Public School Employers’ Association board of directors under government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate.
The Province is taking the next step in its fight against money laundering and tax evasion by requiring private B.C. businesses to keep transparency records of beneficial owners.
Significant updates to the Financial Institutions Act and Credit Union Incorporation Act will make B.C.’s regulatory framework more efficient and modern, while better protecting the financial interests of British Columbians.
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