Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism, issued this statement:
Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.
British Columbia’s Export Navigator pilot project is expanding, bringing help to export-ready small- and medium-sized businesses in the Pacific Northwest and Kootenay Boundary regions, thanks to $250,000 committed under the Rural Economic Development Strategy.
Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, will travel to Japan and South Korea March 16-22, 2019, to strengthen trade and investment ties, and to expand economic opportunities for businesses in B.C.
Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.
The B.C. government is seeking input from stakeholders across the province to help inform B.C.’s position and priorities at the upcoming North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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