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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:32:06 GMTVANCOUVER – The WorkBC Employer’s Tool Kit and two online tools will engage B.C. employers, providing them with a suite of materials on how and where they can find, attract and retain the workers they need, Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen announced.
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:17:28 GMTVICTORIA – The results of the new Interim Report on Aboriginal Trades and Apprenticeship and the formation of a new advisory committee will help guide the development of the Industry Training Authority’s (ITA) overarching Aboriginal Strategy, announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen and ITA CEO Kevin Evans.
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:02:05 GMTVANCOUVER – Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for internal trade held their annual meeting, chaired by Colin Hansen, British Columbia’s Minister of Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Asia-Pacific Initiative and the Olympics.
Thu, 29 May 2008 19:02:14 GMTVICTORIA – The Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors (ABCLS) and the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association (ALSA) have signed a mutual recognition agreement to comply with the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) between British Columbia and Alberta, Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen said.
Thu, 08 May 2008 16:02:23 GMTVICTORIA – The number of total major projects in B.C. has increased for the nineteenth straight quarter, said Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen with the release of the Major Projects Inventory first quarter results.
Tue, 06 May 2008 18:02:17 GMTVICTORIA – Two directors have been appointed and two more have been reappointed to the Northern Development Initiative Trust, announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen.
Mon, 05 May 2008 16:02:21 GMTVICTORIA – With almost 40,000 registered apprentices and youth participants in British Columbia as of March 31, the Industry Training Authority (ITA) has successfully exceeded its service plan targets for the fourth straight fiscal year, announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen.
Fri, 02 May 2008 19:22:18 GMTVANCOUVER – Since its creation one year ago, the Province’s WorkBC Action Plan has achieved considerable success in providing both short- and long-term solutions to the labour and skills shortage challenges in B.C., announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 16:46:06 GMTVANCOUVER – Public consultation will substantially shape development of Robson Square, the Province’s flagship building in Vancouver and future home to the Asia-Pacific Centre, said Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 15:56:34 GMTVANCOUVER – The Province has launched the $90-million BC Renaissance Capital Fund (BCRCF), and secured six top-tier institutional venture capital fund managers to help attract market expertise and venture capital investment to B.C., announced Colin Hansen, Minister of Economic Development.
Thu, 17 Apr 2008 21:06:20 GMTVICTORIA – Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen introduced legislation to implement the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) between British Columbia and Alberta.
Wed, 16 Apr 2008 15:52:16 GMTVICTORIA – The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) has exceeded its 2007/08 target of attracting 1,730 skilled workers and entrepreneurs to B.C., announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen.
Tue, 08 Apr 2008 20:02:45 GMTVICTORIA – The Industry Training Authority (ITA) has awarded $1.4 million to help increase Aboriginal and youth participation in industry training and apprenticeship programs, announced Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen and ITA CEO Kevin Evans.
Wed, 02 Apr 2008 19:28:05 GMTVICTORIA – The Province has reappointed six members and appointed one new member to sit on the board of the Columbia Basin Trust.
Wed, 02 Apr 2008 17:38:42 GMTVICTORIA – New figures from Statistics Canada show British Columbia led all provinces in interprovincial migration in 2007, attracting nearly 13,400 people, a 31 per cent increase over 2006.
Fri, 28 Mar 2008 21:46:18 GMTVANCOUVER – Economic Development Minster Colin Hansen presented Simon Fraser University with a $13.3-million cheque today, part of a $49.5-million investment by the Province in the School for Contemporary Arts.