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B.C.’s fifth consecutive balanced budget delivers the dividend of a strong economy

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:46:00 -0800

British Columbia’s fifth consecutive balanced budget delivers the dividends of a strong and diversified economy and prudent fiscal management by cutting costs for middle-class B.C. families, investing in priority programs and services, and promoting a competitive, job-creating economy.


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Province gives gift of love to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:30:00 -0800

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will begin receiving annual funding to provide pediatric, palliative medical care, and support to children and families in British Columbia.


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Don’t hold the presses! B.C. extends book-publishing tax credit

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:15:00 -0800

Ahead of the provincial budget presentation next week, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced that the Province will be extending the B.C. Book Publishing Tax Credit.


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New tax credit supports search and rescue and firefighter volunteers

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 10:15:00 -0800

The Province intends to introduce a new tax credit for B.C.’s volunteer firefighters and search and rescue volunteers as part of Balanced Budget 2017.


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Fraser Valley B.C. budget telephone town halls rescheduled for Feb. 7

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:47:00 -0800

Finance Minister Michael de Jong has rescheduled the telephone town hall for residents in and around the Fraser Valley for Tues., Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. to get their input on the 2017 provincial budget.


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Government consulting British Columbians on lifecycle of records

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:15:00 -0800

The B.C. government will consult with stakeholders and members of the public on changes to the information schedules that outline the lifecycle of government records.



Island and Coast region residents invited to join B.C. Budget Telephone Town Hall

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:30:00 -0800

Finance Minister Michael de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall for residents in the Vancouver Island/Coastal regions of B.C. on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. to get their input on the 2017 provincial budget.


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Credit unions to keep special tax status one more year

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:15:00 -0800

B.C. credit unions will keep their preferential tax advantage a little longer as the provincial government intends to pause for one year the phase-out of the tax advantage credit unions have enjoyed.



B.C. continues Moody’s Aaa credit rating record

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:12:00 -0800

Moody’s Investors Service has confirmed British Columbia’s Aaa credit rating for the 12th year in a row, as well as a stable outlook, thanks in part to the Province’s track record of prudent fiscal planning and diversified economy leading to economic growth.


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