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Meeting strengthens India-B.C. partnerships

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:15:00 -0700

Minister of Finance Michael de Jong met with Indian Finance Minister, Minister of Corporate Affairs in the cabinet of India, Arun Jaitley, in New Delhi to discuss ways to continue to strengthen economic ties between India and British Columbia.

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India trade mission highlights B.C. forest products, financial and economic ties

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:45:00 -0700

Finance Minister Michael de Jong is leading an investor tour to India to advance bilateral trade and investment opportunities for B.C. businesses, and to promote the province’s stable economy.

Premier honours outstanding B.C. public service achievements

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700

British Columbia public service employees were recognized for the outstanding work they do on behalf of the Province at the Premier’s annual Innovation and Excellence Awards ceremony.

Finance Minister Michael de Jong’s statement on the passing of Jim Prentice

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0700

Finance Minister Michael de Jong has issued the following statement on the passing of Jim Prentice, former Alberta premier and former federal cabinet minister:

New Real Estate Council appointed to ensure consumer protection

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:00:00 -0700

Government is appointing nine public-interest members to the Real Estate Council of British Columbia, increasing its accountability and objectivity in fulfilling its role of protecting the public interest.

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B.C. confirms support for Canada Pension Plan enhancement

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:45:00 -0700

The Government of British Columbia has confirmed support for the proposed Canada Pension Plan enhancement after considering feedback received through an online consultation during the summer.

Province signs agreement to extend benefits for seasonal firefighters

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:48:00 -0700

The Province and the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to make it easier for seasonal firefighters with the BC Wildfire Service to access health and welfare benefits.

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Updated residential real estate data – June 10 through Aug. 31

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:12:00 -0700

Foreign investment accounted for nearly 6% of the approximately 48,000 residential real estate transactions in British Columbia between June 10 and Aug. 31, 2016, amounting to about 8.8% of the $31 billion in residential property that changed hands, according to the latest real estate transaction data released by the provincial government.

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Province appoints superintendent of Real Estate

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:15:00 -0700

The Province of British Columbia has appointed Micheal Noseworthy as the new superintendent of Real Estate.

Budget 2017 consultations underway

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:35:00 -0700

The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is inviting British Columbians to share their priorities for the next provincial budget with the release of the Budget 2017 Consultation Paper.

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