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EAT DRINK LOCAL served at B.C. restaurants soon

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:45:00 -0700

Diners at B.C. restaurants are in for a local treat in 2017 – a month-long celebration of B.C. food and beverages from land and sea, as part of the EAT DRINK LOCAL campaign designed by the B.C. Restaurant and Food Services Association (BCRFA).

Working to market Lumby through social media

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:30:00 -0700

A government-funded work experience project will help put Lumby on the map through social media.

Working to expand manufacturing in the Kootenays

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:00:00 -0700

The Province and the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to find new ways to expand the manufacturing industry in the Kootenays.

Over 1,000 applications received for BC HOME Partnership

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:30:00 -0700

More than 1,000 British Columbians looking to purchase their first home have applied to the BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program.

Boost for BMO Vancouver Marathon

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:15:00 -0700

The Province is investing $125,000 in the BMO Vancouver Marathon to help welcome approximately 17,500 runners and their supporters to Vancouver, announced MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview, Suzanne Anton on behalf of Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour.

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Resolving small claims disputes in B.C. just got easier

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:27:00 -0700

Beginning June 1, British Columbians will benefit from innovative changes by the Province when the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) begins resolving disputes up to $5,000 – combined with an increase to $35,000 in Provincial Court’s jurisdiction for small claims cases.

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Next step for Langley Memorial Hospital emergency department expansion

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:45:00 -0700

Health care in the Langley region is getting a boost with the Province approving the business plan for the expansion of Langley Memorial Hospital’s emergency department.

B.C. seafood industry reels in funding

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:00 -0700

The province’s seafood sector is providing British Columbians with wild and farm-raised fresh seafood, with flavours unique to the west coast and known all over the world.

Province providing $750,000 to improve affordability in Surrey

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:07:00 -0700

The Province is helping a non-profit society improve the affordability of their Surrey housing development by providing $75,000 per year over a 10-year period.

Contract awarded for Bunce to Blackwater four-laning project

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:55:00 -0700

A $15.6-million contract has been awarded to IDL Projects Inc. to four-lane Highway 16 from Bunce to Blackwater, creating more than 70 jobs over the life of the project, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond and MLA for Prince George-Mackenzie Mike Morris on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone.

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