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Tim Jones Peak commemorates search and rescue leader

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:30:00 -0800

A peak in the North Shore Mountains is being named in honour of a long-time leader of British Columbia’s search and rescue community and commemorates his work as an advocate for backcountry safety.


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Funding promotes buying local in Vancouver

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:45:00 -0800

The bustling city of Vancouver is bringing new, diverse flavours to the agrifood industry every single day, giving British Columbians the opportunity to ignite their taste buds and experience Vancouver’s buffet that’s making it a leader in agrifood innovation.


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More hospice palliative care support for Kamloops

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:45:00 -0800

The Province has provided $123,000 for improved access to hospice palliative care in Kamloops.



Ministry and partners join forces against spruce beetle

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:27:00 -0800

A new strategy highlights how the B.C. government, forest companies and First Nations are working together to mitigate the effects of a spruce beetle outbreak in the Omineca region.



Canada and B.C. invest in health and science centre at Vancouver Island University

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:00 -0800

Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow with a $35.9-million federal-provincial investment in Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) new $39.9-million Health and Science Centre.


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B.C. HOME Partnership program open for applications

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:00 -0800

As of Jan. 16, British Columbians looking to purchase their first home can apply to the B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program, which helps first-time homebuyers create secure and stable futures for their families through home ownership.


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Family Day grants available for local governments

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:00:00 -0800

Communities throughout British Columbia will celebrate the fifth BC Family Day on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.


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Funding supports local Abbotsford companies

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:45:00 -0800

Home to an abundance of locally owned and operated agrifood businesses, British Columbians are treated to diverse, local flavours all year round in Abbotsford. The community produces a delicious array of innovative products for everyone to enjoy.


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Single mother of three takes steps to financial independence

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0800

Since becoming a single parent, Allison has always been determined to go back to school to gain the skills she needs to better support her three kids. Now, thanks to the Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI), their future is shaping up to be an amazing one.


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