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Moody’s confirms B.C.’s Aaa long-term credit rating

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:30:00 -0800

Moody’s has confirmed British Columbia’s Aaa long-term credit rating, citing the province’s strong economy, and the provincial government’s prudent fiscal management and budgeting safeguards, Finance Minister Carole James said.

Find Your Fit tour reaches Trail to inspire future career choices

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:45:00 -0800

The Find Your Fit tour stop in Trail is a great opportunity for students to get valuable hands-on experience with helpful career-planning tools.

Applications for Hosting BC sports event grants now open

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:00:00 -0800

Communities and organizations interested in hosting sporting events in 2018 can now apply for funding through the Hosting BC grant program.

Province invests in B.C. community organizations to challenge racism

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:15:00 -0800

People throughout British Columbia will be better equipped to challenge racism, hate and discrimination in their communities as a result of funding to 32 community organizations, announced today by Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism.

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B.C. Poverty Reduction Strategy community meeting coming to Richmond

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0800

A community meeting for B.C.’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will take place in Richmond on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.

Rural and remote communities in coastal British Columbia will benefit from faster internet

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:27:00 -0800

Through a combined investment of $45.4 million, the Government of Canada, in partnership with the Government of British Columbia, is bringing new or improved high-speed internet to 154 rural and remote communities, enabling residents to get online.

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Public information session scheduled for Haney Bypass intersection improvements

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:30:00 -0800

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is looking for the public’s feedback on an upcoming project designed to reduce congestion and improve safety along the Haney Bypass in Maple Ridge.

Province bringing new homes and new jobs to Kamloops

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:45:00 -0800

People in Kamloops will benefit from a partnership between the Province and the City of Kamloops that will deliver more than 100 new homes with 24/7 support, helping those most in need, creating jobs and boosting the local economy.

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Mediators appointed for Island Health’s IHealth system

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:15:00 -0800

Health Minister Adrian Dix has announced the appointment of two mediators, Jane Morley and Jean Greatbatch, to help address the recommendations in the IHealth report as they relate to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

Premier John Horgan calls byelection for Kelowna West

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:55:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan has called a byelection for the Kelowna West electoral district for Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.