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Work experience project wraps up as seed farm opens in Cowichan Valley

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:05:00 -0700

A first-of-its-kind incubator seed farm created with the help of a government-funded Job Creation Partnership officially opened today in Duncan.

Almost four million international visitors to B.C. in 2016

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0700

The August international visitor numbers are in and they are proof that this past summer has been an exceptional time of growth for tourism in British Columbia.

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Statement on appointments to the B.C. Supreme Court

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0700

Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton has released the following statement:

$1.5 million to preserve Manor House, infrastructure at Fintry Provincial Park

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 -0700

The Fintry Manor House, which is a key part of the unique history of the heritage site at Fintry Provincial Park and Protected Area, is being preserved for future generations, thanks to a boost of more than $1.5 million by the Province.

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B.C. launches $100M tech fund and announces first investment

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 -0700

The B.C. government’s $100-million BC Tech Fund, a key part of the #BCTECH Strategy, launched with the announcement of a fund manager and an initial investment in a B.C. technology company.

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Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure renewal at Langara College

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0700

Students, faculty and staff at Langara College will benefit from a $1.58-million investment that will improve the environmental sustainability of the campus and enhance learning conditions.

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Resurfacing on Trans-Canada near Hope completed

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:00:00 -0700

Work to resurface of a portion of Highway 1 through the Dogwood Valley near Hope has been completed.

Completed correctional centre locks up safety and jobs

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:30:00 -0700

The on-time, on-budget completion of the new $200-million Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) puts a lock on more options to safely house inmates throughout British Columbia – and adds 300 jobs in the South Okanagan for correctional officers and support staff.

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Cloverdale students get new trades equipment at KPU

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:15:00 -0700

Students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will benefit from $187,000 in funding toward the purchase of trades equipment, such as a hydraulic trainer for the millwright and automotive programs.

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Important upgrades coming to BC Transit facility in Whistler

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:15:00 -0700

Investing in public transit creates connected, sustainable communities and provides a better quality of life for the middle class.

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