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Premier John Horgan’s statement on the start of Chanukah

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in celebration of the start of Chanukah:



Government will complete Site C construction, will not burden taxpayers or BC Hydro customers with previous government’s debt

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:30:00 -0800

The British Columbia government will complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam, saying that to do otherwise would put British Columbians on the hook for an immediate and unavoidable $4-billion bill – with nothing in return – resulting in rate hikes or reduced funds for schools, hospitals and important infrastructure.


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Statement from Premier Horgan on Human Rights Day

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark the United Nations' Human Rights Day on Sunday, Dec. 10:



Softwood lumber duties confirmed

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:15:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. International Trade Commission’s finding of “material injury” on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the United States.  



Premier announces new school and more classrooms for Surrey students

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:15:00 -0800

Nearly 1,000 students in Surrey’s Grandview Heights area will enjoy brand-new classrooms in the near future, Premier John Horgan announced today.  


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Statement from Premier Horgan on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women:



Independent experts appointed to review 2017 wildfire and flooding events

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:15:00 -0800

The B.C. government has launched an independent review of this year’s unprecedented wildfire and spring flooding seasons, Premier John Horgan announced today.


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Province stepping up support for women and children affected by violence

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:00 -0800

Community organizations working to prevent and respond to violence against women and children will receive immediate one-time funding of $5 million to help reduce waitlists and better meet demand for vital services such as counselling, outreach and crisis support.


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B.C.'s highest honour recognizes 16 outstanding citizens

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:05:00 -0800

Sixteen exceptional civic leaders will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province's highest form of recognition, Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon, chancellor of the Order, announced today.



Statement from Premier John Horgan on World AIDS Day

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:45:00 -0800

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, 2017: