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Diverse membership of Premier’s Technology Council drives talent and innovation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0800

Nine new members have been appointed to the Premier’s Technology Council (PTC), joining six reappointed members with a strong and revitalized mandate to help drive the adoption and growth of technology in B.C.  



British Columbia to host the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:10:00 -0800

Hockey Canada, on behalf of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), has announced the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship will return to British Columbia. The Site Selection Committee awarded the tournament to the Province of B.C. and BC Hockey in a live press conference from Rogers Arena in Vancouver.


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Premier’s statement on pipeline decisions

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:25:00 -0800

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the federal government’s pipeline decisions:


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BC Parks Future Strategy to feature stronger conservation, more campsites

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:41:00 -0800

The Province will build on its world-renowned provincial parks system by hiring more park rangers to enhance conservation, improving services for persons with disabilities and launching a new BC Parks Foundation so community groups, businesses and individuals can come together and have a voice in BC Parks priorities.


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Province details half-a-billion dollars in affordable housing

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:59:00 -0800

B.C.’s strong economy means British Columbian families in need of affordable rental housing will soon have access to close to 2,900 new units of housing, thanks to the B.C. government’s funding commitment of $516 million toward the 68 projects announced.


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Premier Clark's statement on the death of John Nuraney

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:55:00 -0800

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of former MLA John Nuraney:



Premier’s statement on the conclusion of COP22 meeting

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:00:00 -0800

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Washington Governor Jay Inslee today issued the following statement on the final day of the United Nations Climate Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22):



Manitoba joins New West Partnership Trade Agreement

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:00:00 -0800

Premiers of Canada's four western provinces announced that Manitoba has joined the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, strengthening and expanding Canada’s largest, barrier-free interprovincial market.



Great Bear Rainforest receives prestigious recognition by The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Initiative

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:31:00 -0800

The Great Bear Rainforest was the largest forest conservation project showcased at a special ceremony by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace under The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Initiative.


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Premier’s statement on Guru Nanak Gurpurab

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:00:00 -0800

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh religion: