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Latest MLA News

  • Resurfacing projects coming to region

    BURNS LAKE – Resurfacing is set to begin on Highway 16 and Highway 37A thanks to a $7.7 million investment from the B.C. government. One…

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  • Upgrades coming to Vanderhoof Airport

    Vhoof Airport

    VANDERHOOF – Vanderhoof Airport will be receiving a grant of $21,225 to fund upgrades under the B.C. Air Access program announced Nechako Lakes MLA John…

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  • Search and rescue funding for Northwest and Northern B.C.

    TERRACE – Eight regional search and rescue societies are receiving a combined $355,422 in funding from the B.C. government. Organizations receiving funding: Terrace Search and…

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  • Improvements coming to Mapes Road intersection

    VANDERHOOF – Construction is set to begin on intersection improvements at Highway 16 and Mapes Road thanks to a $3.26 million contract from the B.C….

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Speech from the Throne

Throne 2015

The government’s Speech From the Throne outlined B.C.’s agenda to create jobs and opportunity throughout British Columbia – growing a diverse economy to fund vital public services. Learn more.

Government News Releases

  • B.C. reinstates civil hearing day fees

    Effective Aug. 1, 2016, the B.C. government is reinstating hearing fees for civil cases before the B.C. Supreme Court. The Supreme Court Civil Rules have been amended to provide justices of the Supreme Court with the discretion to exempt parties from paying the fees, if the fees would cause an undue hardship. This amendment ensures that the hearing day fees for civil cases protect constitutional rights. At this time, hearing day fees will not be charged for family cases before the B.C.

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  • Increasing the flow of wine among Québec, Ontario and British Columbia

    The governments of Québec, Ontario and British Columbia will work together to ensure consumers have greater choice, convenience and expanded access to wines produced in their provinces.

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  • BC Coroners Service confirms identity of motor vehicle incident victim

    The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died in a motorcycle incident in Dawson Creek on July 20, 2016.

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  • British Columbia grounds hunting drones

    The Province has strengthened regulations to ensure that hunters do not use flying drones to help them track wildlife, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced.

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