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Countdown to the 2015 Canada Winter Games


Provincial MLAs and 2015 Canada Winter Games organizers donned scarves as they gathered on the steps of the Legislative Buildings Feb. 12 to celebrate the one-year countdown to the games in Prince George, Feb. 13 – March 1, 2015. Learn more.

Latest MLA News

  • Grants Support Local Food Bank

    MLA Rustad - Burns Lake Food Bank

    BURNS LAKE – The Lakes District Family Enhancement Society in Burns Lake will be receiving $66,300 through the B.C. Government’s Community Gaming Grants Program. These…

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  • Province Boosts Support for Violence Prevention

    PRINCE GEORGE – Four organizations in Prince George are sharing $165,000 in proceeds from the Civil Forfeiture Office to support the prevention of violence against…

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  • Resurfacing Project on Highway 16 to Improve Safety and Traffic Flow

    HOUSTON – Work to resurface approximately 30 kilometres of Highway 16 east of Smithers is scheduled to begin this summer. The $3.6 million contract was…

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  • BC NDP Abandons Rural B.C. over Bill before BC Legislature

    VANDERHOOF – The BC NDP opposed a bill brought forward to the legislature that protects the existing number of northern and rural electoral districts and ensures that British…

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Speech from the Throne


The government’s Speech from the Throne focused on controlling spending and job creation by opening new markets for investment and leveraging B.C.’s strengths from natural resources to technology — all of which will create jobs for British Columbians. Learn more.

Government News Releases

  • Historic farm leased to Scottish cultural group

    The Victoria Highland Games Association will become the new tenant of the historic Craigflower Manor effective April 17, 2014, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today.

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  • Society selected for seniors housing at Little Mountain

    More Than a Roof has been selected to manage and operate a 53-unit rental housing development for low-income independent seniors and people with disabilities at the Little Mountain site in Vancouver.

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  • B.C. gets a taste of Aboriginal social enterprise

    B.C.’s first Aboriginal Social Enterprise Day was celebrated today with the unveiling of a symbolic logo designed by Kwakwaka’wakw artist Andy Everson, grandson of the late Kómoks First Nation Hereditary Chief Andy Frank.

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  • New York comes knocking for B.C. women in technology

    The B.C. Ministry of International Trade is partnering with the BC Innovation Council and the Canadian Consulate (New York) to offer B.C. women in technology the opportunity to access the lucrative New York City market via its Canadian Technology Accelerator program.

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