Fall 2014 Speech From The Throne

The third session of the fortieth parliament of the Province of British Columbia was opened on October 6, 2014 with the Speech from the Throne. Delivered by Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon, it lays out the government’s priorities for the fall session. This Throne Speech focused on leadership, as we move forward on a comprehensive tax framework for B.C.’s growing LNG industry.


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  • Data Privacy Day: Do you know what your apps are doing?

    In recognition of Data Privacy Day tomorrow, Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Minister Amrik Virk encourages British Columbians to protect their privacy online by “clicking carefully” and ensuring that any applications or “apps” are not accessing any unnecessary personal data.

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  • BC Coroners Service announces revised plans for inquests into mill-explosion deaths

    The BC Coroners Service has announced revisions to its plans for inquests into the deaths of four workers who died in two sawmill explosions in 2012.

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  • United in support for B.C.’s construction industry

    The Government of British Columbia and the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) are united in their commitment to stand up for B.C. and support competitiveness.

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  • New trades equipment gives NLC students hands-on experience

    As part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, Northern Lights College will receive $350,274 to purchase new trades training equipment to support students who are entering in-demand occupations that are critical to the economy.

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