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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  • Celebrate BC Bioenergy Day today

    In recognition of BC Bioenergy Day, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Minister, Steve Thomson issued the following statement:

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  • Government supports We Day

    As more than 20,000 students came together at Rogers Arena to celebrate We Day Vancouver, the B.C. government has announced it is again providing $100,000 to encourage students to embrace global awareness.

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  • Premier’s statement on Diwali

    Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement marking Diwali:

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  • LNG Income Tax ensures fair returns for British Columbians, certainty for industry

    A comprehensive and competitive income tax applicable to the LNG industry gives proponents the certainty they need to make investment decisions while ensuring British Columbians receive the revenues they deserve from this new industry, Finance Minister Michael de Jong said with the introduction of Bill 6, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act in the B.C. legislature today.

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