Spring 2015 Speech from the Throne

The fourth session of the 40th Parliament opened this week— kicked off with the Throne Speech delivered by Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. She outlined the government’s agenda to create jobs and opportunity throughout B.C., growing a diverse economy to fund vital public services. In the session ahead, government will continue to build on its progress implementing the BC Jobs Plan—which has seen more than 70,000 new jobs created since 2011.


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  • BC Coroners Service seeks public assistance with identification

    The BC Coroners Service, assisted by Squamish Search and Rescue and Squamish RCMP, is seeking the public’s help in recovering some skeletal remains from the Stwamus Chief near Squamish.

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  • B.C.’s parks and protected areas system continues to grow

    Environment Minister Mary Polak introduced legislation today that, if passed, will add more than 1,500 hectares to B.C.’s protected areas system, one of the largest in North America. 

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  • B.C. showcases tech talent at Game Developers Conference

    British Columbia’s video game and interactive technology sectors are taking their skills to the next level at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) that opens today in San Francisco.

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  • First-ever Canada Winter Games in B.C. concludes

    The 2015 Canada Winter Games drew to a close yesterday after two successful weeks of competition. It was a landmark event for the province – the largest multisport and cultural event ever held in northern B.C. and the first ever Canada Winter Games to take place in British Columbia.

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