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.


Capital Report

  • LNG seminars showcase science


    This week, our government started hosting a series of seven interactive community seminars to help educate people about LNG and the career options and business…

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  • Terry Fox Day in B.C.

    Terry Fox Day

    Our government has proclaimed September 14, 2014 as Terry Fox Day. It is the day that hundreds of thousands around the world gather for the…

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  • India trade mission promotes partnerships, investment, jobs for B.C.


    There are plenty of opportunities for B.C. companies in India. That was the message delegates received loud and clear as Premier Christy Clark wrapped up…

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  • Throne Speech lays foundation for pivotal session


    In her speech from the throne on Monday, Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon set out our government’s intention to pass a comprehensive legislative framework for a…

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Government News

  • Competitiveness: How B.C. businesses can deal with it

    With the global marketplace expanding, attracting business and improving productivity means being competitive. What are some of challenges B.C. businesses face? How can a business compete? Those are a couple of questions that will be asked as part of the Competitiveness BC forums taking place throughout the province.

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  • Thompson River steelhead fishery extended

    The Thompson River steelhead fishery has been extended until Dec. 31, 2014, following confirmation of sufficient returns.

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  • Programs and services for transgender community to be strengthened

    The Ministry of Health, Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health are working together to ensure members of the transgender community have access to a new provincial program that will offer expanded and sustainable services.

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  • No change for Dawson Creek timber supply area cut level

    Effective Oct. 30, 2014, the allowable annual cut for the Dawson Creek timber supply area remains at 1,860,000 cubic metres which was first set in 2003, deputy chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today.

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