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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  • BC Coroners Service statistics on domestic violence homicides

    The BC Coroners Service has made public a report examining the number of homicides resulting from intimate partner violence (IPV) over the past decade.

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  • New fibre, cell connections all part of connectivity plan

    Thanks to expanded cell phone coverage and high-speed Internet more B.C. families will be connected this year. New programs, expanded fibre optic networks and ongoing community and school connection upgrades means families making memories or tracking Santa via the Internet and mobile devices this holiday season will be easier than ever in 2014.

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  • BC Coroners Service identifies snowmobile incident victims

    The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man and woman who died after a snowmobile incident near Nakusp on Dec. 14, 2014.

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  • B.C. wine to line grocery shelves in spring 2015

    Grocery stores will be able to stock 100% B.C. wine on their shelves as early as April 1, 2015, creating new opportunities for B.C. wineries, supporting B.C.’s home-grown economy and addressing calls for added convenience from consumers.

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