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

  • Highway 1 and Mountain interchange to benefit from government partnership

    MSB and MD

    Yesterday, North Vancouver-Londale MLA Naomi Yamamoto and North Vancouver MP Andrew Saxton, announced that funding is being set aside to build a new interchange where…

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  • Construction begins on Okanagan innovation centre


    Premier Christy Clark was joined by local technology entrepreneurs last Friday to mark the beginning of construction on the much-anticipated Okanagan Centre for Innovation, a…

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  • 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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Government News

  • New operator for Craigflower Schoolhouse announced

    The Hallmark Heritage Society becomes the new tenant of the historic Craigflower Schoolhouse effective March 1, 2015, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister, Steve Thomson, announced today.

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  • Province, Nisga’a agreement supports LNG development

    The Nisga’a Nation is embracing an historic opportunity to actively participate in B.C.’s liquefied natural gas sector by signing an agreement that will guarantee the Nation benefits from development of the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Pipeline (PRGT) project on Nisga’a Lands and in the Nass area.

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  • Lake Babine Nation benefits from biomass jobs partnership

    Eight local people are getting work experience in forestry practices and the Lake Babine Nation is taking another step toward energy self-sufficiency, thanks to a partnership with the Government of B.C. worth more than $110,000 in funding.

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  • Health Minister's statement on National Addictions Awareness Week

    In recognition of National Addictions Awareness Week, November 17 to 21, Health Minister Terry Lake issued the following statement today:

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