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

  • New child care spaces coming to B.C. families

    SC daycare

    This week, our government announced that families in 28 communities throughout B.C. will benefit from 1,006 new licensed child-care spaces.

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  • 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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Government News

  • BC Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased male

    The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died while in custody at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre on Nov. 10, 2014.

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  • New president of BC Federation of Labour

    Statement by Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour

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  • PSEA reaches template agreement with BCGEU and CUPE

    The Post-Secondary Employers’ Association (PSEA) has reached a template agreement at the support staff multi-employer table (MET) under the Economic Stability Mandate.

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  • Lhtako Dene Nation and CNC gearing up for trades jobs

    Twelve Aboriginal learners in the Quesnel area are brushing up on their skills as they prepare to enter the trades with support from a community-based education and training partnership between the College of New Caledonia and the Lhtako Dene Nation.

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