The B.C. government recognizes the importance of the ferry service between Port Hardy and Bella Coola, and we are committed to working with the tourism industry to ensure the long-term success of the Discovery Coast Circle Tour.
The B.C. government is committed to a second consecutive balanced budget, as well as making the difficult decisions now to help ensure the long-term affordability and sustainability of our coastal ferry service.
There is much discussion about the ferry component of the Discovery Coast Circle Tour and we would like to lay out clearly for the people of British Columbia, especially those living in our coastal communities, how much our government values the tourism industry and the opportunities that lie ahead. read more
Class composition refers to the assignment of students to the right classroom in a way that recognizes their needs as individuals with unique abilities, challenges and aptitudes. Decisions on class composition are made by principals in consultation with teachers. read more
Government funding to school districts remains at record levels. The Ministry of Education is providing $4.7 billion to districts in operating grants in 2014-15, an increase of 27 per cent compared to the $3.7 billion in operating grants provided in 2000-01. read more
British Columbia is a natural gateway to Asia for trade and investment. Our province's ports are closer than are any in the U.S., and our competitive business environment, diverse and skilled workforce and quality of life makes B.C. an ideal place to do business. read more
On Tuesday, I stood in the legislature to acknowledge the great work during the past few months to determine the best path forward as we address historical wrongs by past B.C. governments against the Chinese community. read more