Last Saturday, Premier Christy Clark and tens of thousands of people took time to enjoy the annual Vaisakhi parade in Vancouver - and for good reason. This special day celebrates the beginning of the Nanakshahi calendar year, which usually occurs on April 13 and April 14 once every 36 years. read more
Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) has the legal regulatory mandate and authority to ensure the overall integrity of gaming. It takes notifications of suspicious currency transactions seriously. read more
As the Province helps the Portland Hotel Society to restructure, I feel it is important to remind British Columbians that close to 50 other agencies deliver a wide range of programs and services to some of society's poorest, most troubled individuals on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES).
Just two weeks ago, our government announced a preliminary framework for liquor sales in B.C. grocery stores - a framework based on promoting B.C. products, supporting jobs and economic growth and safeguarding health and public safety. read more
Most people experience their government via the services they depend on: schools, highways, and hospitals. For the most part, these services are free - and very expensive to maintain, much less make new investments in. read more
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.