The Justice Institute of British Columbia will develop and deliver a new training program for community care licensing officers to support and improve monitoring of private and public community care facilities throughout British Columbia.
The 900 people living in the Lil'wat Nation subdivision of Xet'olacw, near Mount Currie, can finally pull the plug on their old dial-up Internet service now that high-speed broadband has finally reached the community.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal was presented to Dr. Ruth Williams, CEO of the All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO), in recognition of her exceptional achievements and distinguished service to her fellow citizens.
A just-signed $22.8-million project agreement between the Ministry of Education and the Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (CSF) lays the groundwork for a replacement for École des Pionniers in Port Coquitlam.
For the second year in a row, the gravel access road from Highway 14 to the parking lot at the Sombrio Beach trailhead will be temporarily closed to help prevent unauthorized activities, like large parties and vandalism, over the Victoria Day long weekend. long weekend.
The Victoria Day long weekend is a busy one for Discover Camping, the Province's camping reservation system, but many BC Parks still offer first-come, first-served campsites for visitors without reservations.
It is anticipated that the heavy rainfall experienced over the past 48 hours will cause the streamflow in creeks and rivers feeding Nicola Lake to increase and remain high for at least another two weeks.
Natural resource officers from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations joined forces with Ministry of Environment conservation officers and the RCMP to patrol recreation sites in the Campbell River area over the weekend.
The B.C. government is enhancing its support for francophone families with additional resources in French. Education Minister Don McRae, Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid and Justice Minister and Attorney General Shirley Bond shared the good news with students and stakeholders at the B.C. Parliament Buildings today.
On Feb. 28, 2013, Premier Christy Clark asked John Dyble, Deputy Minister to the Premier, Cabinet Secretary and head of the BC Public Service, to conduct a review of the draft Multicultural Strategic Outreach Plan to ensure that no government resources were inappropriately used, nor violations of the Public Service Act (Public Service Standards of Conduct) committed.
In September 2012, the government launched a Skills and Training Plan to expand and align skills training programs with economic opportunities throughout the province to ensure British Columbia has a workforce with the right skills, in the right places, at the right times.
Government has invested $100,000 in a Labour Market Partnerships Program agreement with the Automobile Retailers Association (ARA) and its automotive industry partners to undertake labour market research to identify the future labour needs of the sector.
British Columbians are benefitting from a better understanding of local labour market circumstances as well as training and relevant work experience thanks to $1.3 million in funding for community-driven projects
The two finishing touches on the new Port Mann Bridge - a 1964 commemorative plaque from the original bridge and a new plaque to mark the opening of the new crossing - were unveiled in a ceremony on the old bridge.