The Upper Similkameen and Lower Similkameen Indian Bands will be better able to pursue activities that enhance governance, and the social, economic and cultural well-being of their members, thanks to mine-revenue sharing from an Economic and Community Development Agreement (ECDA) for the Copper Mountain Mine, located southwest of Princeton.
Eight Nlaka'pamux Bands will be better able to support the well-being of their communities and members thanks to investment in a legacy trust of more than $7 million from a revenue-sharing agreement with British Columbia from the expansion of the Highland Valley Copper (HVC) mine.
A new ventilation system at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is reducing energy consumption and lowering greenhouse gas emissions as students train for a career in the welding industry.
Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk participated in a roundtable discussion with the Campbell River & District Chamber of Commerce following a visit to North Island College campuses in Campbell River and Comox.
Commercial truck and transport mechanic apprentices at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) will have more training under their belts when they first enter the workplace thanks to an innovative apprenticeship pilot.
The BC Greenhouse Growers' Association is receiving $100,000 in Buy Local program funding to help British Columbians identify local, greenhouse-grown cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, lettuce and eggplants and the benefits of supporting B.C. growers.
British Columbia's budding artists now will have more opportunities to attend professional arts performances, be mentored by artists and gain work experience thanks to new government-funded BC Arts Council programs.
Fifteen-year-old students in B.C. are once again among the best in the world at math, science and reading, according to a major international assessment released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review announced a 10 year plan that will keep electricity rates as low as possible while BC Hydro makes investments in aging infrastructure and new power projects to support British Columbia's growing population and economy.
Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review today announced a 10 year plan that will keep electricity rates as low as possible while BC Hydro makes investments in aging assets and new infrastructure to support British Columbia's growing population and economy.
Families visiting Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, home to one of the largest sockeye salmon runs in North America, will notice something else this year as construction begins on a multi-year project to enhance visitor experiences.
The Province has awarded a replaceable forest licence to Westbank First Nation, a move that will enhance economic and employment opportunities in the area, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced today at a signing ceremony in Westbank.
After a series of consultations with small businesses throughout B.C., there is now a clearer picture of what government can do to make it easier for small businesses to compete for and win government contracts.
British Columbians and the Province have come together to raise $3.67 million to support the survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the terrible storm that devastated parts of the Central Philippines in early November and people are encouraged to continue to give.
Following on the success from last year's event, Premier Christy Clark announced British Columbia will once again host an international conference in 2014 on B.C.'s emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Students around the province are celebrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day 2013 as teachers demonstrate the power of location using digital mapping, geographical data and applications and other innovative technologies in use by British Columbians.
Today the government of B.C. will distribute approximately $18.2 million in compensation for municipal property taxes to 63 communities throughout the province. This years' compensation represents an increase of $1.3 million over last year's payments.