The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour for British Columbia, announced that employers in British Columbia can now apply for the Canada Job Grant, an innovative, employer-driven approach to help Canadians gain the skills they need for available jobs.
The Province has tabled amendments to the Mines Act, to ensure there is more time available, if required, to conduct thorough investigations into offences under the act and for a decision by Crown Counsel on whether to pursue charges.
Eighteen agricultural fairs in diverse communities throughout the province and the BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions shared $794,000 in community gaming grants this year, funded by the Government of British Columbia.
Four people are gaining valuable work experience by helping to build the new Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) training facility in East Sooke, thanks to $31,612 in Job Creation Partnership funding.
ATV trails between Christina Lake and Grand Forks have been upgraded, benefiting locals and tourists alike, thanks to more than $52,000 in Job Creation Partnership funding, which gave three people work experience in trail maintenance and construction.
There are plenty of opportunities for B.C. companies in India. That was the message delegates received loud and clear as Premier Christy Clark wrapped up her latest trade mission to one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Natural resource officers from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations have worked with a local recycling company to remove over 90 tonnes of illegally dumped waste metal from Crown land northeast of Kimberley.
A comprehensive and competitive income tax applicable to the LNG industry gives proponents the certainty they need to make investment decisions while ensuring British Columbians receive the revenues they deserve from this new industry.
People at risk of homelessness, including youth, women, Aboriginal people and those leaving correctional facilities or hospitals in Victoria now have expanded access to rental assistance and support services with the launch of the new Homeless Prevention Program.
Premier Christy Clark made a statement in the British Columbia legislative assembly apologizing for the wrongful hanging of six Tsilhqot'in war chiefs in 1864 and and 1865, and stating the Province's will to exonerate the chiefs to the extent of its ability.
Youth with developmental disabilities between the ages of 16 and 24 years can get help during the transition to adulthood through a new service model launched in the Nanaimo and Courtenay areas last fall.
Youth with developmental disabilities between the ages of 16 and 24 years can get help during the transition to adulthood through a new service model launched in Prince George and Haida Gwaii last fall.
Youth with developmental disabilities between the ages of 16 and 24 years can get help during the transition to adulthood through a new service model launched in the Kamloops and Merritt areas last fall.