Outside Victoria's Parliament Buildings today, the Government of British Columbia and the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) are giving a voice to those who can't speak for themselves, in recognizing Animal Abuse Prevention Day.
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson was joined today by students, faculty and alumni to mark the start of design and construction of a new campus for the only specialized post-secondary institution in B.C. offering programs in visual arts, media arts and design.
A traditional welcome and blessing set the stage at Swan-e-set Longhouse today as members of the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district, the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations and the Ministry of Education officially signed their fourth Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement.
A British Columbian mountain is being named in memory of an expert mountain guide and long-time avalanche safety advocate, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced.
Human and social service organizations that help British Columbians cope with challenging life situations in communities throughout the province shared approximately $66.7 million in community gaming grants during fiscal year 2014-15.
The Province is investing $480,000 over the next three years, so that an estimated 20,000 more B.C. students will be able to learn how to take a stand against violence through the award-winning Be More Than a Bystander program.
Beginning April 24, 2015, ICBC claims staff and operations will be located at the Smithers Service BC Centre located at 1020 Murray St. This change will create a 'one-stop shop' for ICBC and many government services in Smithers.
Domestic violence perpetrators, who previously only received intervention services following conviction, will soon have access to new, preventative community-based programs that can be attended before a crime is committed.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is planning to conduct over 30 prescribed burns at multiple locations in the Peace Region between April 20 and June 7, weather permitting.
Premier Christy Clark welcomed His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, to British Columbia. The two leaders discussed new opportunities to grow the strong cultural and commercial ties between India and BC.