B.C. real GDP growth projections released by the independent Economic Forecast Council continue to show modest growth over the next two years, Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced today at the conclusion of the council's annual meeting.
Producers, retailers, chefs and consumers will receive enhanced information on British Columbia meat products through two separate projects the BC Association of Abattoirs is running as a result of $63,250 in Buy Local Program funding.
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.
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).
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.
Effective immediately, travellers are advised the Monte Creek Forest Service Road, also known locally as the Private Forest Service Road, is closed until further notice at the 5.75 kilometre marker for road repairs.
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.
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.