There's been a lot of discussion recently about the potential for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in British Columbia to create meaningful jobs, and whether or not the Province - and my ministry in particular - is doing what it should to ensure that training for Aboriginal British Columbians will be available to take advantage of those jobs. read more
In a moving ceremony today, during the last of the national events hosted by Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), British Columbia provided data about the deaths of Aboriginal children between the ages of four and 19 years for the period 1870 - 1984. read more
The leadership of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations are pleased to announce that they have entered into a historic Protocol Agreement that reaffirms their long-standing relationship.
The Province has signed a Forest Tenure Agreement with the Council of the Haida Nation fulfilling a major component of the historic 2009 “Kunst’ aa Guu - Kunst’aayah” Reconciliation Protocol... read more
Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism, issued this statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. read more
The B.C. government, in partnership with the BC Hate Crimes Team and Abbotsford Community Services, has launched the Know Hate campaign and resource to raise awareness about online hate crime. read more
A major milestone was reached today with the signing of the Tla'amin Final Agreement by the Province and Tla'amin Nation, effectively moving the First Nations community closer to self-determination and a promising future through modern treaty. read more
Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Norm Letnick and Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training Shirley Bond celebrated the 12th annual B.C. Francophonie Day with francophone and francophile representatives at the B.C. Parliament Buildings. read more