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Moody's affirms B.C.'s AAA rating - improves outlook to "stable"

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:01
Moody's Investors Service has reaffirmed British Columbia's AAA credit rating and upgraded the Province's outlook to stable, with the agency saying it reflects the strong fiscal position of the provice, Premier Christy Clark announced. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Commitment to finalize LNG income tax framework fulfilled

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:47
The administration and enforcement component of the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act provides proponents with clarity and British Columbians with confidence, announced Minister of Finance Michael de Jong. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

New Societies Act provides flexibility, accountability

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 16:45
A modern and updated Societies Act will allow not-for-profit organizations to operate more effectively and efficiently, while at the same time protecting the public interest. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

ICBC and COPE ratify agreement

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 18:30
The Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) and the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 378 have ratified their agreement negotiated under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

B.C. welcomes launch of Canada's renminbi hub

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 17:15
The Province of British Columbia welcomes the official launch of Canada’s offshore renminbi centre. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

PST webinars help B.C. businesses

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:30
Businesses wanting to learn more about the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) can join an interactive webinar hosted by the provincial government on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

VIU reaches tentative agreement with BCGEU Vocational

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 18:55
Vancouver Island University (VIU) has reached a tentative agreement with the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) Vocational Local 702, negotiated under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Langara College and CUPE reach tentative agreement

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 17:00
Langara College and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), local 15 support staff, have reached a tentative agreement negotiated under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Royal Roads University Faculty Association ratifies agreement

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 18:15
The Royal Roads University Faculty Association has ratified its tentative agreement with Royal Roads University. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Two unions ratify agreements with BC Oil and Gas Commission

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 11:15
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union Local 2010 (BCGEU) and the Professional Employees Association (PEA) have ratified their agreements negotiated under the 2014 Economic Stability Mandate with the BC Oil and Gas Commission. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

London trip highlights B.C.’s economy to investors

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 18:15
Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to London, England, Feb. 27 - March 3, 2015, where he will meet with investors to discuss the Province's triple-A credit rating, B.C.'s recently released third consecutive balanced budget and investor opportunities. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Finance statutes bill amends Financial Administration Act

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 13:34
Proposed amendments in the Finance Statutes Amendment Act introduced today will help improve collection on defaulted debts owed to government, reduce collection costs and help ensure funds are available for government programs and services. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Royal Roads University Faculty Association reaches tentative agreement

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:15
Royal Roads University (RRU) and the Royal Roads University Faculty Association (RRUFA) have reached a tentative agreement negotiated under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Finance Minister's statement on the passing of Peter Dueck

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 17:00
Minister of Finance Michael de Jong, QC, issued the following statement on the death of Mr. Peter Dueck: BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

PSEA reaches tentative template agreement with FPSE faculty

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:45
The Post-Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA) has reached a tentative template agreement on compensation and other common agreement issues with faculty represented by the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

ICBC and COPE reach tentative agreement

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:00
The Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) and the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 378 have reached a tentative agreement negotiated under the Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

New support for B.C. film and interactive digital media

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 18:00
British Columbia is expanding the Digital Animation or Visual Effects tax credit to post-production activities, and extending the Interactive Digital Media tax credit to 2018. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Balanced Budget 2015 maintains discipline, supports economic growth and job creation

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 16:41
The B.C. government's third consecutive balanced budget builds toward a stronger and more diversified economy and delivers additional support to British Columbians who are most in need. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

PST webinars help B.C. businesses

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 18:00
Businesses that want to learn more about the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) can join an interactive webinar offered by the provincial government on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

BCGEU child-care staff ratify agreement with UBC

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:30
The University of British Columbia’s (UBC) board of governors and the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) Childcare Staff have ratified a tentative agreement negotiated under the 2014 Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

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