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B.C. rolls out welcome mat for international finance

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:30
Amendments to the International Business Activity Act (IBAA) brought into force aim to increase foreign private-sector investment in British Columbia and attract new business to the province. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Tour highlights B.C.'s economic strengths in Europe, London, New York

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 13:00
Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to Europe and New York to meet with investors June 1 - 11, 2014, where he will discuss B.C.'s economy, balanced budget, triple-A credit rating and LNG opportunity. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Statement on the death of Hon. Hugh Curtis, former B.C. minister of finance

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 20:45
Finance Minister Michael de Jong issued the following statement on the passing of Hugh Curtis: BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

B.C. veterans honoured: 70th anniversary of D-Day

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 22:30
B.C. veterans of the Second World War were celebrated at a dinner hosted by Finance Minister Michael de Jong on behalf of the provincial government that marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

B.C. hops into Kangaroo bonds

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 19:05
The Province of British Columbia launched its debut entry in the Australian “Kangaroo” bond market, raising A$400 million. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Another tentative agreement in the health sector

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 17:40
The Facilities Bargaining Association and the Health Employers' Association of BC have reached a tentative five-year agreement under the new Economic Stability Mandate. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Standard and Poor's affirms B.C.'s triple-A credit rating

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 18:45
Standard and Poor's has affirmed B.C.'s AAA credit rating with a stable outlook, saying the ratings reflect the province's strong management and improving budgetary performance. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Moody's affirms B.C.'s AAA credit rating

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 16:10
British Columbia's credit rating has been affirmed at AAA by Moody's Investors Service, with the agency saying it reflects the strong fiscal flexibility of the province and its track record of prudent fiscal management. BC Government http://www.gov.bc.ca/