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  • British Columbia another step in global environmental leadership

    Published on : Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Environment Minister Mary Polak today introduced legislation that ensures British Columbia will have the cleanest liquefied natural gas facilities in the world. Having the world’s cleanest LNG facilities means protecting the air and water in B.C., which is why Premier …

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  • British Columbia attracts tourists to their agro tourism farms

    Published on : Monday, September 1, 2014

    In celebration of 100 years of preparing young British Columbians with agriculture learning and leadership, the B.C. government is presenting B.C. 4-H with $87, 000 in funding and a Century Farm Award. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick made the announcement today …

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  • British Columbia focuses on local tourism by hosting regional sporting events

    Published on : Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    The Government of British Columbia has provided $151,250 to fund 36 Hosting BC grants for diverse sports competitions this year and in 2015, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said today.   Administered by ViaSport, a provincial non-profit …

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  • August declared as staycation month for travelers to BC

    Published on : Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    The Government of B.C has declared August as the official month of staycations, and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone has taken his ‘staycation’ close to home on the Discovery Coast Circle Tour. Stone travelled with his family from Kamloops …

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  • British Columbia to develop its aerospace industry to promote airline sale to Asia

    Published on : Saturday, August 9, 2014

    A new study looking at British Columbia’s aerospace industry will help businesses take advantage of major growth projected in airplane sales and air traffic in Asia. The Province recently announced a $5-million dollar commitment to help develop a more unified …

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  • British Columbia can now be toured on cycle

    Published on : Thursday, June 26, 2014

    A new multi-use bike path will be built in Castlegar as part of this year’s BikeBC funding to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths throughout B.C., contributing to increased physical activity and helping reduce greenhouse gases. The City …

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  • British Columbia invites tourists to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

    Published on : Monday, June 23, 2014

    Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister John Rustad issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day (NAD): “National Aboriginal Day is an important and unique day across Canada and British Columbia. Today is about honouring, preserving and celebrating the many …

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  • Tourism Industry British Columbia celebrates National Tourism Week to push economy

    Published on : Monday, June 16, 2014

    Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism, joined with the Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia (TIABC) in celebrating National Tourism Week, an annual event that highlights the benefits of travel and tourism in Canada from coast …

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