BC Government

Rob Fleming

Government cabinet picks bode well for public education and Vancouver schools

Rob Fleming, BC's new minister of education, is the former opposition critic. He knows the file well and can get to work quickly.
John Horgan

A “to-do” list for BC's new education minister

Patti Bacchus has some advice for whomever gets the job.

Ontario looking 'very closely' at B.C. tax aimed at foreign homebuyers

Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa is enthusiastic about the B.C. government's announcement of a 15 per cent tax on foreign nationals looking to buy homes in Vancouver's expensive housing market.

BC Hydro sets contract for controversial Site C dam at $1.75 billion

Initial estimates pegged the work on earthen dam, foundation, two diversion tunnels and spillways at about $1.5 billion.

Clark accepts privacy report recommendations; B.C. to stop deleting emails

VICTORIA — Premier Christy Clark is promising to break down public-information barriers that successive Liberal governments have erected in British Columbia by allowing cabinet ministers and...

Judges reserve decision on whether to quash Northern Gateway pipeline approval

Fate of the Northern Gateway pipeline project is now in the hands of a trio of Federal Appeal Court judges.
The Atco "construction village" in Kitimat's LNG development zone houses 1,500 w

Premier Clark's claims of thousands of LNG jobs 'grossly overstated' — CCPA report

Majority of LNG-based jobs will be short-term construction positions, says CCPA senior economist.
Government delivers agreement with midwives

Government delivers agreement with midwives

The agreement emphasizes the development and enhancement of programs, which improve access to maternity care options for mothers and their families.
Flood tips for British Columbians

Flood tips for British Columbians being deluged by rainwater

Getting your home in order after being impacted by a flood can seem overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help.

B.C. to share "climate successes" at UN conference, government says

Polak will also be outlining BC's plans to supply cleaner natural gas to foreign markets that are otherwise heavily dependent on dirtier fossil fuels like coal for their energy needs.