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Government to hold public inquiry into money laundering

The Province will hold a public inquiry into money laundering that has distorted British Columbia’s economy, fuelled the overdose crisis and driven up housing prices. The decision to proceed with a commission of inquiry follows three independent reviews that found …

B.C., Nisg̱a’a Nation celebrate treaty anniversary

The Nisg̱a’a Nation and the Government of British Columbia marked the 19th anniversary of the Nisg̱a’a Treaty with a flag ceremony at B.C.’s Parliament Buildings. “We are very honoured by the kind gesture of our Treaty partner, the Government of …

More people to benefit from farmers’ market program

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets has expanded the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon program to help more lower income households access fresh, locally-grown, healthy food, thanks to support from the Province. “Building up on last year’s historic provincial expansion …

More open textbooks arriving on student bookshelves

Students in British Columbia are getting more affordable post-secondary education, and instructors are benefiting from high-quality, innovative teaching materials, because of an investment in open education resources (OER). Funding of $3.26 million for OER, including more open textbooks, was announced …

Legislation introduced to eliminate MSP premiums

Government has introduced legislation that sets the stage for the elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums on Jan. 1, 2020, making life more affordable for British Columbians. “After years of MSP premium increases, our government is proud to be …