Tuesday, Liberal Finance Minister Michael de Jong tabled a balanced budget for the fifth consecutive time Tuesday in the BC legislature.
Here are some of the responses from different parties in BC.
Sierra Club BC communications director Tim Pearson:
On the eve of a provincial election, Liberal Finance Minister Michael de Jong tabled a balanced budget for the fifth consecutive time Tuesday in the BC legislature.
It's a never-ending surprise to see what people will try to get away with in this day and age.
The Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) continues to fight fraudsters with a new education campaign to support its increased fraud prevention efforts.
A Calgary firefighter and an off duty RCMP Officer are being credited for saving a woman’s life this past weekend, in Sooke.
Sheldon Burton, and his girlfriend Kimberley Dueck were visiting Sooke for the purposes of dog sitting this past weekend and while out for a walk at approximately noon on Saturday, came across a male in a wheel chair, who appeared to be in distress.
British Columbia’s carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral and could actually result in almost $900 million in higher taxes over a six-year period, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
On the occasion of Canada’s Agriculture Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is underscoring the importance of working with agricultural communities to help conserve lands and waters of high conservation value across the country.
Members of the BC Legislature made their way back to Victoria to begin the final session before the provincial election in May.
In her speech from the throne Tuesday, Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon outlined how British Columbia has navigated challenging times to lead Canada, thanks to a plan – and hard-working British Columbians.
Since the launch of the BC Jobs Plan five years ago:
Independent elementary schools in British Columbia continue to perform well above average, but this year more than 90 per cent of all elementary schools in the province that showed significant improvement are public, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of B.C. elementary schools released today.
The B.C. government announced this week that it's providing an additional $5 million to the Community Gaming Grants program, bringing the annual total to $140 million. This annual funding supports not-for-profit organizations in the services they provide to enrich communities throughout British Columbia.
It's not going to be an easy weekend for driving on BC highways with Mother Nature showering the Southern Interior with all kinds of weather, from snow to freezing rain.
Snow, sleet, heavy rain, fog and ice are just some of the challenging winter conditions you could encounter if you’re planning to travel throughout B.C. this Family Day long weekend.