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Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement on Black History Month, February 2020: “Today we begin Black History Month, a time to honour and celebrate the stories, experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians here in British Columbia and across …

Minister’s statement on ride-hailing services decisions

Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, has issued the following statement in response to application decisions by the independent Passenger Transportation Board on ride-hailing companies: “British Columbians have been asking for new ride hailing services since 2012, but the …

Tax relief coming for small businesses, non-profits

Small businesses, non-profits and arts and culture organizations paying high property taxes through their commercial leases will be able to get relief through interim business property tax relief legislation that is under development. The legislation, to be introduced this spring, would give …

Strengthened project reviews now in force

Protecting the environment, advancing reconciliation with Indigenous Nations and offering clear pathways to approvals of sustainable projects are all part of the new way major projects will be reviewed in British Columbia. The new Environmental Assessment Act is now in …