Student success continues to build in B.C.

High-school completion rates continue to improve for all B.C. students, as confirmed by the latest Ministry of Education data released today. The six-year completion rates from 2016–17 throughout the province show that more students overall are completing high school, with …

New child-care spaces will help families around B.C.

British Columbia families will benefit from thousands of new licensed child-care spaces throughout B.C., announced Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy and Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen. “I’m excited to be announcing that we are …

MSP Task Force to advise on eliminating premiums

The Province has established a task force of experts to advise the government on eliminating Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums within four years, Finance Minister Carole James announced today. “People know that MSP premiums are unfair and place significant burden on …

New government ends era of ‘big money’ in politics

The Government of British Columbia has introduced legislation to put an end to big money in politics and put people back at the heart of government decision-making. “We’re reforming campaign finance rules to make sure government’s actions and decisions benefit …

Building a Better BC for Everyone

British Columbia’s new government has released a budget update that puts people first, Finance Minister Carole James announced today. The balanced Budget 2017 Update forecasts a surplus of $246 million in 2017-18 and takes key first steps to improve affordability, …