May 20
2015

LNG tax measures support balanced and stable tax revenues  

The Province is amending the Depreciation of Industrial Improvements Regulation under the Assessment Act to allow a fixed depreciation rate regime specific to large LNG facility improvements that will help smooth provincial property tax revenues where development occurs.

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May 20
2015

Agreements lay out path for final decision on LNG project  

Agreements reached between the government of B.C. and Pacific NorthWest LNG establish the path to a final investment decision on the project and set the stage for a potential US$36-billion investment in Northern B.C. that will likely be a key driver of jobs and economic activity in the province.

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May 12
2015

First Nation, Province partner on natural gas pipeline  

Lake Babine is the latest First Nation in northern B.C. to welcome benefits from natural gas pipeline development and the emerging LNG sector by signing a pipeline benefits agreement with the Province.

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Apr 29
2015

First Nations businesses connect with LNG-Buy BC program  

First Nations business professionals are learning how to tap into liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities in British Columbia at a national Aboriginal business conference.

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Mar 25
2015

Commitment to finalize LNG income tax framework fulfilled  

The administration and enforcement component of the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act provides proponents with clarity and British Columbians with confidence, announced Minister of Finance Michael de Jong.

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Mar 17
2015

Supporting successful futures for Aboriginal youth  

The B.C. government is helping Aboriginal youth prepare for strong, vibrant and successful futures by supporting their attendance at the 13th annual Gathering Our Voices Aboriginal youth conference.

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Mar 9
2015

WorkBC's Find Your Fit to showcase B.C.'s in-demand jobs in Houston  

Young people considering what skills they will need for tomorrow's in-demand occupations will have an opportunity for interactive, hands-on experience at WorkBC's Find Your Fit tour at Houston Secondary School on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

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Feb 26
2015

Unique program will attract investment, boost job creation  

The Province will stimulate economic growth and job creation through another installment of the Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program (IRCP).

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Feb 26
2015

WorkBC's Find Your Fit to showcase B.C.'s in-demand jobs in Vernon  

Young people considering what skills they will need for tomorrow's in-demand occupations will have an opportunity for interactive, hands-on experience at WorkBC's Find Your Fit tour at W.L. Seaton Secondary school.

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Feb 20
2015

B.C. welcomes Federal Government's action to support LNG  

Premier Christy Clark and Deputy Premier Rich Coleman welcomed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's action to enhance the competitiveness of B.C.'s liquefied natural gas industry through a new tax relief.

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