Jul 31
2015

Royalty program stimulates job creation for 14th time  

The Province has approved $115 million in royalty deductions that will create jobs and support the construction of 14 infrastructure projects in northeastern B.C.

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Jul 29
2015

Funding supports LNG environmental legacies  

New provincial government funding is supporting environmental stewardship projects being developed throughout northern B.C. with First Nations and the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.

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Jul 25
2015

Minister of Finance travels to Malaysia to discuss B.C. LNG industry  

Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to Malaysia today to meet with government officials to review the significant progress toward making the first LNG project in B.C. a reality, and the project’s implications for enhanced bilateral trade between B.C. and Malaysia.

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Jul 15
2015

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

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 stop in Quesnel as part of Billy Barker Days festivities.

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Jul 13
2015

B.C.'s trades training providers receive over $75M  

Premier Christy Clark and the Industry Training Authority (ITA) announced funding of over $75M to B.C.'s trades training providers through to March 31, 2016, to meet industry needs and ensure quality training in high priority trades.

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Jul 13
2015

Province seeks legislative approval of LNG agreements  

Legislation tabled in the B.C. legislature puts in motion ratification of the Province's first project agreement with an LNG proponent, marking an integral phase in the development of B.C.'s liquefied natural gas industry.

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Jul 6
2015

Province releases first LNG Project Development Agreement  

The Project Development Agreement (PDA) signed by the Province and Pacific NorthWest LNG marks a major milestone on the path to realizing the largest capital investment in B.C.

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Jun 30
2015

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

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 stop in Vancouver at Canada Place, on July 1, 2015.

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Jun 23
2015

July session to debate LNG project agreement legislation  

The B.C. government intends to recall the legislature July 13, 2015, to debate legislation that would enable the project agreement signed between the Province and Pacific NorthWest LNG, Finance Minister and government house leader Michael de Jong announced.

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Jun 17
2015

LNG Canada Export Terminal granted environmental assessment approval  

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate to LNG Canada Development Inc. for the LNG Canada Export Terminal project, which will be located in northwest British Columbia in the District of Kitimat.

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