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May 14, 2015

Two Years Strong: A Message from Premier Christy Clark

Two years ago today, British Columbians elected a renewed BC Liberal team to strengthen our diverse economy, to create jobs and opportunity, and to control government spending. In the past two years, we have never lost sight of that. What gets us up every morning is the drive to make BC work better for you. Read More…

April 30, 2015

Education Update: A Message from Peter Fassbender

Dear British Columbians, This morning, BC’s highest court issued a clear decision affirming your government’s approach to public education. In essence, the BC Court of Appeal judges found that our government did its part to bargain in good faith with the BC Teachers’ Federation. Since 2001, we have increased funding to school districts by 31 Read More…

April 29, 2015

B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint: 1 Year Update

Today, government celebrated the one-year anniversary of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, our plan to re-engineer education and training so British Columbians can find their fit in our diverse, strong and growing economy. By 2022, we are expecting 1 million job openings in B.C., two-thirds which are a result of retiring workers and the remaining Read More…

March 30, 2015

Moody’s Reaffirms BC’s AAA Credit Rating

Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed British Columbia’s AAA credit rating and upgraded the Province’s outlook to stable, with the agency saying it reflects the strong fiscal position of the province. British Columbians can be justifiably proud that, as a result of hard work and discipline, international agencies continue to assign their very highest marks and Read More…

March 12, 2015

Single Parent Employment Initiative

Today’s BC Liberals know that the most effective way for parents to provide for their children is through a steady job that provides a good, solid income. We understand there are some parents who need extra help and support in finding a steady and well-paying job; and many jobs now require training. To help single Read More…

March 2, 2015

Balanced Budget 2015 – Supporting Families, Communities and Taxpayers

Through Balanced Budget 2015, your BC Liberal government is delivering on three core free enterprise values: Supporting families as the building block of our province Building strong communities in every region of B.C. Standing up for the taxpayers who fund services through their hard work Balanced Budget 2015 includes targeted tax measures to make life Read More…

March 1, 2015

BCL Roundup – February

Jillian Stead takes a look back at a very exciting month for Today’s BC Liberals. Between hosting the Canada Winter Games in Prince George and ringing in the Lunar New Year, we also took the time to celebrate a very important accomplishment for our party and our province on Budget Day. On February 17th, government Read More…

February 17, 2015

Balanced Budget 2015

Budget 2015 is remarkable for several reasons: it’s balanced, it’s our third balanced budget in a row, and, with oil prices down and the world economy still very much in recovery – we will likely be the only government in Canada to balance its books. How did we do it? By following our principles: Discipline Read More…

February 12, 2015

B.C. gets tops marks for healthy population

  Promise made, promise kept: Exceptional quality of life for British Columbians is at the centre of everything we stand for as Today’s BC Liberals. That’s why we are committed to growing our strong economy and creating a debt-free B.C. – so that we can continue to provide families with the world class services they Read More…

February 10, 2015

2015 Speech from the Throne

On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 the Legislative Assembly convened for the 4th session of the 40th parliament. Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon led the session with her Speech from the Throne, in which she outlined government’s agenda to create jobs and opportunity throughout British Columbia. The key points made in the Speech are: THE PLAN In the Read More…