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July 17, 2015

LNG in BC: Frequently Asked Questions

LNG presents enormous opportunity for our province – more jobs, environmental protections, and a debt-free BC – and here’s what you need to know: LNG in BC: FAQ By BC Liberal Party   What is LNG? By BC Liberal Party Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is odorless, non-toxic, non-corrosive and less dense than water. Essentially, it Read More…

July 16, 2015

2014 Numbers Confirmed

Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced that BC recorded a $1.68 billion surplus last year – $1.5 billion higher than originally forecast. Here’s what you need to know: Public accounts confirm that government delivered the 2014-15 provincial budget balanced with a surplus BC’s economy grew by 2.6% in 2014, far better than the 2% that Read More…

July 3, 2015

Two Steps Closer: #LNGinBC

After years of hard work laying the foundation, and setting the right conditions for success, British Columbians received some great news this month – that we’re two big steps closer to LNG in B.C. Thanks to the strong leadership of Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Minister Rich Coleman, B.C. is prepared to make significant Read More…

July 2, 2015

2015 Transit Plebiscite

In 2013, we campaigned on giving Metro Vancouver voters a say on any new fees or taxes for transit expansion – and we did exactly that with the 2015 Transit Plebiscite. Today, Elections BC announced the results of that plebiscite: Metro Vancouver voters rejected the proposal by 62%. Some will be happy with that result Read More…

June 9, 2015

BCL Roundup – May 2015

Jillian Stead covers the end of session, agreements between government and Pacific NorthWest LNG, and Premier Christy Clark’s special message to our supporters on our two-year election win anniversary.

May 28, 2015

Spring Session 2015: Highlights

With a third consecutive balanced budget, more than two dozen bills, the first anniversary of the B.C. Skills for Jobs Blueprint, and significant movement on the LNG file, it’s safe to say that the Spring 2015 legislative session was a busy and productive one. Over the past four months, government continued to chart a course Read More…

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…

May 1, 2015

BCL Roundup – April

Pamela Martin talks Extraordinary Convention, Platform 2017, the Skills for Jobs Blueprint 1 year update, and much 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…