CBT: Strengthening Community Efforts to Reduce Poverty

This week, Columbia Basin Trust announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for community-based poverty reduction projects. The RFP will make $500,000 available for up to four innovative projects that take action to reduce poverty in Basin communities, including rural areas. …

Recognizing B.C. athletes: Team BC Unite

Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Lisa Beare and Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism Ravi Kahlon recognized the accomplishments of B.C. athletes and the Team BC Unite initiative. This summer, Team BC athletes represented the province at the 2017 Canada Summer …

Arrow Timber Supply Area AAC gets slight reduction

The new allowable annual cut (AAC) for the Arrow Timber Supply Area (TSA) in the southeastern part of British Columbia is being slightly reduced to 500,000 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced today. “After consulting with First Nations and looking …

British Columbia celebrates International Education Week

Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education have issued the following statement in recognition of International Education Week, Nov. 13-17: “Through international education, students, educators and ideas flow between countries, giving us …