B.C.’s stable economy pays dividends

Statistics Canada confirms British Columbia’s economy grew by 3.5% in 2016, exceeding last February’s forecast of 2.7% provided by the Economic Forecast Council (EFC). The province’s higher-than-expected economic growth in 2016 triggers the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD), negotiated as part …

MSP Task Force to advise on eliminating premiums

The Province has established a task force of experts to advise the government on eliminating Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums within four years, Finance Minister Carole James announced today. “People know that MSP premiums are unfair and place significant burden on …

British Columbia to fight softwood lumber duties

Premier John Horgan re-affirmed his commitment today to stand-up for British Columbia workers, families and communities in light of the latest development in the softwood lumber dispute. The United States Department of Commerce has announced its final determination of duties …