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BC Poverty Reduction Strategy          

The Province has released its Poverty Reduction Strategy, Together BC.  The strategy outlines policies to achieve the targets introduced in the 2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy Act: a 25% reduction in B.C.'s overall poverty rate and a 50% reduction in the child poverty rate by 2024. Read more 
Caribou Recovery Engagement        
The provincial government is seeking feedback on two draft agreements related to the caribou recovery: the Section 11 Agreement under the Species at Risk Act; and the draft inter-governmental partnership Agreement for the central group of the Southern Mountain Caribou. Read more 
Bylaw Adjudication Program         

The Tribunal Transformation and Supports Office (TTSO), within the Ministry of Attorney General, has been designated as the new roster organization for the Bylaw Adjudication Program. The TTSO will assume this role previously held by Mediate BC, starting on April 1, 2019. Read more 
Promoting Local Economic Development          

Are you a community with a population under 75,000 and interested in attracting foreign entrepreneurs? The new BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot may be of interest to your community. Read more 
March 27, 2019


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