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British Columbia Premier Press Releases

80 Press Releases
  • Published on June 25, 2022 - 00:06 GMT

    Joint statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade

    CANADA, June 24 - Premier John Horgan; Selina Robinson, Minister of Finance; and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: “It is a dark day …

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  • Published on June 23, 2022 - 18:46 GMT

    Premier's statement on National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

    CANADA, June 23 - Print British Columbia News https://news.gov.bc.ca/27037 Translations Translation files are incoming and will be available shortly. Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement marking the National Day of Remembrance for Victims …

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  • Published on June 22, 2022 - 22:51 GMT

    Premier’s statement on strengthening health care in Canada

    CANADA, June 22 - Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement on Canadians’ support for a stronger health-care system: “It’s clear that Canadians across the country are deeply concerned about health care. The latest poll from the Angus Reid …

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  • Published on June 22, 2022 - 22:51 GMT

    Province stops museum plan, will consult public on museum’s future

    CANADA, June 22 - The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum. The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future …

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  • Published on June 21, 2022 - 21:10 GMT

    Joint statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

    CANADA, June 21 - Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day: “On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples …

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  • Published on June 17, 2022 - 05:14 GMT

    Vancouver named FIFA World Cup 2026 official host city

    CANADA, June 16 - Kennedy Stewart, mayor, City of Vancouver – “Vancouver is thrilled to welcome the world to Vancouver in 2026! Following the success of hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015, Vancouver is poised to take the next step and host the …

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  • Published on June 11, 2022 - 01:37 GMT

    Premier’s statement on meeting with Tahltan Central Government

    CANADA, June 10 - Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement on his trip to Tahltan Territory: “Over the past two days, I have had the opportunity to meet with leadership from Tahltan Central Government, Iskut Band and the Tahltan Band. I was …

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  • Published on June 6, 2022 - 23:35 GMT

    Tahltan Central Government, B.C. make history under Declaration Act

    CANADA, June 6 - Tahltan Central Government and the Province have entered into the first consent-based decision-making agreement under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (Declaration Act). This agreement honours Tahltan’s jurisdiction …

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  • Published on June 2, 2022 - 17:26 GMT

    Legislative session focused on building stronger B.C. for everyone

    CANADA, June 2 - During the spring 2022 legislative session, Premier John Horgan and the B.C. government continued to deliver on commitments to put people first and build a stronger province for everyone. “The challenges British Columbians are facing …

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  • Published on June 2, 2022 - 00:26 GMT

    Community health centre opens in the Westshore

    CANADA, June 1 - Leah Hollins, board chair, Island Health – “The Westshore Community Health Centre is a testament to the power of partnerships and the effectiveness of team-based care. This wonderful facility, helmed by a dedicated team of health-care …

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  • Published on May 30, 2022 - 23:27 GMT

    Construction begins on redeveloped Burnaby Hospital

    CANADA, May 30 - Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions – “This redevelopment of the Burnaby Hospital will benefit those with substance-use challenges as they seek support and care in their community. We are committed to building a …

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  • Published on May 28, 2022 - 00:08 GMT

    Premier's statement marking one year since the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc’s residential school findings

    CANADA, May 27 - Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement marking one year since the announcement of unmarked graves found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School: “May 27 marks one year since the preliminary findings …

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  • Published on May 24, 2022 - 21:43 GMT

    B.C. and Modern Treaty Nations renew implementation commitment

    CANADA, May 24 - The Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations (Alliance) and the Province have co-developed a Shared Priorities Framework to advance Treaty implementation in British Columbia. The first of its kind in British Columbia, the framework renews a …

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  • Published on May 23, 2022 - 14:44 GMT

    Premier’s statement on Komagata Maru anniversary

    CANADA, May 23 - Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement on the 108th anniversary of the Komagata Maru’s arrival in British Columbia: “Today marks the 108th anniversary of the arrival of the Komagata Maru in Vancouver harbour. The 376 Sikh, …

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  • Published on May 22, 2022 - 01:51 GMT

    Japanese Canadian legacies honoured as part of redressing historical wrongs

    CANADA, May 21 - New community programs focused on seniors’ health, culture and education are part of a new initiative announced by Premier John Horgan to provide lasting recognition of historical wrongs committed by the Province of B.C. against Japanese …

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  • Published on May 20, 2022 - 23:51 GMT

    Premier Horgan welcomes Governor General Mary Simon

    CANADA, May 20 - Premier John Horgan welcomed Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser, on their first official visit to British Columbia. “It is an honour to welcome Canada’s first Indigenous …

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  • Published on May 18, 2022 - 14:08 GMT

    Premier's statement on family doctors in B.C.

    CANADA, May 18 - Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement following a meeting with representatives from Doctors of BC: “Today, Minister Adrian Dix and I had a constructive discussion with Doctors of BC. I was pleased to have the opportunity …

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  • Published on May 14, 2022 - 00:49 GMT

    Historic investment to build modern, new RBCM, safeguard collection

    CANADA, May 13 - Chief Ron Sam, Songhees Nation – “Songhees Nation is pleased to support the much-needed improvements to the Royal BC Museum, which sits in our traditional homelands, unceded Lekwungen Territory, alongside the Province of British Columbia. …

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  • Published on May 12, 2022 - 17:39 GMT

    Joint statement on Moose Hide Campaign Day

    CANADA, May 12 - Premier John Horgan; Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; and Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement in support of Moose Hide Campaign Day: “The Moose Hide …

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  • Published on May 7, 2022 - 00:16 GMT

    Indigenous-led plan for community centre moves forward

    CANADA, May 6 - A concept plan for a new Indigenous centre is moving forward on the territories of the Coast Salish peoples in Vancouver. The new centre will include a youth centre, a post-secondary education and skills training campus, affordable homes, …

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