Issue 41 November 26, 2012 In This Issue Premiers Meet at Council of the Federation in Halifax New Poll Shows BC Liberals Gain Among British Columbians BC Government Seeks Input on Mines Act Permit Exemption The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada. This newsletter […]
RDEK announces that the Invermere Bottle Depot has been approved as a year round electronics recycling depot for the Columbia Valley. They hope to have it operational by mid-December.
Issue 39 November 13, 2012 In This IssuePremier Clark Announces First Auditor General for Local GovernmentPremier Clark Announces Destination BC to Market TourismMinister Polak Highlights BC as Canada’s Pacific GatewayThe Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada. This newsletter is brought to you by the […]
Auditor General for Local Government At the BC Chamber of Commerce Premier & Cabinet Luncheon on Wednesday, Premier Christy Clark announced that Basia Ruta has been appointed BC’s first Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG). The concept for the AGLG in BC was developed by the BC Chamber of Commerce in a policy paper, and […]
Mobile Business Licence Minister of State for Small Business Naomi Yamamoto announced yesterday that nine Fraser Valley municipalities will implement a one-year, inter-municipal, business-licence pilot, with the goal of making it easier for businesses to operate in those communities. This is another policy success flowing directly from BC Chamber policy, and the hard work of […]
Destination BC Destination BC was announced on Monday, November 5th 2012, and reiterated by Premier Clark at the BC Chamber Premier & Cabinet Luncheon two days later. Destination BC will be a new industry-led crown corporation which will work directly with tourism sector professionals to market the province as a tourism destination. It will […]
Issue 38 November 5, 2012 In This Issue 2012 BC Liberal Convention BC Hydro’s Long Term Electricity Plan Delayed Stephen Bellringer Appointed Chair of BC Hydro The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada. This newsletter is brought to you by the largest, and most […]