Read the latest news updates below demonstrating how the government is putting the BC Jobs Plan into action.
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20 February 2017 - Young people of Creston will have an opportunity to learn the skills they will need for tomorrow’s in-demand occupations.
17 February 2017 - Ten mature workers in 100 Mile House are receiving the training they need to re-enter the workforce, thanks to more than $82,000 from the provincial and federal governments to Horton Ventures Inc.
17 February 2017 - For Miya Inkster, finding high-quality, affordable child care was a big factor holding her back from returning to the work force. After a stressful separation and move that affected her financial situation, Miya ended up on income assistance and couldn’t find work that covered the cost of child care.
17 February 2017 - Ten mature workers in Williams Lake are receiving the training they need to re-enter the workforce, thanks to more than $86,000 from the provincial and federal governments to Horton Ventures Inc.
17 February 2017 - Investing in modern, safe and efficient roadways is critical to connecting communities, helping businesses efficiently move their goods to domestic and international markets, and building a strong economic future for all Canadians.
17 February 2017 - A $10 million investment in 2017-18 to the North Island-Coast Development Initiative Trust – referred to as Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) to support job creation and economic diversification in the Central South Island Region and the North Island-Sunshine Coast Region...
17 February 2017 - The B.C. government is following through on its commitment to support economic diversification in rural British Columbia by distributing over $750,000 in new project-development grants to help small communities strengthen local economies.
17 February 2017 - As part of the Highway 1 Kamloops to Alberta four-laning program, the results of a public consultation on the Highway 1 RW Bruhn Bridge Replacement Project are now available online at: www.gov.bc.ca/bchwy1-projects
17 February 2017 - Under the BC Rural Dividend, the Province is providing over $69,000 in seven new project development grants to the Shuswap region.
17 February 2017 - Under the BC Rural Dividend, the Province is providing $10,000 in a new project development grant to the Village of McBride.