Groundwater-licence open houses coming to the Northeast

 October 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development British Columbia News Groundwater-licence open houses coming to the Northeast https://news.gov.bc.ca/18290 Information Bulletin Fort St. John Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:21 PM Information Bulletin Fort St. John Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:21 PM Under B.C.’s Water Sustainability Act, British Columbians who are using groundwater (from a well or dugout) for non-domestic uses on their property are required to submit a ground …


Inclusive Education – Introduction

 October 17, 2018 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

The Ministry of Education partnered with published author and inclusive education thought leader Shelley Moore to create a series of short videos designed to support educators in a diverse learning environment. Videos provide practical strategies of effective design and teaching practices to meet the needs of all learners. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsIwZXPQD-E


B.C. trails enhanced with new funding

 October 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

A cash injection of almost $100,000 will be given to British Columbian outdoor clubs to improve trail riding conditions and promote rider safety. View the full article from the original source


B.C.’s young entrepreneurs learn through Rock My Business Plan

 October 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Young aspiring business owners in British Columbia will receive an opportunity to gain skills that will help them launch successful businesses.The Province is providing $100,000 to support Futurpreneur Canada’s Rock My Business Plan 2018-19 workshops in six communities, including Cranbrook, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Prince George and Quesnel. Through these sessions, eligible entrepreneurs will learn the critical elements of a business plan, including managing cash flow, financing, market resea …


Canada and B.C. support agriculture in Indigenous communities

 October 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Indigenous communities in British Columbia that are interested in developing agriculture businesses and supporting local food security will soon have more tools to plan and pursue those opportunities.Professional and qualified business consultants with experience in building agriculture ventures are able to provide site-specific guidance on the types of crops or livestock that may do well in the community, with further support to develop comprehensive financial and business plans to help ensure …


Literacy programs support adult learners in B.C.’s northwest

 October 16, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Adult literacy programs in the northwest region of the province are giving people the reading, writing, math and computer skills needed to understand household budgets, join in community activities and help their children with their homework.“Too many people are struggling with daily living tasks because of limited literacy and numeracy skills,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. “Literacy matters because it impacts all areas of our lives. Investing in commun …


Prescribed burn scheduled for Spences Bridge area

 October 16, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

The BC Wildfire Service, in conjunction with the Cook’s Ferry Indian Band, plans to conduct a prescribed burn in the Lillooet Fire Zone over the next two weeks to help reduce wildfire threats and restore ecosystems in the area.This project could begin as early as Oct. 17, 2018 and take place over several days, up to and including Oct. 24, 2018. The burn will cover about 186 hectares in the Murray Creek area, north of Spences Bridge on the west side of the Thompson River.Trained wildfire crews wi …


B.C. enters new era as cannabis becomes legal

 October 16, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online from: www.bccannabisstores.comBritish Columbians 19 years of age and older will have the opportunity to purchase regulated cannabis regardless of where they live in the province. The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has entered into a contract with Canada Post to deliver online cannabis orders to customers. Keeping cannabis out of the hands of minors was a key cons …


Order of British Columbia. Who Inspires You? Honour Them!

 October 16, 2018 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

Nominate someone for the Order of British Columbia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIoF67iWZW8


Cyber essentials: 10 tips for staying safe online

 October 16, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Citizens’ Services British Columbia News Cyber essentials: 10 tips for staying safe online https://news.gov.bc.ca/18280 News You Can Use Victoria Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 PM News You Can Use Victoria Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 PM October is Cyber Security Awareness Month — an opportunity for British Columbians to assess their online safety.The growing volume, complexity and diversity of threats online make it vitally important for people to do all they can to safeguard electronic …



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