Minister’s statement on World Mental Health Day 2019

 October 10, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement regarding World Mental Health Day:“Today marks an important opportunity for people around the world to bring mental health issues out of the shadows and into the light.“This year, the focus of World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention. The impacts of suicide are devastating for families and friends in communities large and small. Indigenous peoples, especially youth, are over-represented as they have sho …


Traffic moves to new McKenzie bridge

 October 10, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Transportation and Infrastructure British Columbia News Traffic moves to new McKenzie bridge https://news.gov.bc.ca/20767 Traffic Advisory Saanich Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:00 AM Traffic Advisory Saanich Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:00 AM Another milestone will be reached at the McKenzie interchange project on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, when traffic is transitioned to the new bridge over the highway.Beginning at 8 p.m., the contractor will start the process of moving traffic from the curr …


Entertaining events draw new visitors to communities on Vancouver Island

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Tourism, Arts and Culture British Columbia News Entertaining events draw new visitors to communities on Vancouver Island https://news.gov.bc.ca/20757 News Release Victoria Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:00 PM News Release Victoria Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:00 PM Locals and visitors from around the world will have a variety of festivals, contests and shows to choose from in communities around B.C. over the coming year, with support from B.C.’s Tourism Events Program.“Sports, music and fest …


Registering for a BCeID and Accessing the StudentTranscripts Service

 October 9, 2019 /  ProvinceofBC /  BC, Politics /  No Comments

The StudentTranscripts Service is an online application that allows current and former students to access their secondary school transcripts, certificates, scholarship information, course assessment and examination marks. Students can also order and electronically send transcripts to post-secondary institutions. For details, please visit: https://www.studenttranscripts.gov.bc.ca. This video will show students how to send a transcript to an employer, themselves or anyone. For more videos about th …


Entertaining events draw new visitors to communities in the North

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Tourism, Arts and Culture British Columbia News Entertaining events draw new visitors to communities in the North https://news.gov.bc.ca/20758 News Release Prince George Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:02 PM News Release Prince George Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:02 PM Locals and visitors from around the world will have a variety of festivals, contests and shows to choose from in communities around B.C. over the coming year, with support from B.C.’s Tourism Events Program.“Sports, music and f …


Entertaining events draw new visitors to Kootenay Rockies communities

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Print Tourism, Arts and Culture British Columbia News Entertaining events draw new visitors to Kootenay Rockies communities https://news.gov.bc.ca/20761 News Release Golden Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:04 PM News Release Golden Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:04 PM Locals and visitors from around the world will have a variety of festivals, contests and shows to choose from in communities around B.C. over the coming year, with support from B.C.’s Tourism Events Program.“Sports, music and festival fa …


Entertaining events draw new visitors to Thompson Okanagan communities

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Events in the Thompson Okanagan region, listed by community, include:Big White2020 FIS Snowboardcross World CupJan. 28-Feb. 2, 2020Funding: $60,000AltiTunes at Big WhiteMarch 21, 2020Funding: $10,000Big White Freeride DaysJuly 9-12, 2020Funding: $90,000KamloopsKamloopa PowwowAug. 2-4, 2020Funding: $10,000Kamloops 2020 Canada 55+ GamesAug. 25-28, 2020Funding: $50,000KelownaSkate Canada InternationalOct. 25-27, 2019Funding: $100,000The World Mixed Doubles & Seniors Curling ChampionshipsApril 1 …


Entertaining events draw new visitors to communities in Vancouver, coast, mountain regions

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Events in the Vancouver, Coast and Mountain region, listed by community, include:Burnaby2019 World Ringette ChampionshipsNov. 22-Dec. 1, 2019Funding: $10,500CloverdaleClover Valley Beer Festival presented by The Property TwinsAug. 8, 2020Funding: $10,000Harrison Hot SpringsLights by the LakeNov. 23, 2019-Jan. 12, 2020Funding: $10,000Harrison Festival of the ArtsJuly 11-20, 2020Funding: $10,000RichmondCARHA Hockey World CupMarch 29-April 5, 2020Funding: $80,0002020 Canada Cup International Wheelc …


Premier travels to Lower Post to meet with First Nations, visit former residential school

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

Representatives from the Taku River Tlingit, Tahltan and Kaska Dena First Nations met with Premier John Horgan on Oct. 1, 2019, in Lower Post to have important community conversations about the next steps on reconciliation.These meetings in Lower Post were part of a 2018 commitment to visit the community along with the 3 Nations and discuss the next steps toward working with the Nations, the Province and the Government of Canada to tear down and replace the former residential school building in …


B.C. wins big at Western Canadian Music Awards

 October 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, News, Politics /  No Comments

British Columbia musicians shone at the 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMA), with Vancouver’s Dan Mangan winning four awards including Rock Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.Mangan is among the 10 B.C. artists honoured at the annual event that celebrates the best of artistic and music-industry talent in western Canada. Mangan also received two awards at the WCMA Industry Awards for Recording of the Year and Impact in Live Music.He is one of the six winners who received provinci …



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