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Government of Canada takes action to address homelessness in British Columbia

March 8, 2019                        Gibsons, British Columbia                    Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with provinces and territories, communities and other stakeholders from the private and not-for-profit sectors to prevent and reduce homelessness. Today,…
Minister Bibeau Visits British Columbia on First Agriculture Tour

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Media advisory March 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau, will be in British Columbia (B.C.) as part of the Minister’s First Agriculture Tour to meet…
Minister Ng to meet with small business owners in Coquitlam

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Media advisory March 7, 2019— Coquitlam, British Columbia The Honourable Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, will be in Coquitlam to meet with small business owners and entrepreneurs to…
Advancement on the State of Salmon Aquaculture Technology

Ottawa, Ontario – In December, the Government of Canada announced a new approach to aquaculture that is focused on ensuring Canada’s aquaculture industry is economically successful and environmentally sustainable. At this announcement, Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Honourable…
New marine refuges in Howe Sound to protect glass sponge reefs

On March 14, 2019, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced the establishment of eight new marine refuges to protect nine newly discovered glass sponge reefs. Each marine refuge will protect one glass…
Death of an inmate at Pacific Institution

March 5, 2019 – Abbotsford, British Columbia – Correctional Service Canada On March 1st, 2019, Richard Vincent Travis, an inmate from Pacific Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. At the time of his…