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June 22, 2017

Speech From The Throne

Today in the Legislature, your BC Liberal government laid out a renewed vision and a bold plan for British Columbia’s future. You can read more about it here. This vision is firmly based on our values as a free enterprise coalition party. We will always stand for balanced budgets, low taxes, and recognizing that entrepreneurship and Read More…

By Christy Clark
May 31, 2017

The Next Step

Let me start by thanking you again for all your support in one of the hardest-fought elections in BC history. While we ended up one seat short of a majority government, you helped elect a formidable team of BC Liberal MLAs who will work hard, day in and day out, to keep our province strong Read More…

By Christy Clark
May 11, 2017

Thank You

Thank you for all your support in this campaign. Over the past 28 days, I travelled over 13,000 kilometres, visiting 55 ridings in every region of BC. I met countless British Columbians from every walk of life – hearing their needs, their concerns, and their hopes. Last night, Today’s BC Liberals won the provincial popular Read More…

By Christy Clark
February 21, 2017

What Balanced Budget 2017 Means For You

  Reducing taxes. Strengthening our economy. And investing in the services British Columbians rely on. Those are the themes of Budget 2017 introduced today by Finance Minister Mike de Jong – the fifth our BC Liberal government has balanced in a row. That puts us in an exclusive club here in Canada – along with Read More…

By Jillian Stead
January 12, 2017

Pipeline politics: BC’s 5 conditions

What do you do when companies want to build or expand heavy oil pipelines through the province that we love, and ship that product by tanker off our coast? Almost five years ago, as the Trans Mountain and Northern Gateway pipeline proposals were taking shape, Premier Christy Clark and our BC Liberal government set out Read More…

By Jillian Stead
December 15, 2016

The path forward for K-12 education

As BC Liberals, we believe the needs of students should come first – and that means that government, teachers, and school district need to work together. The relationship between the teachers’ union and the provincial government in BC has often been a challenging one. That’s not surprising – employers and employees don’t always see eye Read More…

By Jillian Stead
December 15, 2016

Housing action: BC HOME makes buying a first home more affordable

Back when I hosted a talk radio show, my favourite part of the job was hearing the thoughts, opinions, and concerns of regular British Columbians. I still hear from those people – but as Premier, I often have the ability to do something about their concerns. That includes the challenge of saving up the down Read More…

By Christy Clark
November 7, 2016

For our biggest and best convention yet — thank you!

For us, one of the best things about Convention is connecting with old and new friends from all over BC. In those conversations last weekend, one theme kept coming up — Convention 16 was not only our biggest, but also our best one yet. And the reason is you. On behalf of the Convention 2016 Read More…

By Jillian Stead
November 4, 2016

Just the facts on LNG

Our intention to establish a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export industry in BC is based on favourable geography and economics. Northeast BC has a vast supply of easily accessible natural gas – but with the United States increasingly meeting its own domestic energy needs, our ability to export our resource to the south is constrained. Read More…

By Jillian Stead
October 7, 2016

Kirstine Stewart is coming to #BCL16

We just got word that Kirstine Stewart is coming to #BCL16, and we’re excited. If you haven’t already read it, her bestselling book Our Turn is all about leadership in a time of generational shifts in the workforce, and changing opportunities with the emergence of new technologies. Kirstine is the Chief Strategy Officer for Diply, a Read More…

By Jillian Stead