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Finance Committee Report

coat of armsAs Chair on the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, MLA Dan Ashton released the Report on the Budget 2015 Consultations.

Over 1,800 submissions by British Columbians from all regions were received by the committee and form the 58 recommendations that will go forward to the Government for review.

Please review the report on the Legislative Assembly Committees website here.

Government news

  • Provincial state of emergency extended

    The Province of British Columbia, today, formally extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of day August 4, 2017. Premier John Horgan announced on July 19, 2017 that the state of emergency was being extended.

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  • People must stay off four lakes in Cariboo Fire Centre

    The BC Wildfire Service is reminding everyone that public access to Williams Lake, Watson Lake, Lac La Hache and Horse Lake has been restricted since July 14, 2017. This area restriction order was necessary to keep people off these lakes and assist with wildfire suppression efforts.

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  • Kamloops MCFD staff provide help and comfort to evacuated families

    “I am exhausted and I don’t want my kids to see me cry,” the single dad with two young children was holding back the tears when he was approached by child protection worker Nicole Auger in the Kamloops evacuation centre, asking how she could help.

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  • Crews responding to new fires in Southeast Fire Centre

    BC Wildfire Service personnel are responding to 18 active wildfires throughout the Southeast Fire Centre. Although some wildfires are visible from surrounding communities, none of these fires is immediately threatening communities or structures.

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