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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Day One: Travels to New Delhi and Chandigarh

Sat-sri akaal. (Hello in punjabi)  Of all the entries, this will most likely be the most informal, as events for our delegation […]

Premier Opens Royal Roads University in Asia

Hong Kong, China – Premier Gordon Campbell officially opened the Asia Operations office for Victoria-based Royal Roads University in Hong Kong today.

“British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions are building stronger education connections than ever before with the Asia-Pacific,” said Campbell. “The expanded Royal Roads presence in Asia will strengthen our links with the world’s fastest-growing economy and contribute to our efforts to increase B.C.’s profile as Canada’s Pacific Gateway.”

Times Colonist Reports: Premier's trade mission an important followup

Premier Gordon Campbell says he plans to sell Asia on B.C.’s green technology and medical know-how when he arrives in Shanghai today on his fourth trade mission to Asia.

The trip, which runs until Dec. 7, will also include stops in other parts of China, Hong Kong and India.

“This is an important followup on a trip that I had last year,” Campbell said yesterday before flying out. “It’s going to be a long trip, but I hope it will be worthwhile.
“We’re really going to be talking about the trade relationships that we have. We are also going to be pushing our environmental technology.

Times Colonist Reports: Carmanah Named B.C. Exporter of the Year

Two Victoria high-tech companies were singled out at the 2007 B.C. Export Awards yesterday, but Carmanah Technologies walked away with the biggest […]

Premier To Promote Green Tech, Trade, Education in Asia

Premier Gordon Campbell will promote B.C.’s expertise in green technology and life sciences, as well as opportunities in trade, education and investment […]

BC Introduces Climate Action Legislation

British Columbia took a major step forward in the fight against global warming with the introduction of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets […]

AP Reports: ‘Milestone’ Stem Cell Advance Reported

Scientists have made ordinary human skin cells take on the chameleon-like powers of embryonic stem cells, a startling breakthrough that might someday […]

Government of Canada Invests in Clean Solar Energy

OTTAWA – The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $1.1 million for demonstration projects promoting photovoltaic (PV) and solar […]

BCIC Opens Regional Office at VITP and Appoints Nevin Thompson As Regional Collaboration Manager

BRITISH COLUMBIA – BC Innovation Council is delighted to open its new office at the Vancouver Island Technology Park and announce the […]

LifeSciences BC: Dr. Michael Hayden Awarded 2007 Prix Galien

LifeSciences British Columbia, the industry association representing the province’s biotech, medical device and greater life sciences community is pleased to extend our […]