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CHINA TRADE MISSION PROMOTES B.C. TOURISM

Fri, 10/22/2010 - 21:46
VICTORIA – A tourism trade mission to China has strengthened relations between B.C. and the tourism industry in China and will result in increasing numbers of Chinese visitors coming to British Columbia, Kevin Krueger, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts said.
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INTERNATIONAL VISITOR ARRIVALS INCREASE IN AUGUST

Thu, 10/21/2010 - 19:00
VICTORIA – International overnight visitor arrivals to British Columbia continued to rise during August 2010, according to figures from Statistics Canada.
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FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND TERRITORIAL TOURISM MINISTERS

Sat, 10/16/2010 - 15:36
VANCOUVER – Building on the theme of increasing visitors to Canada, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for tourism met this week to discuss ways to move forward on key tourism opportunities.
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NEW BOARD MEMBERS STRENGTHEN BC ARTS COUNCIL

Fri, 10/15/2010 - 20:55
VICTORIA – Five new appointments, including a new chair and vice-chair have been appointed to the BC Arts Council, announced Tourism, Culture and the Arts Minister Kevin Krueger
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VANCOUVER NAMED TOP CITY IN AMERICAS BY CONDÉ NAST

Wed, 10/13/2010 - 22:54
VANCOUVER – Readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine have once again named Vancouver the “Best City in the Americas” in the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, announced Kevin Krueger, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.
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NEW FUNDING FOR BARKERVILLE INFRASTRUCTURE WORK

Mon, 10/04/2010 - 16:15
VICTORIA – $247,000 will be provided to the Barkerville Heritage Trust for urgent infrastructure projects at the world-renowned provincial heritage site, announced Kevin Krueger, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts.
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INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS POST STRONG GAINS IN JULY

Wed, 09/22/2010 - 14:29
VICTORIA – International overnight visitor arrivals to British Columbia rose substantially during July, according to figures from Statistics Canada.
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B.C. MAKES FINALS IN ULTIMATE FISHING TOWN CONTEST

Fri, 09/17/2010 - 19:06
VICTORIA – Two B.C. communities are now in the running for top honours in a national television contest to determine Canada’s ultimate recreational fishing town. Port Alberni and Chilliwack have been named top-ten finalists in the contest after more than a month of nominations and public voting.
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BC ARTS COUNCIL RECEIVES ADDITIONAL FUNDING

Wed, 09/01/2010 - 17:55
VICTORIA – The British Columbia Arts Council will administer $7 million in funding provided through the B.C. government’s 2010 Sports and Arts Legacy to support their Strategic Plan, Kevin Krueger, Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts announced.
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‘YOU GOTTA BE HERE’ CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Tue, 08/31/2010 - 16:15
VICTORIA – The winners of the ‘You Gotta Be Here’ summer contest were announced by Tourism, Culture and the Arts Minister Kevin Krueger.
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INTERIM CHAIR OF BC ARTS COUNCIL NAMED

Tue, 08/10/2010 - 21:24
VICTORIA – Dr. Stanley Hamilton has been named interim chair of the BC Arts Council.
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