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Volume 65, No. 4
39/2022
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 1, 2022

B.C. Reg. 39/2022, deposited February 22, 2022, under the BALANCED BUDGET AND MINISTERIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ACT [section 9]. Regulation of Treasury Board, dated January 27, 2022.

Treasury Board orders that the attached Minister of State for Trade Expected Results for the 2022/2023 Fiscal Year Regulation is made.

— S. ROBINSON, Chair, Treasury Board.

MINISTER OF STATE FOR TRADE EXPECTED RESULTS
FOR THE 2022/2023 FISCAL YEAR REGULATION

Application of this regulation

1 This regulation applies to the Minister of State for Trade for the 2022/2023 fiscal year.

Definition

2 In this regulation, "Act" means the Balanced Budget and Ministerial Accountability Act.

Minister of State for Trade

3 The expected results that the Minister of State for Trade is to achieve for the purposes of section 5 (3) of the Act are as follows:

(a) promote the 2022 BC Export Awards;

(b) continue to consult with key stakeholders as ministry teams work towards developing a new B.C. Trade Diversification Strategy which should include new strategies to expand B.C.'s export opportunities;

(c) continue to support Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd.'s efforts to actively maintain, create and diversify demand for B.C.'s manufactured wood products in key international markets;

(d) continue to promote B.C. food and agriculture exports in collaboration with the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries;

(e) promote trade readiness programs across B.C., including B.C.'s Export Navigator program, to help more small businesses export their goods and services;

(f) continue to promote the benefits of free trade agreements to help B.C. businesses leverage new opportunities;

(g) continue to engage with industry stakeholders to identify sector-focused special projects that would support economic development, trade and innovation in sectors including aerospace and broader forest innovation;

(h) lead consultation to advance the Mass Timber Action Plan including engaging with the Mass Timber Advisory Council and industry stakeholders;

(i) support the development and implementation of a made-in-B.C. Shipbuilding Strategy through engagement of stakeholders and partners, including the B.C. Shipbuilding Advisory Committee;

(j) submit to Cabinet a report on the results referred to in paragraphs (a) through (i) on or before March 31, 2023.


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