The Government of B.C. is made up of ministries, agencies and Crown corporations. Browse ministry, agency and Crown corporation websites for the latest news, service plans, publications and more.

Ministry of Agriculture and Lands

General Responsibilities:

  • Agriculture, aquaculture and food industry development
  • Animal health and crop/plant protection
  • Food safety and quality
  • Commercial fisheries and fish processing
  • Marine fisheries and seafood industry development
Ministry of Justice

General Responsibilities:

  • Criminal justice and family law
  • Administrative law policy
  • Court administration
  • Legal aid and public legal education
  • Alternate dispute resolution
Ministry of Children and Family Development

General Responsibilities:

  • Adoption and reunion services
  • Child protection and family development
  • Foster care
  • Child care
  • Early childhood development
Ministry of Education

General Responsibilities:

  • K-12 standards and accountability
  • K-12 funding
  • Independent schools
  • Literacy
  • Libraries
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

General Responsibilities:

  • Forest stewardship policy
  • Timber supply, inventory and tree improvement
  • Forest health
  • Forest investment
  • BC Timber Sales
Ministry of Energy and Mines

General Responsibilities:

  • Electricity and alternative energy policy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Renewable energy development
  • Innovative Clean Energy Fund
  • Mines and minerals policy
Ministry of Health

General Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and support for the health service delivery system
  • Health promotion, protection and preventative health
  • Aboriginal health promotion
  • Public health planning
  • Provincial Health Officer
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

General Responsibilities:

  • Transportation planning and policy
  • Highway construction and maintenance
  • Commercial vehicle safety and inspections
  • Port and airport development
  • Infrastructure grants
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training

General Responsibilities:

  • Labour
  • Tourism strategy
  • Aboriginal tourism
  • Recreational fish and wildlife promotion
  • Small Business Roundtable
  • Small Business BC