Reports and Publications
Since its establishment in August 2001, the Premier's Technology Council has released 12 reports making recommendations to government.
The first report was published on November 22, 2001. It identified strategies to bridge the digital divide and make British Columbia recognized as the best place to live, learn, work and prosper.
The second report was released on April 2, 2002. It lists 45 recommendations for improving broadband infrastructure, increasing public access to the Internet, developing high tech industry and marketing British Columbia.
The council's third report was released on September 23, 2002. It focuses on government IT procurement, e-health and venture capital.
The council's fourth report was released on March 27, 2003. It outlines priorities government should address in the coming year. In addition, the report begins to address strategies for developing key industry clusters including alternative energy, new media and wireless. The report also discusses online learning and it recognizes service awards in the public sector.
The fifth report was released on January 12, 2004. It contains 17 recommendations on capital and investment, e-learning and employment standards for high-tech companies. The report also provides an update on the fuel cell strategy and emerging technologies initiative.
The sixth report was released on July 28, 2004. It reports results from regional consultations and e-Learning Roundtable held between February and April 2004. It contains 14 recommendations on the digital divide, e-learning, e-health, alternative energy and investment and capital.
The seventh report was released on April 18, 2005. It contains 15 recommendations on e-health, capital and investment, human resources, power technology and new media.
The eighth report, released on April 13, 2006, makes 20 recommendations that address Identity Management, Privacy and Security in government service delivery, broadband access (particularly for first nations), access to capital, power technology, and the development of a Centre for Digital Media.
The ninth report, released March 5, 2007, makes nine recommendations addressing electronic assessment in the education system, using technology to deliver citizen centred services, and the development of WINlab.
The tenth report, released October 12, 2007, makes 57 recommendations on learning technology, clean technology and innovation and commercialization.
The eleventh report was released on July 14, 2008 and makes three recommendations that address: Clean Technology, Regional Innovation and Industrial Design.
The twelfth report, released on April 13, 2009, reviews the progress that has been made towards creating a knowledge-based society, the impact of PTC recommendations and determines what themes are important in the future to ensure B.C.’s continued prosperity.
The thirteenth report, was released on June 21, 2010 and makes seven recommendations focusing on addressing issues in venture capital, applying clean-energy technology and decreasing friction in commercialization.
Special Report - A Vision for Growing a World-Class Power Technology Cluster in a Sustainable British Columbia (4.53 MB).
This report, commissioned by the Council, outlines the vision and strategy that will make British Columbia a world leading provider of smart power solutions. It identifies five key areas where B.C. can take a leadership role that will result in significant economic opportunities and job creations.
- 13th Report (924 KB)
- 12th Report (956 KB)
- 11th Report (1088 KB)
- 11th Report - Supplement (1647 KB)
- 10th Report (1158 KB)
- 10th Report - Supplement (951 KB)
- 9th Report (807 KB)
- 8th Report (880 KB)
- 7th Report (889 KB)
- 6th Report (958 KB)
- 5th Report (919 KB)
- 4th Report (1.11 MB)
- 3rd Report (662 KB)
- 2nd Report (1.28 MB)
- 1st Report (172 KB)