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  1. Richmond's Alexandra District Energy Utility Awarded Highest Honour
    Richmond's Alexandra District Energy Utility awarded the highest honour from The International District Energy Association.

    July 28, 2016
  2. Qualicum First Nation and Regional District of Nanaimo sign Cooperation Agreement
    Qualicum First Nation and Regional District of Nanaimo have signed a Cooperation Agreement, which will build trust and understanding between the two parties.

    July 27, 2016
  3. Campbell River among lowest in B.C. for unacceptable material in curbside recycling
    Campbell River residents were among the lowest of the low when it came to recycling last year, which has made it the most efficient recycling program in the province.

    July 27, 2016
  4. Upgrades Coming to Port Alberni Valley Regional Airport
    The Port Alberni Valley Regional Airport will be receiving a grant of $729,215 to fund upgrades under the B.C. Air Access program.

    July 26, 2016
  5. Province Takes Action on Housing Affordability
    Newly introduced legislation creates new measures to help make home ownership more affordable, establishes a fund for market housing and rental initiatives, strengthens consumer protection, and gives the City of Vancouver the tools it requested to increase rental property supply.

    July 25, 2016
  6. Surrey Installs 'Surrey Spot' Summertime Pop-Up Park
    'Surrey Spot' consists of curved benches, a bar table, xylophone bench, street piano, planters, and bistro tables. Bold and bright colours unify the painted spots on the ground, the playful furniture and the piano. The concept is meant to provide a fun, refreshing place of activity, performance and an opportunity for pedestrians to pause and enjoy the public realm.

    July 25, 2016
  7. Composting Pilot Project Underway in East Kootenay Regional District
    The program accepts nearly all kitchen scraps. While many residents in the East Kootenay already compost fruits and vegetables on a small scale, there are food scraps, such as meats, cheeses, paper plates, and paper towels that are not appropriate for backyard composting due to the potential for attracting wildlife and pests. These are all accepted in the pilot program.

    July 25, 2016
  8. Improvements Coming to Prince Rupert Airport
    The Government of B.C. is providing $300,000 in B.C. Air Access Program funding to support infrastructure improvements at Prince Rupert Airport

    July 22, 2016
  9. Vancouver Park Board Launches Van Splash Consultation
    Vancouver Park Board launches Van Splash consultation and "quick start" pop-up pool

    July 22, 2016
  10. Communities on Vancouver Island Benefit From BikeBC Funding
    Communities on Vancouver Island will receive almost $2.7 million in BikeBC funding.

    July 20, 2016
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