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  1. Prince George Developing Tool to Preserve Heritage During Capital Projects
    The Lheidli T'enneh First Nation supports the effort to create the City's first-ever archaeological risk framework tool and will be working with Prince George-based resource management consulting firm Norcan Consulting and the City on the project.

    September 23, 2016
  2. Harrison Hot Springs Receives Major Tourism Funding
    Harrison Hot Springs is receiving $301,393 from the Province's Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) to support its tourism industry.

    September 23, 2016
  3. Vancouver to Become Certified as Living Wage Employer
    Council has approved pursuing Living Wage Employer certification for all City of Vancouver employees and sub-contractors to be compensated at or above Metro Vancouver's living wage rate of $20.64 per hour, including direct salary and certain benefits.

    September 23, 2016
  4. Vancouver's Proposed Empty Homes Tax Going to Public Consultation
    Vancouver City Council had taken the next steps on a proposed new Empty Homes Tax to help relieve pressure on the rental housing market.

    September 22, 2016
  5. City of North Vancouver Initiative Brings Climate Information Labels to Gas Stations
    The City of North Vancouver is the first municipality in Canada to bring Greenhouse Gas Emissions information labels to gas station pumps.

    September 21, 2016
  6. B.C. Makes Largest Housing Investment Ever in Province's History
    The Government of B.C. is committing $500 million towards affordable the creation of 2,900 rental units, in partnership with non-profit societies, local governments, government agencies, community organizations and the private sector.

    September 20, 2016
  7. Squamish Council Committee Meeting to be Held on Bike Trails
    The District of Squamish will be holding it's Committee of the Whole meeting on bicycles. The aim will be to focus on active transportation opportunities.

    September 20, 2016
  8. Major Tourism Funding for Valemount
    Valemount is receiving $54,624 from the Province's Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) to support its tourism industry.

    September 20, 2016
  9. Lower Nicola Solar Project to be One of the Largest in BC
    330 solar panels with create up to 85.5 kilowatts of electricity. This is enough power to the community and any excess energy will feed back into the electrical grid.

    September 19, 2016
  10. Courtenay Hosts Municipal Information Systems Association Conference
    The conference is expected to bring in roughly $500,000 worth of economic benefit to the community, through hotel bookings, conference and leisure activities, and other economic spin-off opportunities.

    September 19, 2016
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