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  1. BC Confirms Funding for Transit Improvements in Metro Vancouver
    The provincial government confirmed on May 27th, its support for public transit in Metro Vancouver and for finding innovative ways to develop new housing.

    May 27, 2016
  2. Nelson Launches Public Conversation on Short-Term Residential Rentals
    Nelson residents, business owners, short term rental hosts, and visitors are being invited to weigh in on short-term rentals, learn about what regulations currently govern short-term rentals in Nelson, and articulate what rules they might like to see in the future.

    May 27, 2016
  3. Whistler Skateboard Park Opens with Latest Street-Style Elements
    Measuring at over 50,000 square feet, the Whistler Skate Park is now the second largest skate park in Canada.

    May 27, 2016
  4. Maple Ridge Acquires Whonnock Lake Property
    The City of Maple Ridge has purchased a piece of waterfront property on Whonnock Lake for approximately $2 million as part of a long term strategic plan to acquire all of the properties on the shoreline.

    May 27, 2016
  5. Partnership to Create 358 Affordable Housing Units on Vancouver-Owned Sites
    Families and seniors in need of affordable housing will benefit from 358 new rental and co-op homes in Vancouver, thanks to an agreement between the City of Vancouver, the governments of Canada and British Columbia, and the co-op and non-profit housing sector.

    May 26, 2016
  6. Vancouver Selected to Join 100 Resilient Cities Global Network
    Mayor Gregor Robertson welcomed an announcement from 100 Resilient (100RC) selecting Vancouver among the final cohort of international cities invited to join the network of 100 cities at the forefront of building urban resilience.

    May 25, 2016
  7. Northern Rockies Wins National Asset Management Award
    The municipality's asset management system has proven to be an extremely beneficial tool that provides Northern Rockies with the data required to apply analytic decision making to major capital investments, giving consideration to stakeholder interests, economic conditions, and existing asset conditions.

    May 25, 2016
  8. Government of Canada Announces Support for Community Infrastructure in British Columbia
    The second intake of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program launches in the West.

    May 24, 2016
  9. SLRD Introduces New Bylaw Notice Enforcement and Adjudication System Share
    The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District has implemented a new system for enforcing the regulatory provisions of many of its bylaws.

    May 19, 2016
  10. Emergency Notice System Puts Central Kootenay Residents In-the-Know
    Emergency communications in the Regional District of Central Kootenay are getting a big boost from a new system that will notify residents and visitors about emergency events throughout the region.

    May 18, 2016
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