News Release Archive

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  1. Funding Helps Port Alice and Northern Vancouver Island Plan for Future
    Looking for ways to diversify the economy is a top priority for Port Alice and the North Island Region. The Village of Port Alice and the North Island Region have received $30,000 in funds from the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour. The Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) is matching that investment with an additional $30,000.

    July 17, 2015
  2. Central Okanagan Regional District and Unionized Employees Ratify New Five Year Collective Agreement
    Unionized employees and the Regional District of Central Okanagan have reached agreement on a new five year contract.

    July 20, 2015
  3. City of Merritt and CUPE Local 900 Ratify Three Year Agreement
    The agreement provides a general wage increase of 1.5% retroactive to January 1, 2015 a further 1.5% increase on January 1, 2016 and a 1.75% increase on January 1, 2017.

    July 20, 2015
  4. Logan Lake Gets Funding for Renewing Existing Water Infrastructure
    Residents of Logan Lake will benefit from improved drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.

    July 21, 2015
  5. Fraser Valley Regional District Gets Funding for Hatzic East Water System Upgrades
    Residents of Fraser Valley will benefit from improved drinking water infrastructure thanks to joint funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia through the Small Communities Fund.

    July 21, 2015
  6. City of Courtenay Safety Program Recognized by WorksafeBC
    The safety program at the City of Courtenay received top marks from WorksafeBC during a recent audit.

    July 22, 2015
  7. New Interchange and Parkway Extension Announced for CRD Commuters
    The Highway 1 Admirals Road / McKenzie Avenue Interchange project will include the construction of a new interchange on the Trans-Canada Highway at Saanich. The Westshore Parkway extension project in Langford will involve the construction of a two-lane road, connecting Highway 1 to Highway 14.

    July 22, 2015
  8. Whistler's Community Monitoring Tool Now Online
    Since 1993, the Resort Municipality of Whistler has been monitoring community activities to gain insights into the economic, social and environmental dimensions of the community. Now, the 85 indicators used to measure and track progress are available online at whistler.ca/monitoring.

    July 23, 2015
  9. Surrey Integrates First-of-Kind Q&A Technology Into Mobile App
    Surrey is the first city worldwide to integrate IBM Watson into its mobile app. The technology allows "My Surrey" users to input questions and receive direct answers rather than a traditional list of search results.

    July 24, 2015
  10. Cycling Projects Promote Active, Healthy Island Communities
    Five communities on Vancouver Island will receive almost $1.4 million in BikeBC funding this year to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths for cyclists and pedestrians.

    July 24, 2015