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  1. Joint Statement from Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth
    Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum have released a statement regarding Surrey policing

    August 23, 2019
  2. Union of British Columbia Municipalities to End Commercial Vehicle Licensing Program
    The Commercial Vehicle Licensing program will be ending December 31, 2019. UBCM has administered this program since 1987. Following a program review with member input, UBCM determined that the program had ceased fulfilling the original intent of the program and distributed funds in disproportion among local governments.

    August 23, 2019
  3. Office of the AGLG Releases Performance Audit Report on the Township of Langley
    Local Government’s Role in Ensuring Clean Drinking Water

    August 22, 2019
  4. Diane Kalen-Sukra Writes for the World
    In her book, Save Your City—subtitled “How toxic culture kills community and what to do about it”—Diane Kalen-Sukra tackles a big subject. With 25 years of experience as a community builder in a variety of leadership roles, Kalen-Sukra is raising her voice against the increasing, toxic incivility she sees everywhere—from the school yard to the workplace to the public square—and offers a list of doable actions that will redirect the trend.

    August 21, 2019
  5. City of Pitt Meadows Receives $412,000 for Flood Mitigation Plan
    The City of Pitt Meadows has received $412,000 in funding as part of the Government of Canada’s National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for the development of a Flood Mitigation Plan.

    August 21, 2019
  6. City of Revelstoke Launches Tech Strategy 2.0
    The City of Revelstoke has received $100,000 in funding from the B.C. Rural Dividend Fund to build on the success of its community-wide Technology Strategy.

    August 19, 2019
  7. The City of Kelowna's Wheelhouse: A New Way of Looking at Housing Needs
    The housing continuum model is a linear progression from homelessness or housing need to homeownership. Used around the word, it’s an approach to visually depict different segments of housing.

    August 19, 2019
  8. Columbia Basin Trust Working to Improve Flood Resiliency in Several Basin Communities
    Several Columbia Basin communities will soon have newly acquired, state-of-the-art data that will help them work toward reducing the risks and impacts associated with flooding. This is thanks to a project that is collecting LiDAR and orthophoto imagery of major water bodies near populated areas across the majority of the southern part of the Basin. Columbia Basin Trust brought partners together to secure the $2-million project.

    August 16, 2019
  9. Okanagan Water Board Responds to Federal Announcement on Mussels & Milfoil
    The Okanagan Basin Water Board is pleased to see a reprieve from the proposed federal endangered listing of the native Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel (RMRM). The matter has been referred for further study and consultation. The Water Board is now renewing its call to be permitted to continue rototilling invasive milfoil weeds at public beaches and boating areas.

    August 16, 2019
  10. City of Vancouver Launches New Open Data Portal
    The City of Vancouver has launched its new open data portal making it easier than ever for users to access, search, visualize, build maps, charts and explore the more than 160 public datasets available at, without ever having to leave the browser.

    August 15, 2019
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