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  1. RMOW releases Climate Action Big Moves Strategy
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) continues to prioritize tackling the serious threat of climate change. This week the draft Climate Action Big Moves Strategy was presented to Whistler Council – including six proposed Big Moves focused on the transportation, buildings and waste sectors and a new proposed 2030 target for Whistler’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions.

    July 10, 2020
  2. Colwood Monitoring Traffic Flow To Inform Transportation Planning
    The City of Colwood will use Bluetooth technology as one tool to monitor traffic flow and inform transportation improvements. The traffic monitoring system will also provide the public with convenient and reliable traffic information so they can make informed decisions on the best timing, mode, and route for their trips.

    July 10, 2020
  3. City of Vancouver to Create More than 250 Homes Using Revenue from Empty Homes Tax
    Four proposed affordable housing projects in Vancouver will receive grants totalling more than $8 million dollars following approval by City Council yesterday.

    July 9, 2020
  4. Province to Support Flood Planning and Mitigation
    Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding.

    July 9, 2020
  5. Comox Valley Regional District Awarded Poverty Reduction Strategy Grant
    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD), in partnership with the City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and K’ómoks First Nation, is pleased to announce it has received $100,000 grant funding to undertake a regional poverty assessment and reduction strategy.

    July 8, 2020
  6. City of Terrace Receives $500,000 from Province for Grand Trunk Pathway Connection
    The City of Terrace has been awarded a $500,000 Rural Community Development Grant, which will allow the City to go ahead with the Grand Trunk Pathway Completion and Connection Project: Terrace to Kitsumkalum.

    July 8, 2020
  7. City of Richmond’s District Energy Utility Wins Energy Award
    The City of Richmond has received international recognition for having the first district energy system in Canada to provide heating and cooling to large format retail buildings using this innovative, environmentally friendly technology.

    July 7, 2020
  8. Burnaby City Council Approves Bold Climate Action Plan
    Burnaby City Council has approved a Climate Action Framework, a roadmap for the City as it takes meaningful actions to address climate change.

    July 7, 2020
  9. Strathcona Regional District Community Broadband Plans Now Available Online
    The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) hosted Community Broadband Planning forums in June of 2019 where seven communities within the regional district were visited throughout a two-week block.

    July 6, 2020
  10. Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in Northern British Columbia to create jobs and strengthen communities
    New investments in community infrastructure by the governments of Canada and British Columbia will benefit Island communities while also supporting economic recovery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic by getting projects under way and meeting communities’ needs as they restart their economies.

    July 6, 2020
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