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  1. City of Penticton Welcomes Inaugural Pacific Coastal Airlines Flight from Vancouver
    The inaugural flight represents the start of new non-stop flight service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal and Penticton Airport that will support travel for essential service workers, passengers travelling for medical appointments, and cargo transportation.

    January 13, 2021
  2. Rossland Launches Official Community Plan Update
    The City’s existing OCP was adopted in 2008 and is now 12 years old. Much has happened since the current plan was adopted and Rossland has been experiencing steady growth and is projected to continue to be a desirable place to settle. The updated OCP will provide a renewed vision for Rossland for the next decade and beyond.

    January 11, 2021
  3. Petition to Remove Langley Township Mayor and Councillors Dismissed
    Ten residents of the Township launched the petition late in 2019, alleging the Mayor and Councillors named had been in a conflict of interest by accepting campaign donations from contributors affiliated with development firms while their projects were “in stream” and under consideration by Council. Justice Paul Walker ruled against the petition on January 8 and dismissed the case, stating there was no evidence of “pecuniary interest".

    January 11, 2021
  4. Quirky Calls to Vancouver’s 3-1-1 in 2020
    Can you keep a camel in Vancouver, if only for its milk? This was one of the most memorable questions asked of the City’s 3-1-1 contact centre in 2020.

    January 11, 2021
  5. New Development will Bring Community Features to Cultural Core of Downtown Kelowna
    The long-term land lease of 350 Doyle Avenue, the former site of Kelowna’s RCMP headquarters, has been finalized and all conditions lifted. The proposed mixed-use project by RISE Commercial Developments will be one of the first steps to realizing a vision of vibrancy for this key downtown area as outlined in the Civic Precinct Plan.

    January 8, 2021
  6. Campbell River and iTel Networks Partner to Expand CRadvantage Internet Service for Local Businesses
    In addition to serving current and potential new customers on the open-access fibre optic network, iTel will provide Internet services to City facilities and subscribing businesses throughout the community.

    January 8, 2021
  7. Baylink Networks Awarded Construction Contract for Connected Coast High-Speed Internet Project
    CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District are happy to announce Baylink Networks as the prime contractor for designing and building the Connected Coast project. The Connected Coast will bring high-speed Internet accessibility to rural and remote communities along coastal B.C., Haida Gwaii, and Vancouver Island. It will connect communities to a subsea fibre-optic network that will run from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii, down the Sunshine Coast, and around Vancouver Island.

    January 7, 2021
  8. RDOS Electoral Areas Collaborate on Bear-Resistant Garbage Carts
    The Anarchist Mountain Bear Group from Electoral Area "A" worked with Electoral Area “F” Director Riley Gettens to include residents of West Bench, enabling the group to purchase bear-resistant carts at an optimal discount price.

    January 6, 2021
  9. Fort St. John and BCGEU Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) have ratified a 3-year agreement. City employees agreed to an increase of 2% effective January 1 of each year of the agreement, along with some improvements to benefits.

    January 4, 2021
  10. Fort St. John and IAFF Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the Fort St. John Fire Fighters Association International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 2143 have ratified a new agreement. The two-year agreement ensures pay rate parity with the Delta Fire Fighters’ Union, Local 1763 of the IAFF, and provides a 2.5% increase for the 2020 and 2021.

    January 4, 2021
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