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  1. Ride-Hailing has arrived in the City of Vancouver
    The City of Vancouver has issued its first ride-hailing business licences to Lyft and Uber.

    January 27, 2020
  2. TransLink's New Canada Line Trains Increase Service for Customers
    Four new Canada Line trains begin service today, increasing customer capacity by 15 per cent during peak hours. The brand-new trains will provide more space, frequency and comfort to customers.

    January 22, 2020
  3. Fort St John Receives $75,000 Provincial Grant
    The City of Fort St. John received $75,000 from the provincial government through the Community Support Grants Program that is being directed to the Fort St. John Salvation Army's food hub programs. This funding is designed to support B.C. mill workers and their families who have been affected by the recent mill closures and shift reductions.

    January 22, 2020
  4. How BC Ice Rinks are Cutting Costs and Emissions with Cool Technology
    Canadians know how to put ice to good use: hockey, figure skating, curling. But not all ice is created equal—cracks, bumps and bubbles are not welcome. You need a lot of hot water to resurface ice to keep it hard and smooth, and it takes a lot of energy to heat that water.

    January 22, 2020
  5. Richmond Becomes Metro Vancouver’s First Certified Bat Friendly Community
    The City of Richmond has officially been designated the first certified Bat Friendly Community in Metro Vancouver – recognizing these furry, warm blooded mammals as valuable components for a healthy natural environment.

    January 21, 2020
  6. Kelowna’s Intelligent City Strategy Focuses on People
    On Monday, January 20th, Kelowna City Council reviewed the City’s first Intelligent City Strategy.

    January 21, 2020
  7. 3,500 New Affordable Homes Underway or Completed in Vancouver
    A new affordable rental housing project for seniors and families on Southwest Marine Drive is part of the 3,500 new homes underway or completed in Vancouver, thanks to partnerships between the Province, the City of Vancouver and community partners.

    January 21, 2020
  8. Building Permits Issued in City of Surrey Breaks $2 Billion Mark
    The City of Surrey set a new record in building permit values issued in 2019. The total construction value exceeded $2.29 billion last year, which is 33% higher than the previous record total of $1.52 billion from 2018.

    January 17, 2020
  9. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Accepting Community Proposals to Test Emerging Technology
    Communities interested in being on the front lines of testing new and emerging transportation technologies (such as e-scooters and electric skateboards) are invited to submit proposals to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

    January 17, 2020
  10. City of Nanaimo Partnership to Tackle Nanaimo Homelessness
    The City of Nanaimo’s Council led Health and Housing Task Force, which was established by Nanaimo City Council this year, in partnership with the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition, and United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island have joined forces with Turner Strategies and Help Seeker to support system change initiatives to address current community challenges relating to homelessness.

    January 16, 2020
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