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  1. Lantzville and Snaw-naw-as Nation Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Prioritize Cooperation and Dialogue
    The District of Lantzville and Snaw-naw-as Nation (Nation) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding focused on strengthening their government-to-government relationship, furthering dialogue, and working together in the best interests of both communities.

    June 18, 2021
  2. Terrace City Council Declares Downtown in Crisis
    At its June 14, 2021, regular council meeting, Terrace Council discussed the challenges around homelessness, mental health, and addictions in the downtown area, declaring the City of Terrace downtown is in crisis and that more collaboration and conversation is needed to effect change.

    June 18, 2021
  3. Okanagan Mayors Take to Social Media with Water Conservation Call
    As the weather heats up in the Okanagan, so does the competition between communities to be named "Make Water Work Community Champion". This week, Okanagan mayors helped kick off Make Water Work, a valley-wide outdoor water conservation campaign, with videos on social media, pledging to conserve this summer.

    June 18, 2021
  4. Commissioning Getting Underway for Comox Valley Water Treatment Project
    On June 23 treated water will begin flowing from the new intake at Comox Lake through to taps around the Comox Valley. The new system will ramp up over several weeks and filtered water is expected to reach all homes connected to the Comox Valley Water System by mid to late-July. Commissioning will be complete with the new system fully operational by mid-August.

    June 18, 2021
  5. Province Supports Local Governments to Invest in Businesses, People
    The Province is providing $500,000 to expand the British Columbia Social Procurement Initiative through a one-time grant to the City of Victoria. The program encourages participating local governments and organizations to pool resources, and gives them the tools and training to make smarter purchasing decisions that focus on best value rather than only the lowest price

    June 16, 2021
  6. Fruitvale Now a Living Wage Employer: Challenges other Municipalities
    People working for the Village of Fruitvale can share a certain amount of pride knowing that their local government is taking steps to reduce poverty in their community. The Village of Fruitvale is now a Living Wage Employer.

    June 15, 2021
  7. Phased Return of Whistler's Online Services Begins, Will Continue Over Next Few Weeks
    At this point in time, experts leading the investigation believe that access to the RMOW’s network was the result of a zero-day vulnerability. The investigation has determined that only private personal information of RMOW employees was impacted and has not found evidence that any of the public’s private personal information was compromised.

    June 15, 2021
  8. BC Lends Support to Temporary Patios Going Permanent
    More than 2,000 temporary patios authorized to serve liquor during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply to become permanent under amended provincial liquor regulations. This includes prospective patios that are supported by local governments and meet local bylaws.

    June 15, 2021
  9. Vancouver City Council Ratifies Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 15
    The term is three years, beginning January 1, 2020, and expiring December 31, 2022. The settlement provides for wage increases totalling 6% over the three years of the contract.

    June 14, 2021
  10. Canada and FCM Invest in Asset Management in British Columbia Communities
    The Government of Canada is investing $693,626 in 15 new projects in British Columbia communities through the Municipal Asset Management Program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities on behalf of the federal government.

    June 14, 2021
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