Current News Releases
- Burnaby Launches New Chinese Canadian History Resource Guide and Companion School Program
The guide, developed in partnership with a volunteer advisory committee of academic and community advisors coordinated by the Burnaby Village Museum, is valuable for anyone interested in learning more about our City's diverse history. It is also a curriculum resource for teachers and students of elementary and secondary schools.
May 27, 2022
- BC Mayors Issue Baseball Challenge - in Form of BC Cup
The BC Cup has been launched, a trophy that will go to the mayor’s office of the BC-based team that produces the most wins in head-to-head games between West Coast League baseball teams.
May 27, 2022
- Kamloops and Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Win National Award for Building Relationships Towards Reconciliation
The City of Kamloops, BC and the First Nation of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc have received national recognition for their Building Relationships Towards Reconciliation partnership from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators.
May 26, 2022
- Village of Queen Charlotte Council Votes to Restore Ancestreal Haida Name Daajing Giids
To change the municipality's name, Council must ask the Minister of Municipal Affairs to advance a request to Cabinet. By way of May 16th's ground-breaking resolution, Council has triggered the statutory two-week notice period that aims to see a formal request to Minister Cullen by June 6th 2022. From there, Minister Cullen will need to decide whether to advance the request for an Order-in-Council.
May 25, 2022
- Richmond Wins National Municipal Environment Award for its City-Wide Pollinator Program
Pollinators are paramount for a stable and thriving natural environment, which is known to improve the physical and mental health of residents. However, there is growing evidence that pollinator species, such as bees and butterflies, are in decline globally due to the pressures of urban development.
May 19, 2022
- City of Vancouver Advances Climate Action with Deep Emissions Reductions
Vancouver Council is taking action to further advance City leadership on zero-emissions buildings that will reduce the fossil fuels we burn, add cooling and air filtration in new buildings, and transform our construction processes to use more sustainable and healthy materials with less waste.
May 18, 2022
- Preserving the RDCK's Cottonwood Lake: Community Comes Together for a Greater Cause
Located just south of the City of Nelson along Highway 6 towards Salmo in Electoral Area ‘E’ of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is Cottonwood Lake. Known for its picturesque setting among the Selkirk Mountains, Cottonwood Lake is a recreation destination for residents of the RDCK.
May 17, 2022
- BC Launches New Program to Accelerate Local Climate Action
Through Budget 2022, the Province provided $76 million over three years for the Local Government Climate Action Program. Funds will be distributed to eligible governments based on each community’s population and a base amount. Participating governments will be required to show funds have been invested in projects that support the objectives of the CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 or the Climate Preparedness and Adaptation Strategy.
May 16, 2022
- City of Fort St. John to host Engine Boss Training in June
The Engine Boss Leader Course is designed for municipal Fire Departments in BC to meet the Office of the Fire Commissioner and BC Wildfire Service training and practical requirements for provincial wildfire deployments.
May 16, 2022
- Northern Development Approves Over $1.3 Million in Grant Funding for Six Economic Development Projects
Northern Development’s board of directors has approved funding for six valuable projects in central and northern B.C.
May 13, 2022