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  1. Construction of Victoria’s New Public Safety Building Reaches Key Milestone
    In a first for the region, the 12-storey building will include 130 purpose-built affordable homes for low- and moderate-income seniors, families and individuals. With funding from BC Housing, Pacifica Housing will own and operate the top eight storeys of the building. This new housing is part of more than 3,000 new affordable homes either completed or underway in the Capital Region by the Province, including more than 900 underway in Victoria.

    April 14, 2021
  2. Achieving Equitable Access to Health Services with a Northern Rockies Health Advocate
    Because of Fort Nelson’s geographic isolation, residents of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality often experience significant burdens in accessing health services including high costs, frequent long-distance travel, extended wait times for appointments and significant numbers of referrals for services that residents in other communities do not.

    April 14, 2021
  3. Vancouver Releases Annual Short-Term Rentals Report
    Two and half years after our short-term rental regulations came into effect, Vancouver's latest annual short-term rental highlight report shows industry partnership and ongoing enforcement is improving compliance amongst operators in Vancouver.

    April 14, 2021
  4. Vernon Council Endorses City's First Climate Action Plan
    The plan articulates a path to a resilient future for Vernon, where the community is more prepared for the impacts that climate change will bring and has worked to reduce its emissions.

    April 13, 2021
  5. Penticton Council Seeks Support from UBCM to Help Challenge Provincial Paramountcy
    On behalf of City Council, Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki, has sent a letter to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) President, Brian Frenkel, requesting UBCM prepare a letter to BC Premier, John Horgan, supporting Council’s position that the Province’s recent use of Paramountcy is a violation of two Council decisions and the City’s zoning Bylaws.

    April 13, 2021
  6. Esquimalt Public Safety Building Project Takes Important Next Step in Funding
    The design of the building will look to the future, allowing for expansion for the police and fire departments and some township services, as well as providing valuable commercial space on Esquimalt Road, Capital Regional District offices, a dedicated emergency operations centre as well as other space for public use.

    April 13, 2021
  7. Fort St. John Receives Award for 2019 Annual Report
    The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Fort St. John by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

    April 13, 2021
  8. Esquimalt Launches Memorial Banner Program
    Members of the community will have the opportunity to take part in a veterans memorial banner program in the Township of Esquimalt. The banners will feature their loved one’s name and conflict served set on the backdrop of a remembrance-themed design.

    April 9, 2021
  9. New Westminster Recognizes Faith-Based and Non-Profit Sector, Volunteers, and Funders for COVID Response
    Over twenty faith-based organizations and non-profit organizations are involved with city task forces that address the needs of at-risk and vulnerable populations, as well as the needs of seniors, persons with disabilities, and the homeless.

    April 9, 2021
  10. Okanagan Water Board Celebrates Major Milestone in Valley Water Protection
    The Okanagan Basin Water Board has marked the 15th year of its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement grants with the awarding of funds to projects throughout the valley that will enhance water security.

    April 9, 2021
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