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  1. CUPE Ratifies Five-Year Collective Agreement with District of Lake Country
    Changes in the agreement included items such as revamping health and wellness provisions and updating language within the contract to clarify intent. Wage adjustments over the five years are: 2%, 2%, 2% 2.25% followed by 2.5% in 2024.

    November 24, 2020
  2. Kelowna Minecraft World a Gateway to Explore Open Data
    The Minecraft game allows players to explore a 3D world and create a built environment by extracting raw materials, crafting tools and building structures or earthworks. It’s a game enjoyed by more than 120 million people worldwide.

    November 19, 2020
  3. Vancouver Takes Bold Climate Action
    Vancouver City Council approved the five-year Climate Emergency Action Plan, which contains 19 actions and sets Vancouver on an ambitious path to achieve our target to reduce Vancouver's carbon pollution by 50% by 2030.

    November 19, 2020
  4. Central Okanagan's First Region-Wide Transportation Plan Ready for Endorsement
    The Regional Transportation Plan identifies the transportation projects and priorities that will help build and maintain a healthy, thriving and connected future for the Central Okanagan. It will also help create a region where more people can choose sustainable transportation options.

    November 17, 2020
  5. Capital Regional District Partners with New First Nations Business on Biosolids Trucking Contract
    Under this agreement ḰENES, a new business created by the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council and Sangan Resource Management, will transport dried biosolids to the Lafarge Canada cement plant in Richmond for up to five years while the CRD develops its long-term management plan for the continued beneficial use of this material.

    November 13, 2020
  6. Universal Broadband Fund Receiving Applications
    The Universal Broadband Fund is designed to connect Canadians living in rural and remote communities to high-speed Internet at speeds of at least 50/10 Mbps. The program will fund a range of eligible applicants - including local governments and Indigenous entities - to extend broadband infrastructure in areas that do not currently have access to this level of high-speed Internet.

    November 12, 2020
  7. Federal-Municipal Partnership Crucial to Pandemic Response and Recovery
    The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Big City Mayors’ Caucus has issued a statement on the series of meetings between Canadian mayors and federal cabinet ministers.

    November 12, 2020
  8. Safe Restart Funds for Local Government Operations Distributed
    The province has fulfilled a commitment made in its Economic Recovery Plan by distributing $425 million under the federal Safe Restart Agreement to B.C.'s local governments.

    November 9, 2020
  9. Northern Development Approves Over $850,000 for City of Quesnel Waterfront Development Project
    Three additional projects totalling $400,000 were also approved for the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, the City of Prince Rupert, and the Village of McBride.

    November 6, 2020
  10. Richmond Goes Green with Road Paving
    As part of its continued commitment to sustainability, greenhouse gas and waste reduction, and a local circular economy principle, the City of Richmond has unveiled a recycled road.

    November 5, 2020
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