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  1. City of Penticton Invites Ideas for Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Penticton and the Smart Cities Challenge Team invites Penticton residents to bring ideas on the most pressing issues facing Penticton and how technology can be part of the solution to the Smart Cities booth at the ExpOCP.

    January 16, 2018
  2. New Housing Coming For Homeless People in Smithers
    People who are homeless or who are at risk of homelessness in the Town of Smithers will soon have access to new supportive housing as part of the British Columbia government’s modular-housing program.

    January 15, 2018
  3. Lake Country Wins National Public Engagement Award
    The District of Lake Country has recently won a national public engagement award for improving the development notification signage in the community.

    January 15, 2018
  4. Purchase of CP Rail Corridor Between Armstrong and Sicamous Finalized
    The Regional District of North Okanagan and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have successfully concluded the purchase of a section of CP Rail corridor that runs from Sicamous and Armstrong, excluding a number of sections owned by the Splatsin, after a legal and environmental examination of the property coming back as being satisfactory.

    January 10, 2018
  5. District of Saanich Underground Infrastructure Information Now Available to Citizens
    Saanich continues to enhance the way citizens, businesses, public partners, vendor partners, and educational institutions can obtain, view, query and understand spatial information. Our data cataloge and GIS map tool contain information about Saanich parks, infrastructure and more.

    January 9, 2018
  6. Metro Vancouver Land-Matching Project Connects New Farmers to Farmland
    A pilot project that matches new farmers looking to get their start in B.C. agriculture with available fertile farmland in the Metro Vancouver area will kick off in 2018, thanks to a $25,000 investment from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.

    January 8, 2018
  7. Mediation Finds Solutions to Regional Growth Strategy Dispute for Capital Regional District
    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board will consider a revised Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) bylaw at its January 10, 2018 meeting. The revised bylaw incorporates solutions to disputed provisions that were agreed to by all participants in the RGS mediation process.

    January 8, 2018
  8. City of Richmond Promotes Workplace Inclusion Through Customized Employment Program
    The City of Richmond has committed to actively creating employment placements for individuals with disabilities.

    January 4, 2018
  9. Campbell River Airport to Launch City-Owned Jet Fuel Facility
    Jet fuel sales at the Campbell River Airport (YBL) will be provided at a more spacious facility and at a more competitive price starting Dec. 28.

    December 21, 2017
  10. District of Lake Country Receives Canadian Award for Financial Reporting
    The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to the District of Lake Country by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2016 annual financial report. Chief Administrative Officer, Alberto De Feo presented the Award to Chief Financial Officer Tanya Garost and Finance staff members Annie Lynch and Richard Wagner at a televised Council meeting Tuesday, December 19, 2017.

    December 21, 2017
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