News Release Archive

258 record(s) found.

  1. BC Transit, Unifor Local 333 Ratify Agreement
    BC Transit and employees represented by Unifor Local 333 have ratified a new agreement under the B.C. government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate.

    February 14, 2020
  2. City of Revelstoke and CUPE 363 Workers Reach Agreement
    The City of Revelstoke and CUPE 363 are pleased to announce that a five-year agreement has been reached, representing all municipal workers in Revelstoke.

    February 18, 2020
  3. Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Metro vancouver Sign Co-Operation Agreement for Belcarra Regional Park
    Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) and Metro Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) today celebrated the signing of an historic co-operation agreement for Belcarra Regional Park, recognizing both Tsleil-Waututh's ancestral ties to the land and the present use by its members as well as a Metro Vancouver regional park.

    February 19, 2020
  4. City of Nanaimo Raising a Flag for Reconciliation
    At 9:30 am the morning February 20th, a Snuneymuxw First Nation flag placement ceremony occurred on the steps of City Hall. Returning the flag to its permanent position recognizes the important relationship between the City of Nanaimo and the Snuneymuxw First Nation.

    February 24, 2020
  5. Province of BC, First Nations Enhance Caribou Protection
    After years of respectful dialogue, the B.C government has partnered with the Saulteau and West Moberly First Nations and the federal government to achieve a historic agreement that strives to protect southern mountain caribou in northeastern B.C., while considering the social and economic well-being of communities and stakeholders in the region.

    February 24, 2020
  6. Grants Launch to Support Future Affordable Housing Projects in the City of Vancouver
    More than 20 non-profit and co-op housing organisations have gathered with housing representatives from the City and provincial and federal governments today as a new affordable housing grant stream launches.

    February 25, 2020
  7. Lake Country receives Canadian Award for Financial Reporting
    Lake Country’s annual financial report for the year ended December 31, 2018 was awarded the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

    February 26, 2020
  8. Cowichan Leadership Group Seeks Support from Provincial Government
    The Cowichan Leadership Group is asking the provincial government for urgent funding and support for escalating addictions and housing challenges.

    February 26, 2020
  9. Leading the way on ride-hailing, City of Vancouver approves single regional licence
    City Council has approved an interim inter-municipal business licence (IMBL), which permits ride-hailing companies to operate across participating municipalities in the Lower Mainland using one business licence.

    February 26, 2020
  10. TransLink Reveals Bus Fleet Electrification Plan, Requests Mayors’ Council Endorsement
    TransLink is asking the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation to support its updated Low Carbon Fleet Strategy, which puts the region on the path to converting all buses to zero emissions technology by 2050. Metro Vancouver can make significant progress over the next decade by replacing 50% of the diesel and natural gas fleet with clean, zero-emissions battery electric models.

    February 26, 2020