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  1. District of Squamish and Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association Partner on Mountain Bike Programming for Squamish Youth
    The District of Squamish and the Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (SORCA) have announced SORCA Bike Camps, an ongoing series of day camps and programs to encourage youth aged six to 13 to develop mountain biking skills and gain confidence to ride. The program piloted through 2018 and will launch in spring 2019.

    February 22, 2019
  2. City of Coquitlam Recognized as a Top Employer
    For the second year in a row, the City of Coquitlam has been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers.

    February 22, 2019
  3. Video Database Offers Way for Public to Assist City of Delta Police
    Delta Police has launched a new way for the public to get involved in helping keep our community safe –the Community Watch Program.

    February 21, 2019
  4. B.C. First Nations, Province Partner in Historic Revenue-Sharing Agreement
    Starting April 2019, approximately $3 billion over 25 years will be shared with B.C. First Nations, meaning every First Nation community in B.C. will be eligible for between $250,000 and $2 million annually through the agreement.

    February 20, 2019
  5. Province Reinvesting in the Northwest with Grants to Regional Districts and Municipalities
    A $100-million Northern Capital and Planning Grant will go to four regional districts (Fraser Fort George, Bulkley Nechako, Kitimat Stikine and North Coast) and their 22 municipalities.

    February 19, 2019
  6. Communities to Receive Support to Address Climate Change
    FCM’s Climate change staff grants will provide funding to supplement the salary of new or existing municipal employees, which will enable them to implement initiatives that increase the municipality’s capacity to adapt to climate change or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

    February 19, 2019
  7. The Peace River Regional District Continues to Advocate for Caribou Recovery Plan Community Consultations
    The Peace River Regional District continues to advocate for an open conversation between the public and the Province regarding the status of the discussions about caribou recovery.

    February 19, 2019
  8. Whistler Requires Business Licences for All Accommodation Marketed to Tourists
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and Tourism Whistler are reminding all owners of short term rentals to ensure they have a business licence to market nightly accommodation to tourists.

    February 15, 2019
  9. Legislative Changes to Benefit B.C. Local Governments, Communities
    The Province has proposed a number of legislative changes that will clarify provincial and local government authorities, help local governments better respond to community needs and support British Columbia’s affordable housing goals.

    February 14, 2019
  10. City of Richmond 2019 Budget Funds Major Increases For Police and Fire Staffing
    An additional 107 policing and fire staff are part of Richmond’s 2019 Operating Budget and 5 Year Financial Plan (2019-2023).

    February 13, 2019
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