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  1. Pattullo Bridge Replacement Will Improve Safety and Create Good Jobs
    Premier John Horgan has announced that the B.C. government is moving forward with the construction of a $1.377-billion bridge to replace the aging Pattullo Bridge.

    February 16, 2018
  2. Tofino Receives Community Emergency Preparedness Funding
    Project will map flood plains, sea level rise planning areas, and identify tsunami evacuation routes and safe areas.

    February 16, 2018
  3. City of Maple Ridge Receives Financial Award for 27th Straight Year
    On Tuesday, February 13, Patrice Impey, Chief Financial Officer for the City of Vancouver and Canadian Committee Member for the Government Finance Officers Association, presented the City of Maple Ridge with the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting.

    February 16, 2018
  4. New Westminster's Innovation Week Builds on Last Year's Success
    New Westminster City Council has proclaimed February 23 to March 3, 2018, Innovation Week in the city. In its second year, Innovation Week will showcase New Westminster as an avid participant in conversations around research, technology, and innovation.

    February 14, 2018
  5. West Vancouver Memorial Library Launches The Lab
    The Lab presents a new vision for digital learning in B.C. public libraries. Designed for active participation and social interaction, it transforms learning into a collaborative and creative experience.

    February 14, 2018
  6. Okanagan Indian Band and City of Vernon to Participate in CEDI to Foster Joint Economic Collaboration
    The Okanagan Indian Band and City of Vernon are proud to announce their participation in the Community Economic Development Initiative , a national program delivered jointly by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers.

    February 9, 2018
  7. Vancouver's New Positive Ticket Program Empowers Youth with Free Rec Passes
    Vancouver Park Board Community Youth Workers, VPD School Liaison Officers and Youth Services Officers will be handing out tickets to young people as a reward for good behaviour such as returning a lost wallet, being a positive role model for a friend, or creating an inclusive space by inviting youth to join in a sport.

    February 9, 2018
  8. Abbotsford and University of the Fraser Valley Launch Innovative 'CityStudio Abbotsford' Program
    CityStudio will support the launch of experimental projects as part of an immersive and innovative education experience where students and faculty will connect with City of Abbotsford staff to research, design, and implement projects through which they develop job skills, experience group processes, and network with sector experts.

    February 7, 2018
  9. Cannabis Retail, Driving Laws Amongst New Firm-on-Safety Policy Decisions
    Province also states that while B.C. will not cap the number of retail licences available, licences will not be issued without the support of local governments, which will have the authority to make local decisions, based on the needs of their communities.

    February 6, 2018
  10. Vancouver and Surrey join forces for Smart Cities Challenge
    The cities of Vancouver and Surrey are partnering together to submit a joint application for the Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge, a nationwide competition encouraging cities to share their best ideas to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.

    February 6, 2018
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