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  1. Campbell RIver Receives Awards for Three City Videos
    The award-winning videos were judged in the international Videographer Awards program directed by communication professionals. Approximately 14 per cent of entries received awards of distinction for exceeding industry standards.

    November 22, 2017
  2. MFABC Successfully Completes $500 Million Bond Offering
    The Municipal Finance Authority of British Columbia has successfully completed its fourth and final bond issue of the year, raising $500 million to support existing long-term capital projects throughout the Province

    November 21, 2017
  3. Vancouver Park Board Hires First Reconciliation Planner
    The new reconciliation planner will work with colleagues at the Park Board and City of Vancouver to advance mutual goals and create lasting relationships between municipal governments and indigenous communities.

    November 17, 2017
  4. Vancouver to Expand Successful Public Bike Share Program
    The City, in partnership with Mobi by Shaw Go and TransLink, is pleased to announce an expansion of the bike share program service area to Commercial Drive.

    November 17, 2017
  5. Maple Ridge Named NAIOP 'Most Business Friendly Municipality' For Third Year
    On Thursday, November 23, 2017 the Metro Vancouver Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) will present Maple Ridge Mayor Nicole Read with a NAIOP Award for Municipal Excellence recognizing Maple Ridge as the "Most Business Friendly Municipality" in the region for the third consecutive year.

    November 16, 2017
  6. 2017 Grants-in-Lieu of Property Taxes Received by BC Communities
    Grants-in-lieu of property taxes are distributed every November and reimburse local B.C. municipalities for the services they provide to the public and their support of public infrastructure, such as parks, municipally run sewers, roads and fire protection.

    November 16, 2017
  7. Vancouver Council Approves New Short-Term Rental Regulations
    Vancouver City Council has approved new regulations for short-term rentals, legalizing rentals of less than 30 days in principal residences in Vancouver.

    November 15, 2017
  8. Coquitlam's Centre Park Named Canada's Greatest Public Space for 2017
    On World Town Planning Day, November 8, the Canadian Institute of Planning named the 42 hectare park as the 2017 Great Public Space winner in their annual Great Places in Canada contest.

    November 15, 2017
  9. Coquitlam to Re-Focus International Partnerships
    The City of Coquitlam will be moving from seven international city partnerships to two, in order to more effectively and strategically focus these relationships.

    November 14, 2017
  10. Whistler Launches New All-in-One Web Map Service
    New online Geographic Information System provides mapping technology that will give residents, visitors and businesses easier access to municipal database information contained in a mapping format.

    November 14, 2017
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