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  1. City of Nanaimo to Comply with Tent City Health Order
    Following an extension given to a Hazard Abatement and Prevention Order to the City of Nanaimo with respect to the tent city property on 1 Port Drive, Council has chosen to comply with the order to ensure the health and safety of occupants as well as the surrounding area.

    July 13, 2018
  2. Town of Qualicum Beach and CUPE Reach Agreement
    The Town of Qualicum Beach and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 401 have ratified a three-year deal

    July 11, 2018
  3. City of Vancouver Boosts Support for Arts, Culture and Creative Sector
    Vancouver’s arts and culture scene looks to the future with immediate actions approved by Council to secure, enhance and develop vibrant, affordable, and accessible spaces across the city.

    July 11, 2018
  4. Seniors to Benefit From Over 150 New Affordable Homes in Nanaimo
    Seniors will get relief from rising housing costs, with more than 150 new affordable rental homes coming to Nanaimo.

    July 9, 2018
  5. New Affordable Housing Opens for Elders and Seniors in Prince George
    Indigenous Elders and seniors have a new place to call home in Prince George, with the official opening of an affordable apartment complex in the community.

    July 9, 2018
  6. Powell River Regional District to be Renamed to qathet Regional District
    qathet Regional District is pleased to announce that on July 5, 2018 notification was received indicating the province’s approval on the requested name change.

    July 6, 2018
  7. Cumberland Breaks Ground on New Water Treatment Plant
    Cumberland is continuing to make improvements to the quality and resiliency of its community water system. Work has begun this summer to construct a new water treatment plant, which will include dual barrier disinfection of ultraviolet (UV) and on-site chlorine generation, and a treated water storage reservoir to meet the BC Drinking Water Guidelines.

    July 5, 2018
  8. K’ómoks First Nation and Comox Valley Regional District Working on Water Agreement
    The K’ómoks First Nation (KFN) and Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) are working towards an agreement in the management of regional water resources.

    July 4, 2018
  9. City of Nanaimo and CUPE Reach Agreement
    The City of Nanaimo and CUPE Local 401 have successfully reached a collective agreement to replace the previous one which expired at the end of 2016.

    July 3, 2018
  10. Court Rules in Favour of City of Victoria on Plastic Bag Ban
    The BC Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the City of Victoria and dismissed the challenge to the City of Victoria’s Checkout Bag Regulation by the Canadian Plastic Bag Association. The bylaw, which takes effect July 1, bans the use of single-use plastic checkout bags and sets a minimum price on paper and reusable checkout bags.

    July 3, 2018
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