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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Communities Receive Support for Clean Innovation and Infrastructure Planning
    The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced funding for 42 new initiatives in communities across Canada through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP).

    February 12, 2019
  9. City of Nanaimo Council Signs Code of Conduct
    At their meeting on Monday, February 4, 2019, Nanaimo City Council unanimously voted to adopt a code of conduct.

    February 11, 2019
  10. City of Revelstoke Developing New 3 Year Resort Development Strategy
    Last year, the Province of BC announced that it was extending the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) for a further three years (2019 to 2021.

    February 11, 2019
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