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  1. Joint Statement from the Mayors and Police Board Chairs of Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria
    The Mayors of Esquimalt, Saanich and Victoria have issued a statement in support of their police departments and in recognition of officers’ courage and selfless service.

    June 29, 2022
  2. City of Surrey Recognized as Canadian Leader in Accessibility
    Last year, Surrey became the first city in Canada to commit to building and retrofitting all future civic facilities to achieve RHFAC Gold. With over 40 RHFAC ratings to date, Surrey boasts the most rated sites of any municipality in Canada. 

    June 29, 2022
  3. Five-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement Signed in Terrace
    The new agreement includes wage increases of 3.5% in 2022, 3% in 2023, 3% in 2024, 2.5% in 2025, and 2.5% in 2026, for an average of 2.9% annually. Other highlights include improvements to medical and family benefits.

    June 29, 2022
  4. New Rossland City Hall and Affordable Workforce Housing Building will be Named “Rossland Yards”
    When complete in 2023, the landmark building will include the new Rossland City Hall, city offices and community meeting spaces on the main floor, and 37 units of affordable workforce housing on the three floors above.

    June 28, 2022
  5. Nanaimo Council Approves New Community Watershed Restoration Grant
    Up to $20,000 in grant funding will be available annually to community organizations, environmental non-profits and individual residents that aim to carry out watershed restoration projects focusing on urban stream and riparian restoration enhancement, natural environment protection, and/or climate change adaptation solutions.

    June 27, 2022
  6. City of Victoria Passes Bylaw to Cut Wood Waste
    The new rules are expected to divert up to 3,000 tonnes from landfill each year. Victoria is the first community on Vancouver Island, and one of only three in Canada, to implement such a bylaw.

    June 24, 2022
  7. New Funding Helps Prepare for Lytton Rebuild
    The Province is committing $21 million to help re-establish essential infrastructure and services, and sustain ongoing municipal and community-led recovery efforts.

    June 24, 2022
  8. Langford Buys Up 1.35 Acres of Downtown Land to Expand Veterans Memorial Park
    The City of Langford is expanding its central downtown park after buying up more than an acre of land previously owned by the Goldstream Masonic Lodge.

    June 23, 2022
  9. City of Coquitlam Wins Tech Award for Digital Review Process
    Earlier this month, the City received a Tech Trailblazer Award from the 2022 Granicus Digital Government Awards for automating processes for housing and other applications that were formerly completed manually.

    June 20, 2022
  10. First Vancouver City Park Gifted Name in Both Local Languages: sθәqәlxenәm ts'exwts'áxwi7
    The new park at Smithe and Richards, on the unceded territories of Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, has become the first Vancouver park to be gifted a name in both the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh languages.

    June 17, 2022
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