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  1. History Made as Largest Community Forest in BC Awarded to FNFN / NRRM Partnership
    A partnership of the Fort Nelson First Nation and Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has received the largest community forest licence ever awarded in British Columbia.

    June 30, 2020
  2. Historic Agreement in Whistler Focuses on Economic Development and Reconciliation
    An historic agreement between the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Líl̓wat Nations, the Province, the Resort Municipality of Whistler and Whistler Blackcomb creates new opportunities for economic development, reflecting BC's commitment to reconciliation.

    June 30, 2020
  3. Responsible Drinking Pilot Begins at Seven Port Coquitlam Parks
    Responsible drinking will be permitted in the parks during regular park hours, dawn to dusk. The RCMP, parks staff and Bylaw Officers will monitor the sites as part of their regular surveillance, and will respond to complaints about irresponsible behaviour or underage drinking, as usual.

    June 30, 2020
  4. ALR Revitalization Reduces Costs, Makes Life Better for Farmers
    Fees for non-adhering residential-use applications will be reduced from $1,500 to $900. The 40% reduction in the application fees to build additional housing follows feedback from local governments and farmers and others living in the ALR.

    June 30, 2020
  5. Province Opens Applications for Infrastructure Funding to Build Stronger Communities
    The Province is now accepting applications from local governments, community groups and First Nations for nearly $160 million in infrastructure grants to help strengthen communities throughout British Columbia.

    June 26, 2020
  6. Golden to Celebrate Canada Day From Yards and Balconies with Live Music and Fireworks
    On July 1, Canada Day might look a little different, but residents of Golden will still have an opportunity to celebrate while being physically distanced, but socially together.

    June 26, 2020
  7. Province Supports Emergency Preparedness in Communities
    More than 100 local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive their share of $4.2 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding

    June 26, 2020
  8. Indigenous Artists Collaborate on Art for Nanaimo's Harewood Skatepark
    Snuneymuxw artist Joel Good, known for his carving and graphic illustration, has teamed up with Bracken Hanuse Corlett, an interdisciplinary artist hailing from the Wuikinuxv and Klahoose Nations, to create artwork for the new Harewood Skatepark in Nanaimo.

    June 26, 2020
  9. Squamish Business Resilience Program Launched to Support Widespread Business Recovery
    The District of Squamish, in partnership with Spring Activator and the Discovery Foundation has launched the Squamish Business Resilience Program aimed at supporting Squamish businesses in their recovery from closures and other impacts related to COVID-19.

    June 26, 2020
  10. Metro Vancouver Calls on BC Government to Prioritize Infrastructure in Economic Recovery Plans
    In a submission to the B.C. Government's consultation on Budget 2021, Metro Vancouver is urging the Province to consider investments in core infrastructure as an essential component of B.C.'s economic recovery strategy.

    June 26, 2020
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