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  1. Colwood Supports New Child Care Facility in Partnership with Hulitan Family & Community Services and School District 62
    Through this unique collaborative partnership supporting Hulitan Family and Community Services Society's request of fee reductions and grant contribution amounting to $311,667, the City will have the opportunity to assist in the creation of 97 new child care spaces within Colwood.

    December 13, 2022
  2. Surrey Council Approves Plan to Retain RCMP as Police of Jurisdiction
    The final report which details how the RCMP will staff up and ensure safety for all residents in Surrey through excellence in policing and well-established crime prevention programs will be sent to the Solicitor General and Minister of Public Safety by Dec. 15 for his review.

    December 13, 2022
  3. City of Richmond Goes Greener with Two Innovative Electric Vehicle Initiatives
    The City has added two fully electric cargo vans to its fleet, which already has one of the highest levels of non-combustion engine vehicles among regional municipalities. It has also installed Richmond’s first solar powered EV charging station, adding a new dimension to clean energy sources and climate sustainability.

    December 12, 2022
  4. Colwood and View Royal Amateur Radio Operators Join Forces to Strengthen this Critical Role in Emergencies
    Building on the successful merger of the Colwood and View Royal Emergency Support Services Teams in 2008, Colwood Council has approved a plan to support and strengthen this service by joining forces with the View Royal radio operators.

    December 9, 2022
  5. Surrey Introduces ‘Street Smart’ Pilot to Support People Experiencing Homelessness
    The Surrey Street SMART program has been operating since September 2022 and involves Community Outreach Workers and Surrey Bylaw Enforcement Officers working together in City Centre to support community members experiencing homelessness and other complex challenges.

    December 8, 2022
  6. Central Saanich’s Active Transportation Plan Gets Rolling
    A new pathway along Benvenuto encourages walking and cycling to Butchart Gardens and Tod Inlet, and two school zones were reconfigured with light-activated crosswalks and additional sidewalks.

    December 7, 2022
  7. Surrey Opens Hygiene Facility With Washroom, Shower and Laundry Access to Support People Experiencing Homelessness
    This dedicated facility aims to support the health, hygiene, and well-being of community members experiencing homelessness and other complex challenges.

    December 7, 2022
  8. FVRD Receives $9.9 Million for New Wastewater Treatment Plant
    Funding will support the construction of a new facility to upgrade collection and provide secondary treatment of wastewater, manage sediment, and remove nutrients like nitrogen to control algae growth and protect aquatic habitats.

    December 2, 2022
  9. Town of Ladysmith Taking Action to Address Themes Arising from the Poverty Reduction Strategy
    As part of the UBCM grant funding, projects over the coming months include supporting a harvesting/gleaning program to bring additional food to the Ladysmith Resources Centre Food Bank, supporting the delivery of food to Stz’uminus residents in need, and supporting nutritious afterschool snack programs in the community.

    December 2, 2022
  10. Coquitlam Recognized as Leader in Workplace Safety
    The British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) named Coquitlam among the winners of its 2022 Organizational Safety Award, which recognizes B.C. local governments with a track record of reducing workplace injuries, illness, disease and fatalities.

    December 1, 2022
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