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  1. Okanagan Rail Trail Officially Opens
    The nearly 50 km multimodal recreational trail spans from Coldstream to Kelowna. Residents in the communities will be connected by an attractive, accessible and safe, walking and cycling trail that allows them to include exercise into their daily routines and enjoy opportunities to explore nature and learn about the heritage of the area.

    September 27, 2018
  2. Sidney Council Approves New Bylaw for Short-Term Rentals
    The approved zoning bylaw amendment will allow short-term rentals but limits them to properties occupied by a long-term resident who has empty bedrooms in their home or wishes to rent out their home while they are on vacation.

    September 27, 2018
  3. City of Vernon Receives Award for Financial Reporting
    Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that the City of Vernon has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

    September 25, 2018
  4. City of Vancouver Approves Grant for Local Street Team
    As part of the ongoing efforts to improve safety and security in the Granville Entertainment District, Council has approved a one-time grant of $20,000 to maintain operations of the Good Night Out street team until January 2019.

    September 25, 2018
  5. City of Powell River Consents to Historic Land Designation
    In a precedent setting decision, the City of Powell River has consented to having properties within City boundaries designated as Tla’amin Nation Treaty Settlement Lands.

    September 24, 2018
  6. Affordable Rental Homes Under Construction in Williams Lake
    People in need of affordable housing in Williams Lake, including those with disabilities, soon will have access to new, safe and secure housing, with construction underway on 39 rental homes.

    September 24, 2018
  7. Islands Trust Calls on Ottawa to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Freighter Anchorages
    At its September meeting, the Islands Trust Council called on the federal government to work towards eliminating the use of 33 commercial freighter anchorages throughout the Southern Gulf Islands, an area Transport Canada refers to as the South Coast of British Columbia.

    September 24, 2018
  8. Saanich Offers Land for Modular Supportive Housing
    The District of Saanich has offered access to land at the Municipal Hall campus to BC Housing to provide modular supportive housing units for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

    September 21, 2018
  9. Museum of Surrey Ready to Roar
    The City of Surrey invites members of the public to a free grand opening celebration for the new Museum of Surrey, located at 17710 56A Ave., on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    September 21, 2018
  10. District of Squamish Recognized for Public Engagement Work
    The campaign to update the District of Squamish Official Community Plan has been recognized for the way it encouraged residents to participate.

    September 21, 2018
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