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  1. Courtenay Selected for National Pilot Project
    The City of Courtenay has been chosen to participate in a national pilot project that will help strengthen the city’s resilience to the effects of climate change. 72 communities from across Canada are participating in the initiative. Courtenay will be using the pilot project to develop an action plan for flood mitigation in the downtown core through a combination of natural assets and the built environment.

    March 23, 2018
  2. Hayley Wickenheiser Brings Renowned Female Hockey and Development Event, WickFest, West to Surrey
    The City of Surrey is proud to announce a partnership with one of the top female hockey players of all time, Hayley Wickenheiser, to bring the The Canadian Tire Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival (affectionately known as WickFest) to Surrey on January 31 to Feb 3 of 2019.

    March 22, 2018
  3. Resort Municipality of Whistler Adopts new Provincial Bylaw Adjudication System
    Voluntary compliance with a bylaw will still be the first step in the bylaw enforcement process. What has changed is bylaw notice disputes are reviewed by adjudicators from Mediate BC, appointed by the Ministry of the Attorney General, rather than through the Provincial Court System used previously.

    March 22, 2018
  4. Delegation of Northern BC Mayors Travel to Ottawa to Discuss the Importance of LNG Development
    Seven mayors from across northern British Columbia were in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22, 2018 for meetings with the federal government.

    March 22, 2018
  5. New Downtown Location Planned for Victoria Fire Hall and Emergency Operations Centre
    A new Victoria public safety building will be built downtown under an agreement reached with local developer Dalmatian Developments Limited Partnership, a Jawl Residential and Nadar Holdings Ltd. venture.

    March 21, 2018
  6. Whistler Council Approves Infill Housing Strategy
    The strategy anticipates policy and bylaw changes that will enable eligible residential property owners to develop a number of different infill housing types including stratified suites, additional suites, small lot subdivisions and duplexes.

    March 20, 2018
  7. Mayors Approve Largest Transit and Transportation Investment in Metro Vancouver History
    Demand for transit will grow as more than one million additional people are expected in the region over the next 30 years. A balanced regional plan will fund an unprecedented expansion of the transportation network .

    March 19, 2018
  8. Port Coquitlam Adopts New Enhanced Smoking Restrictions
    The city took a close look last year at best practices in the region, province and beyond when researching a replacement for the smoking bylaw adopted in 2002. Under the bylaw, "smoking" covers all cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and other equipment used to smoke or burn tobacco, cannabis and other plant material.

    March 16, 2018
  9. Vancouver Takes Next Step to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
    Council has approved the recommendation to update requirements for new multi-unit residential buildings to increase EV-ready residential parking stalls from 20 percent to 100 percent, as well as expand charging station infrastructure across the city, and develop a preferential parking policy for zero emissions vehicles.

    March 16, 2018
  10. Capital Regional District Board Adopts Regional Growth Strategy
    The updated RGS bylaw replaces the region’s first growth strategy, adopted in 2003. Changes include population and employment projections to the year 2038, new sections on food systems and climate action, and updates to growth management and water servicing policies to reflect a commitment to contained urban growth.

    March 16, 2018
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