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  1. Greater Vancouver's Mayors Council Approves Rates and Structure for a New Transit Development Cost Charge
    TransLink will target the new DCC to raise about $20 million per year. TransLink is proposing setting residential rates between $1,200 and $2,100 per unit of new development. Non-residential rates could be set between $0.50 and $1.00 per square foot.

    December 11, 2017
  2. Prince George and BC Transit Implement 'Food for Fare'
    From December 13 to 15, 2017, passengers on BC Transit in Prince George ride for free in exchange for one (or more) non-perishable food items.

    December 11, 2017
  3. Summerland to Receive Funding, Training for Climate Change and Asset Management Practices
    The District of Summerland has been granted $52,000 in funding from the Government of Canada, through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to develop the community's asset management strategy to align with current climate change goals.

    December 8, 2017
  4. Sunshine Coast Fixed-Link Study Completed
    The study concludes that a fixed-link crossing would have considerable technical and financial challenges. Therefore, the Province will not be proceeding with a fixed link.

    December 8, 2017
  5. National Energy Board Allows Kinder Morgan to Bypass City Bylaws for Pipeline Construction Work
    The NEB has issued an order stating that Kinder Morgan is not required to comply with bylaws related to preliminary plan approvals and tree cutting permits.

    December 8, 2017
  6. Cariboo Regional District and Williams Lake Announce Sam Ketcham Pool Grand Opening
    The completed project includes a new fitness centre, lap tank, swirl pool, steam room and leisure pool. The leisure area features a waterslide, lazy river, tots area, kiddie car wash, teacup fountain, bubble pit, vortex and massage chairs.

    December 8, 2017
  7. City of New Westminster Endorses Perspective Paper on Regional Mobility Pricing
    The paper will be shared with the Mobility Pricing Independent Commission and others interested in learning more about the City's perspective on the issue of mobility pricing and decongestion charges.

    December 7, 2017
  8. Surrey and Statistics Canada Partner on Opioid Data Collection and Community Response Project
    The data generated by the project will be key to identifying the primary risk factors and will create a better understanding of the characteristics of those individuals most at risk of opioid use or overdose - including those using and dying in their residence.

    December 5, 2017
  9. Innovative Storeys Project Celebrates New Homes for 129 Vulnerable Richmond Households
    In addition to rental units, Storeys provides critical supportive services, programming and administrative space to further support tenants in achieving housing stability and life skills. The combination of partners and supportive services will allow a variety of vulnerable groups to be served, including low-income families and seniors, and individuals with mental health and addictions issues.

    December 4, 2017
  10. CUPE 2254 and Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Ratify Agreement
    The three-year agreement runs from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019 and includes a two percent wage increase in each year of the contract.

    December 4, 2017
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