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  1. Whistler Requires Business Licences for All Accommodation Marketed to Tourists
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and Tourism Whistler are reminding all owners of short term rentals to ensure they have a business licence to market nightly accommodation to tourists.

    February 15, 2019
  2. Legislative Changes to Benefit B.C. Local Governments, Communities
    The Province has proposed a number of legislative changes that will clarify provincial and local government authorities, help local governments better respond to community needs and support British Columbia’s affordable housing goals.

    February 14, 2019
  3. City of Richmond 2019 Budget Funds Major Increases For Police and Fire Staffing
    An additional 107 policing and fire staff are part of Richmond’s 2019 Operating Budget and 5 Year Financial Plan (2019-2023).

    February 13, 2019
  4. Communities Receive Support for Clean Innovation and Infrastructure Planning
    The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced funding for 42 new initiatives in communities across Canada through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP).

    February 12, 2019
  5. City of Nanaimo Council Signs Code of Conduct
    At their meeting on Monday, February 4, 2019, Nanaimo City Council unanimously voted to adopt a code of conduct.

    February 11, 2019
  6. City of Revelstoke Developing New 3 Year Resort Development Strategy
    Last year, the Province of BC announced that it was extending the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) for a further three years (2019 to 2021.

    February 11, 2019
  7. City of Surrey Launches Vision Zero Surrey Safe Mobility Plan
    At the first BC Vision Zero Summit today, the City of Surrey launched the Vision Zero Surrey Safe Mobility Plan.

    February 11, 2019
  8. TransLink and BC SPCA Tackling the Pigeon Problem
    TransLink and the BC SPCA are teaming up to humanely reduce the pigeon population at VCC-Clark SkyTrain Station.

    February 8, 2019
  9. Independent Review Concludes Auditor General for Local Government Offers Value
    The office of auditor general for local government will continue to operate. An independent review shows that the office offers value as a resource for communities to help them deliver the services people count on.

    February 8, 2019
  10. City of Colwood earns Distinguished Budget Award
    The City of Colwood 2018 Financial Plan has been recognized with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

    February 7, 2019
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