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  1. City of Richmond’s District Energy Program Wins Again
    The City of Richmond received recently a Public Sector Leadership Award for its district energy program from the International District Energy Association (IDEA). It’s the 12th provincial, national or international award received by Richmond for its district energy initiatives since 2013.

    July 20, 2018
  2. UBCM Proposes Legislative Changes for Alternate Electoral Area Directors
    UBCM’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Alternate ‘Unelected” Electoral Area Directors has completed its deliberations and conveyed its recommendations for legislative changes to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

    July 19, 2018
  3. Resort Municipality of Whistler and Local First Nations Sign Historic Protocol Agreement
    This week, government officials from the Squamish Nation, Lil’wat Nation and Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) signed a Protocol Agreement, formally marking a renewed working relationship between the parties.

    July 18, 2018
  4. High-Priority Communities Receive Funding to Address Overdose Crisis
    Twenty high-priority B.C. communities are receiving funding from government’s new Community Overdose Crisis Innovation Fund.

    July 18, 2018
  5. Skaha Bluffs Area Boundary Extension Completed
    Penticton City Council has received confirmation that the City's Letters Patent had been amended to extend its boundaries to include a 330-acre parcel adjacent to the Upper Wiltse neighbourhood referred to as the Skaha Bluffs Area.

    July 18, 2018
  6. City of Nanaimo to Comply with Tent City Health Order
    Following an extension given to a Hazard Abatement and Prevention Order to the City of Nanaimo with respect to the tent city property on 1 Port Drive, Council has chosen to comply with the order to ensure the health and safety of occupants as well as the surrounding area.

    July 13, 2018
  7. Town of Qualicum Beach and CUPE Reach Agreement
    The Town of Qualicum Beach and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 401 have ratified a three-year deal

    July 11, 2018
  8. City of Vancouver Boosts Support for Arts, Culture and Creative Sector
    Vancouver’s arts and culture scene looks to the future with immediate actions approved by Council to secure, enhance and develop vibrant, affordable, and accessible spaces across the city.

    July 11, 2018
  9. Seniors to Benefit From Over 150 New Affordable Homes in Nanaimo
    Seniors will get relief from rising housing costs, with more than 150 new affordable rental homes coming to Nanaimo.

    July 9, 2018
  10. New Affordable Housing Opens for Elders and Seniors in Prince George
    Indigenous Elders and seniors have a new place to call home in Prince George, with the official opening of an affordable apartment complex in the community.

    July 9, 2018
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