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  1. Prince George and Canfor Enter Partnership for Naming Rights to New Downtown Pool
    When it opens later this year, the new aquatic facility will be called the Canfor Leisure Pool after Canadian Forests Products Ltd.’s (Canfor’s) successful bid in the City's recently concluded Request for Expressions of Interest for naming rights to the new facility.

    May 12, 2022
  2. West Coast Communities Urge Campers to Reserve Sites at Authorized Campgrounds Before Venturing to the Area
    Over the past two camping seasons, the west coast of Vancouver Island has experienced an unacceptably high level of illegal and backroad camping. The impact of this disrespectful behaviour has had a negative impact on Indigenous Territorial lands and highly sensitive surrounding ecological areas including local aquifers. It has also put much needed first responders at risk.

    May 12, 2022
  3. City of Surrey wins BCRPA Facility Excellence Award for Clayton Community Centre
    Clayton Community Centre has been designed to offer a unique mix of welcoming spaces that support social inclusivity, gathering, and connection of various ages, family compositions, genders, abilities, and cultures.

    May 12, 2022
  4. Province Launches Surrey Langley SkyTrain Engagement
    The project will extend the current Expo Line by 16 kilometres, from King George SkyTrain to 203 Street in the City of Langley. The extension will run on an elevated guideway primarily along the Fraser Highway, adding eight new stations and three new bus exchanges along the route.

    May 10, 2022
  5. City of Trail Says Yes to 100% Renewable Energy Transition
    Trail joins 12 other communities in the Kootenay region to commit to taking meaningful action for a healthy, safe, and secure community.

    May 6, 2022
  6. Province, Mayors Co-ordinate Investigation Into Prolific Offenders
    The Province, in co-operation with British Columbia’s Urban Mayors’ Caucus, has hired two experts to investigate and report on prolific offenders and random violent attacks, and the necessary actions.

    May 5, 2022
  7. Metro Vancouver Launches Recycling and Disposal Cost Estimator
    The estimator was used almost 2,300 times during its first month in operation, and the top three searched items were mattress/box spring, furniture, and garbage.

    May 4, 2022
  8. FVRD Adopts Anti-Racial Discrimination and Anti-Racism Policy
    The policy shows the FVRD's commitment to conducting day-to-day business operations and governance in an anti-discriminatory and anti-racist manner and environment. It applies to all employees, elected officials, contractors, volunteers, and students working or volunteering for the FVRD or providing professional services.

    May 2, 2022
  9. Minister Farnworth Releases Statement on Police Act Report
    Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released a statement in response to the report by the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act.

    April 29, 2022
  10. Province Strengthens Disaster Financial Assistance
    To alleviate financial pressures of rebuilding critical infrastructure on public-sector applicants, including local governments, Emergency Management BC is modifying the cost-sharing formula so the provincial contribution increases as the cost of the project goes up. The local authority’s contribution will be a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 10% of the total project cost, based on a per-capita cost-share model.

    April 29, 2022
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