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  1. Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Nanaimo's New Fire Station #1
    New building will also be home to the FireComm/Dispatch Centre, the administrative headquarters for the Nanaimo Fire and Rescue department and the City's Emergency Coordination Centre.

    July 31, 2020
  2. Vancouver Approves Pilot Program for Alcohol Consumption at Four Public Plazas
    The pilot supports residents who do not have access to private outdoor spaces, such as a balcony or backyard, by providing designated spaces where they can bring and consume alcohol within specified hours.

    July 31, 2020
  3. Economic Development and Tourism Service Agreement Renewed in Comox Valley
    The Comox Valley Regional District and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society recently signed a revised service agreement to deliver economic development and tourism services.

    July 30, 2020
  4. Capital Regional District Study Reveals Impact of Transportation Costs on Household Affordability
    Overall, the study found that the combined housing and transportation costs vary depending on where people live in the region. The data suggest that transportation choice could save households money.

    July 30, 2020
  5. Province and Local Election Partners Provide Guidance for Safe Byelections, Assent Votes
    The Province and its election partners are providing guidance to local governments to give people in several B.C. communities the opportunity to safely participate in local government byelections and assent votes during the COVID-19 restart and recovery period.

    July 29, 2020
  6. Funding Provided to Expand Squamish-Lillooet Composting Facility
    The federal, provincial and regional governments are announcing a $1.3-million expansion of the Sea to Sky Soils composting facility to increase organics processing, produce more high-quality compost, eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and creating local jobs.

    July 29, 2020
  7. Campbell River Council Sends Video to Encourage Charitable Donations
    As Campbell River passes the four-month mark of COVID-19 times, City Council is sending out another short video message to encourage people to make charitable donations if possible.

    July 29, 2020
  8. City of Delta Launches New Citizen Advocate Role
    The Citizen Advocate will act as a mediator for public complaints and disputes related to City matters or decisions made at the staff level including: development applications, building permits, tree cutting applications, highway use permits, and other matters.

    July 27, 2020
  9. Vancouver Bans the Sale and Use of Bear Bangers
    To protect the safety of residents in Vancouver and reduce unwelcome noise, bear bangers and other exploding animal deterrents may no longer be sold or used within city limits.

    July 27, 2020
  10. New Permanent Supportive Homes Coming to City of Campbell River
    The Province, through BC Housing, is partnering with the City of Campbell River to build 50 new permanent supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness in the community.

    July 24, 2020
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