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  1. Province of B.C. Announces $50M Investment in Rural Internet Service
    Government is making the largest investment in connectivity in the province’s history, with $50 million to expand high-speed internet service for people living in approximately 200 rural and Indigenous communities.

    March 12, 2019
  2. Township of Langley All Aglow for Earth Hour
    On Saturday, March 30, the Township of Langley will join the fight against climate change by turning off non-essential lights in select facilities between 8:30 and 9:30pm as part of Earth Hour . Organized by the World Wildlife Fund , Earth Hour is an annual global effort designed to make a difference for the planet

    March 11, 2019
  3. City Of Vernon Receives Prestigious Canadian Award For Financial Reporting
    Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting to the City of Vernon for its annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.

    March 11, 2019
  4. B.C. and Sts’ailes Sign Agreement to Share Resort Benefits
    The Sts’ailes First Nation will benefit from a revenue-sharing agreement signed with the Province to share revenues generated by the expansion of the Sasquatch Mountain Resort.

    March 11, 2019
  5. Partnership Between the Township of Langley and FortisBC Saves Energy and Money
    A partnership between the Township of Langley and FortisBC is not only saving on energy consumption – it’s saving money.

    March 8, 2019
  6. New Trustee Elected on Hornby Island
    Chief Election Officer, Peter Crawford, has confirmed Grant Scott as the new trustee-elect for Hornby Island, following the by-election for an Islands Trust representative held on March 2nd. Mr. Scott will serve in his new position as local trustee for Hornby Island until the current term of office ends in November 2022.

    March 8, 2019
  7. City of Richmond Submits Final Proposal for Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Richmond has submitted a ground-breaking and transformative final proposal for the Smart Cities Challenge. The proposal includes initiatives that would minimize community impacts from major disasters, while also enhancing our quality of life in day-to-day activities.

    March 7, 2019
  8. City of Vancouver and City of Surrey Submit Proposal for Canada's Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Vancouver and City of Surrey submitted their final Smart Cities Challenge proposal on March 5, 2019.

    March 7, 2019
  9. Capital Regional District Receives Post-Disaster Emergency Communication Centre
    An estimated 100,000 9-1-1 calls will be answered each year by the new South Island 9-1-1/Police Dispatch Centre, officially opened today by B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, the Capital Regional District (CRD), local police agencies and E-Comm, Emergency Communications for British Columbia.

    March 7, 2019
  10. City of Fort St. John Wins BC Economic Development Award
    The City of Fort St. John received the BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA) Economic Development Marketing Innovation Award for the Move Up Here community recruitment program.

    March 6, 2019
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