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  1. Committee Kicks off Public Engagement on ALR Revitalization
    The Minister of Agriculture’s advisory committee has released its consultation paper on revitalizing the ALR and ALC, and is seeking opinions and feedback.

    February 6, 2018
  2. Campbell River Gets National Recognition for Bold Climate Change Combat Efforts
    The City of Campbell River has been honoured by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for efforts to tackle climate change.

    February 5, 2018
  3. UBCM Releases Housing Strategy Report
    A new housing strategy from the Union of B.C. Municipalities is calling upon all levels of government to take action to address the issue of housing affordability. The strategy supports the provincial goal of constructing 114,000 new units over ten years; actions to mitigate the impact of foreign and domestic speculation; and policies aimed at preventing homelessness.

    February 2, 2018
  4. New Growth Supports Expansion of Key Richmond Services
    The new growth is supporting the achievement of key city objectives, including providing funding of a new Capstan Station on the Canada Line, expected to be built within the next few years; a new City Centre North Community Centre; a major expansion of local child care spaces; and hundreds of new affordable housing units.

    February 2, 2018
  5. North Coast Regional District Announces New Website Launch
    The NCRD website has been developed to provide more information and interactivity for and with residents, visitors and the general public who live, work or play within the north coast.

    February 1, 2018
  6. Maple Ridge Enacts New Home Based Business Guidelines to Promote Local Employment
    The new regulations expand the types of businesses permitted and define the allowable space in different types and sizes of properties. They also lay out the number of employees and customer visits that are appropriate for the neighbourhood.

    February 1, 2018
  7. City of Richmond, Passenger Transportation Board, Richmond RCMP Target Illegal Ride Sourcing Services
    Over the past two weeks, City, Passenger Transportation Branch and RCMP investigators conducted a number of coordinated enforcement operations to target known ride sourcing operators that have been blatantly flaunting provincial regulations, as well as operating without municipal business licences.

    January 30, 2018
  8. Prince George Brier 2020 Bid Aims to Bring 'Canada's Greatest Winter Party' to Northern BC
    Residents can place a $20.20 deposit on an individual Brier tournament ticket that would demonstrate personal commitment and support of the tournament being held in Prince George.

    January 26, 2018
  9. Vancouver's Northeast False Creek Final Plan to go to City Council
    The plan is the result of some of the most extensive consultation the City has undertaken, including hearing from over 17,500 people at more than 90 events.

    January 25, 2018
  10. Surrey Fire Service Employing Technology to Proactively Respond to Overdose Clusters
    With opioid overdoses on the rise, the City of Surrey’s Fire Service has turned to technology to warn fire, police, and emergency health responders when a bad batch of drugs may have hit the streets.

    January 23, 2018
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