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  1. RDOS Electoral Areas Collaborate on Bear-Resistant Garbage Carts
    The Anarchist Mountain Bear Group from Electoral Area "A" worked with Electoral Area “F” Director Riley Gettens to include residents of West Bench, enabling the group to purchase bear-resistant carts at an optimal discount price.

    January 6, 2021
  2. Fort St. John and BCGEU Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) have ratified a 3-year agreement. City employees agreed to an increase of 2% effective January 1 of each year of the agreement, along with some improvements to benefits.

    January 4, 2021
  3. Fort St. John and IAFF Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the Fort St. John Fire Fighters Association International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 2143 have ratified a new agreement. The two-year agreement ensures pay rate parity with the Delta Fire Fighters’ Union, Local 1763 of the IAFF, and provides a 2.5% increase for the 2020 and 2021.

    January 4, 2021
  4. District of Kitimat and Unifor 2300 Ratify Collective Agreement
    The District of Kitimat and municipal employees represented by Unifor 2300 have ratified a new Collective Agreement. The four-year deal is from January 1, 2021 and expires December 31, 2024.

    December 31, 2020
  5. High-Speed Internet Benefits People in Rural and Indigenous Communities
    Thousands more people in rural and Indigenous communities are benefiting from improved high-speed internet thanks to provincial investments in connectivity infrastructure projects.

    December 23, 2020
  6. Shuswap-Area Municipal Workers Donate $5,000 to Local Charities for the Holiday Season
    Municipal workers from Salmon Arm, Enderby, Sicamous and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District are donating $5000 to local charities helping the communities cope with COVID-19. CUPE 1908, representing 179 workers in the Shuswap region, are making the donations to help community members most effected by the pandemic over the holiday season.

    December 23, 2020
  7. British Columbia Cowichan Tribes Enter One-Year Cannabis Agreement
    The Government of British Columbia and Cowichan Tribes have entered a time-limited agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA).

    December 23, 2020
  8. Cowichan Aquatic Centre Expansion
    Construction began in June 2020 during a complete facility closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the facility reopened to patrons in the fall, work was largely completed. Now, as of December 21, 2020, we are excited to announce the construction is complete!

    December 22, 2020
  9. City of Richmond Receives Award for Mitchell Island Stewardship
    The City of Richmond has been awarded $75,000 from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund to support its ongoing work on the Mitchell Island Environmental Stewardship Initiative.

    December 18, 2020
  10. Province of British Columbia Returns Traditional Territory to Tsartlip First Nation
    The Tsartlip First Nation took possession of the former Woodwynn Farm property on the Saanich Peninsula on Dec. 16, 2020, after the provincial government and Tsartlip signed a historic agreement to transfer the land to the Nation.

    December 18, 2020
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