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  1. Clean Infrastructure Benefits People in Prince George
    Up to a dozen new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in Prince George as a result of a provincial funding announcement today. They're part of 55 new stations that will be installed throughout the north as a result of funding from CleanBC, the Northern Development Initiative Trust, and partner municipalities including Prince George. The planned expansion of the vehicle charging network will make it easier for Prince George residents to opt for cleaner transportation options.

    September 2, 2020
  2. Hundreds of new supportive homes proposed for people in Vancouver
    The Province is partnering with the City of Vancouver to build 450 new supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

    September 2, 2020
  3. Minister’s Statement on International Overdose Awareness Day
    Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day, Monday, Aug. 31, 2020: “Today, we are coming together around the world to raise awareness of overdoses, help reduce the stigma around substance use and recommit to doing everything we can to turn the tide on this terrible crisis. It is a day to remember loved ones who have been lost to this crisis and show our support for their families and friends as they continue to grieve. Each and every person who died was the light of someone’s life, and their absence leaves a profound void."

    August 31, 2020
  4. Province introduces Active Transportation Planning Grant
    The Province is introducing a new Active Transportation Planning Grant, which will enable local governments to receive funding to incorporate or strengthen active transportation components of their community development plans.

    August 31, 2020
  5. Healthy Natural Environments Action Guide Supports Natural Space Stewardship and Equitable Access
    Designed to support Indigenous governments and non-Indigneous local governments, BC Healthy Communities’ newly-released PlanH Healthy Natural Environments guide includes, key action items, examples and case studies to inform and inspire community efforts to create equitable, sustainable, health-promoting natural environments.

    August 27, 2020
  6. Squamish Council Endorses First Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy
    Council has endorsed an Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy that aims to support a vibrant cultural sector and identity, create connectivity and enhance the availability of cultural activity in Squamish.

    August 26, 2020
  7. City of Penticton and DPA Launch Downtown Piano Project
    In partnership with the Downtown Penticton Association, the City of Penticton is excited to launch the Piano Project, a new initiative inspired by similar "pop-up-piano" programs that operate in other municipalities throughout Canada.

    August 26, 2020
  8. New Artworks Coming to Downtown Victoria this August
    The City of Victoria is installing artworks in signage kiosks, vacant storefronts, an alley, and Bastion Square, animating various downtown sites to celebrate local creatives and enhance everyday artistic encounters.

    August 21, 2020
  9. District of Squamish Announces Economic Partner Forum
    The voluntary group will provide a collaborative framework to share expertise, knowledge and resources in an effort to fulfill on economic development strategies, plans and actions outlined in the District's Strategic Plan.

    August 20, 2020
  10. Transportation Planning Study Launches in Fraser Valley
    A broad transportation and development study is underway. It will look at traffic congestion and travel demand in the fast-growing region and examine and evaluate options for new transit and transportation initiatives in the Fraser Valley.

    August 19, 2020
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