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  1. City of Richmond Reaches Agreement with CUPE Workers
    The agreement, which covers the period January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2027, will see the City’s unionized employees receive wage increases of 4.5 per cent in 2024, 4.0 per cent in 2025, and 3.5 per cent in 2026 and 2027, as well as a onetime inflationary support and retention lump sum payment.

    May 22, 2024
  2. Meet the Fleet – City of Victoria Releases Third Set of Vehicle Trading Cards
    The trading cards showcase five City fleet vehicles – a zero-emission electric van, a mini excavator, a snow removal truck, a zero-emission electric car and a road paver.

    May 22, 2024
  3. The City of Langford Partners with SD62 on Future High School Amenities
    Langford Council announced its commitment for a full-size turf field and lights for the future high school. In addition to the full-size turf field, Langford Council indicated a strong interest in exploring a partnership with the District for a large-scale performing arts theatre on the new school site.

    May 22, 2024
  4. Langford Wins Community Project Award for the Langford Station
    The Langford Station is in its third year of operation and has already turned into a popular destination for both visitors and residents. The arts district consists of business incubator spaces, artist studios, food trucks, open gathering space, public art, a dog park, and formalized parking.

    May 21, 2024
  5. BC Growing Communities Fund supports five City of Chilliwack projects
    With just over $1 million in support from the BC Growing Communities Fund, the City of Chilliwack has completed five community amenities throughout the city to provide residents with more recreational opportunities.

    May 21, 2024
  6. District of Kitimat, Haisla Nation win Economic Reconciliation Award
    The District of Kitimat is proud to say that together with Haisla Nation it has won the BC Economic Development Association's Economic Reconciliation Award (for a community less than 20,000).

    May 21, 2024
  7. District of Coldstream and CUPE Local 626 Ratify New Collective Agreement
    The District of Coldstream and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have reached a new three-year collective agreement that will be in effect from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2026.

    May 16, 2024
  8. City of Kimberley Reaches Collective Agreement with United Steelworkers
    Over the four-year agreement, all classifications of unionized employees will receive wage adjustments of 5.5%, 4.5%, 4.0%, and 3.0%. Other items of note include health spending and vacation improvements. 

    May 15, 2024
  9. B.C. Takes Action to Strengthen Northern Rural Communities
    The Government of B.C is contributing as much as $33 million across rural areas of the province for the second intake of the Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP). Communities in northern B.C. will receive as much as $13.3 million in REDIP funding for 42 approved projects to help strengthen local economies.

    May 15, 2024
  10. Coquitlam Wins National Award for Innovation in Asset Management
    Coquitlam won first-place for the ground-breaking use of Visual Plan, a digital asset management tool, at the national Canadian Network of Asset Managers conference in Edmonton last week. 

    May 14, 2024
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