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  1. City of Surrey Launches Love Where You Live Initiative with City-Wide Staff Clean Up
    Mayor Doug McCallum launched the City of Surrey’s Love Where You Live campaign which calls for residents, business owners, schools, and community groups to do their part in keeping Surrey clean and beautiful.

    May 7, 2019
  2. City of Coquitlam Celebrates BC Economic Development Week
    A growth in business licences, film revenue and tourism visitors give the City of Coquitlam reason to celebrate May 6-11 during BC Economic Development Week.

    May 6, 2019
  3. District of Elkford and Chief Administrative Officer Nominated for Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ International Awards
    The Federation of Canadian Municipalities recently announced that the District of Elkford is among five candidates for its 2019 Institutional Award, and that Curtis Helgesen, Chief Administrative Officer, is among four candidates for its Mike Badham Individual Award.

    May 3, 2019
  4. District of Clearwater Awarded the 2019 Southern Interior Local Government Association Award for Environmental Sustainability
    The District submitted the nomination to SILGA under the environmental sustainability category highlighting our two bio-mass energy systems – one at the Dutch Lake Community Centre (municipal hall) and one at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Both of these facilities realized substantial energy costs. Through unique partnerships and utilizing wood waste from Canfor (free of charge) the first system was installed and operational in 2015, with the second project operational in the fall of 2018.

    May 3, 2019
  5. Local Government Act Amendments Enable Broadband Service
    n update to the Local Government Act (LGA) will provide regional districts with an additional tool to expand high-speed Internet to under-served areas. The changes enable regional districts to provide financing for capital costs to Internet service providers where it may not otherwise make sense from a business perspective.

    May 2, 2019
  6. City of Vancouver Commits to Carbon Reduction Strategy
    Vancouver has committed to a five-fold increase in its efforts to tackle climate change and align local efforts with international recommendations

    May 1, 2019
  7. City of Delta to Launch New Delta Families First Programs
    Three new recreation and social support programs will launch this spring and summer as part of Mayor Harvie and Delta Council’s new Delta Families First Initiative – a two-week advance program registration for Delta residents, an expanded free youth admission pass program, and a free nurse-led Baby Daze post-natal support program for new parents.

    May 1, 2019
  8. CUPE 798 and City of Powell River Ink New Five-Year Deal
    Workers with the City of Powell River, represented by CUPE 798, have ratified a new 5-year agreement following six days of bargaining.

    April 30, 2019
  9. Campbell River’s New Water Supply Building Recognized with Design Awards
    The City’s new water supply centre building, which houses a vital community service and showcases the natural environment surrounding its location, was recognized with two awards earlier this month.

    April 30, 2019
  10. Burnaby City Employees Receive United Way Award
    The City of Burnaby and CUPE Local 23 (Burnaby Civic Employees) were awarded the 2018 United Way Community Spirit Award in the “Growth” category on April 23.

    April 29, 2019
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