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  1. TransLink Gives Green Light to Green Bonds
    TransLink’s Board of Directors has given the “green light” to issue Green Bonds as one way to finance the largest expansion to transit service in our region’s history.

    October 11, 2018
  2. Capital Regional District Board Approves Recommendations in the First Nations Task Force Final Report
    The Capital Regional District (CRD) Board took an important step forward in reaffirming its commitment to building trust and greater collaboration with First Nations governments by approving a set of recommendations from the Final Report of the Special Task Force on First Nations Relations (Task Force).

    October 11, 2018
  3. City of Port Moody Contributes $527,796 to Affordable Housing Project
    Port Moody City Council has approved a grant in the amount of $527,796 for the development of 55 affordable rental housing units at 2318 St. Johns Street. The grant was awarded to Catalyst Community Developments Society and St. Andrew’s Port Moody Housing Society through the City’s Affordable Housing Reserve Fund.

    October 11, 2018
  4. East Kootenay Regional District Takes Over Ownership of Parr Utilities' Assets
    It was a full house Monday night as the RDEK and community came together to celebrate the purchase of Parr Utilities’ assets and a major step forward for the Windermere Treated Water project.

    October 9, 2018
  5. Shuswap Local and Secwépemc Governments Celebrate The Signing of Communications Agreement
    Shuswap local and Secwépemc governments have come together in the spirit of cooperation to formally endorse a communications agreement between all parties.

    October 9, 2018
  6. Resort Municipality of Whistler Introduces New Website
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) has launched a refreshed website with updates to the site design and navigation. The redesign aims to improve access to frequently-accessed municipal information and online services for both new and existing site users.

    October 9, 2018
  7. City of Nanaimo to Receive 80 Temporary Modular Units from Province
    Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has released the following statement in response to the homelessness situation in Nanaimo: “Recognizing the urgent need to provide housing for people who are camping in the City of Nanaimo’s downtown core, the Province has purchased property at 250 Terminal Ave., so we can rapidly deliver 80 units of temporary workforce modular housing. The city is also providing land at 2020 Labieux Rd., so that we can open another 90 units of temporary housing.

    October 5, 2018
  8. shíshálh Nation and B.C. Sign Landmark Agreement Advancing Reconciliation
    A landmark reconciliation agreement between the shíshálh Nation and B.C. recognizes and respects Indigenous title and rights, and supports self-determination and shíshálh self-government.

    October 4, 2018
  9. CVRD Aquires Land to Protect Watershed
    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) Board has completed a key land acquisition that will help protect water quality in Comox Lake.

    October 2, 2018
  10. City of Richmond Announced as Host City for 2020 55+ BC Games
    The City of Richmond will host the 2020 55+ BC Games. The 2020 Games will be a compact event with all venues within 10 kilometres of the Games Village in historic Minoru Park and will feature iconic venues such as the new Minoru Centre for Active Living and the Richmond Olympic Oval.

    October 1, 2018
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