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  1. City of Fort St. John and VRS Communities Working Together on Seniors Housing Complex
    Proposed on a portion of the old Fort St. John Hospital site, The Harlequin at City Centre project will feature 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and studio homes. Universally designed for accessibility, it will also include meals, living services, and lifestyle programs that support independent living for seniors.

    November 16, 2023
  2. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia Invest in Wastewater Upgrades for Sea to Sky Country
    Communities in Sea to Sky Country will see upgrades and replacements to aging wastewater infrastructure that will accommodate future growth, thanks to a combined investment of more than $11.1 million from the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia, the District of Squamish, and the Sunshine Coast Regional District.

    November 16, 2023
  3. New Youth Safety and Violence Prevention Strategy Approved in Vancouver
    As part of the City’s ongoing commitment to public safety, this multi-year strategy will support community-based prevention and intervention strategies tackling youth violence in the City, as well as promote individual and community well‐being, safety and belonging in Vancouver, via community-based research, collaboration and a new granting program. 

    November 15, 2023
  4. City of Vernon Receives Prestigious Financial Award for 2023 Budget
    The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is pleased to announce the City of Vernon has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2023 budget.

    November 14, 2023
  5. North Shore Communities Receive Over $2.7m to Revitalize Public Spaces, Enhance Tourism
    Seven projects on greater Vancouver’s North Shore will receive over $2.7 million in Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada (PacifiCan) funding. Projects include $500,000 for the City of North Vancouver to create pedestrian-friendly spaces and pathways along the Esplanade corridor, and $750,000 for the Squamish Nation to build a new multi-use recreational facility in West Vancouver.

    November 10, 2023
  6. Province Introduces Legislation on Homeless Encampments
    On November 6, the Province of BC introduced legislation under Bill 45, Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, that will apply to local governments who seek court injunctions to remove or regulate homeless encampments.

    November 10, 2023
  7. Legislation Introduced to Deliver More Homes Near Transit Hubs
    Building more homes near transit hubs is the focus of new proposed legislation aimed at speeding up the delivery of homes and encouraging more communities near the transit, services and amenities that make life better for people.

    November 9, 2023
  8. CUPE 2262 Reaches Tentative Agreement with City of Castlegar
    The tentative agreement must now be ratified by both parties, and terms of the agreement will not be released until the ratification process has concluded.

    November 9, 2023
  9. ʔaq̓am & Cranbrook Councils Explore Common Priorities, Goals at Recent Meeting
    The day-long session allowed leadership to begin to address several important strategic priorities, common between both Cranbrook and ʔaq̓am, with a focus on safety and security, housing, water and infrastructure and language and culture.

    November 8, 2023
  10. New Social Enterprise Offers Job-Skills Training for At-Risk Youth in New Westminster
    The City of New Westminster and Dan’s Legacy are pleased to announce the launch of a new social enterprise, called Dan’s Diner, which offers at-risk youth an opportunity to gain valuable skills to help them succeed while providing local community members with affordable, nutritious meals.

    November 7, 2023
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