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  1. City of Fort St. John Partners with Recycle BC
    Beginning July 1, 2022, the City of Fort St. John will be joining Recycle BC’s curbside recycling program. Recycle BC works in partnership with over 175 local governments across the province to ensure recycling, such as packaging and paper, is collected, sorted and responsibly recycled.

    June 1, 2022
  2. Surrey Eases Red Tape, Expands Liquor Tasting Lounge Allowances for Breweries and Distilleries
    Surrey has made changes to address barriers that breweries and distilleries face when looking to establish in the city, including allowing liquor tasting lounges in highway commercial industrial and light industrial zones and increasing size allowances for such spaces.

    June 1, 2022
  3. Splatsin Seeks Federal Grant Gunding to Support Rail Trail Project
    A $12.5 million Infrastructure Canada Federal Active Transportation Grant application to develop 42.6 kilometres of the Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail has been championed by Splatsin leadership, in partnership with the Regional District of North Okanagan and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

    June 1, 2022
  4. BC Investing More Than $2.4 Billion in Metro Vancouver Transit Improvements
    B.C. is contributing more than $2.4 billion to advance key transit and infrastructure priorities, including the Surrey Langley Skytrain and electrification of the bus fleet, as part of its ongoing commitment to fund 40% of the Mayors' Council 10-Year Vision.

    May 30, 2022
  5. Burnaby Launches New Chinese Canadian History Resource Guide and Companion School Program
    The guide, developed in partnership with a volunteer advisory committee of academic and community advisors coordinated by the Burnaby Village Museum, is valuable for anyone interested in learning more about our City's diverse history. It is also a curriculum resource for teachers and students of elementary and secondary schools.

    May 27, 2022
  6. BC Mayors Issue Baseball Challenge - in Form of BC Cup
    The BC Cup has been launched, a trophy that will go to the mayor’s office of the BC-based team that produces the most wins in head-to-head games between West Coast League baseball teams.

    May 27, 2022
  7. Kamloops and Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Win National Award for Building Relationships Towards Reconciliation
    The City of Kamloops, BC and the First Nation of Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc have received national recognition for their Building Relationships Towards Reconciliation partnership from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators.

    May 26, 2022
  8. Village of Queen Charlotte Council Votes to Restore Ancestreal Haida Name Daajing Giids
    To change the municipality's name, Council must ask the Minister of Municipal Affairs to advance a request to Cabinet. By way of May 16th's ground-breaking resolution, Council has triggered the statutory two-week notice period that aims to see a formal request to Minister Cullen by June 6th 2022. From there, Minister Cullen will need to decide whether to advance the request for an Order-in-Council.

    May 25, 2022
  9. Richmond Wins National Municipal Environment Award for its City-Wide Pollinator Program
    Pollinators are paramount for a stable and thriving natural environment, which is known to improve the physical and mental health of residents. However, there is growing evidence that pollinator species, such as bees and butterflies, are in decline globally due to the pressures of urban development.

    May 19, 2022
  10. City of Vancouver Advances Climate Action with Deep Emissions Reductions
    Vancouver Council is taking action to further advance City leadership on zero-emissions buildings that will reduce the fossil fuels we burn, add cooling and air filtration in new buildings, and transform our construction processes to use more sustainable and healthy materials with less waste.

    May 18, 2022
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