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  1. International Recognition for Campbell River's CRadvantage with Smart 50 Award
    The City of Campbell River is in the global spotlight with a Smart 50 Networks Award for the CRadvantage municipal broadband network.

    January 23, 2018
  2. Rural and Remote Communities in Coastal British Columbia Will Benefit from Faster Internet
    Through a combined investment of $45.4 million, the Government of Canada, in partnership with the Government of British Columbia, is bringing new or improved high-speed internet to 154 rural and remote communities, enabling residents to get online.

    January 18, 2018
  3. Report Shows Coquitlam's Affordable Housing Affordability Strategy is Working
    Thousands of new rental units are being planned or built in Coquitlam as a result of the City’s focus on housing affordability in the last two years.

    January 18, 2018
  4. NDIT and Government of Canada Commit $480,000 to First Nations Government Internship Program for Northern B.C.
    The internships pay the equivalent of $40,000 per year, and offer recent university graduates an opportunity to pursue fulfilling and rewarding careers in band or First Nations government administration.

    January 18, 2018
  5. City of Penticton Invites Ideas for Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Penticton and the Smart Cities Challenge Team invites Penticton residents to bring ideas on the most pressing issues facing Penticton and how technology can be part of the solution to the Smart Cities booth at the ExpOCP.

    January 16, 2018
  6. New Housing Coming For Homeless People in Smithers
    People who are homeless or who are at risk of homelessness in the Town of Smithers will soon have access to new supportive housing as part of the British Columbia government’s modular-housing program.

    January 15, 2018
  7. Lake Country Wins National Public Engagement Award
    The District of Lake Country has recently won a national public engagement award for improving the development notification signage in the community.

    January 15, 2018
  8. Purchase of CP Rail Corridor Between Armstrong and Sicamous Finalized
    The Regional District of North Okanagan and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District have successfully concluded the purchase of a section of CP Rail corridor that runs from Sicamous and Armstrong, excluding a number of sections owned by the Splatsin, after a legal and environmental examination of the property coming back as being satisfactory.

    January 10, 2018
  9. District of Saanich Underground Infrastructure Information Now Available to Citizens
    Saanich continues to enhance the way citizens, businesses, public partners, vendor partners, and educational institutions can obtain, view, query and understand spatial information. Our data cataloge and GIS map tool contain information about Saanich parks, infrastructure and more.

    January 9, 2018
  10. Metro Vancouver Land-Matching Project Connects New Farmers to Farmland
    A pilot project that matches new farmers looking to get their start in B.C. agriculture with available fertile farmland in the Metro Vancouver area will kick off in 2018, thanks to a $25,000 investment from the governments of Canada and British Columbia.

    January 8, 2018
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