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  1. Penticton Council Seeks Support from UBCM to Help Challenge Provincial Paramountcy
    On behalf of City Council, Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki, has sent a letter to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) President, Brian Frenkel, requesting UBCM prepare a letter to BC Premier, John Horgan, supporting Council’s position that the Province’s recent use of Paramountcy is a violation of two Council decisions and the City’s zoning Bylaws.

    April 13, 2021
  2. Esquimalt Public Safety Building Project Takes Important Next Step in Funding
    The design of the building will look to the future, allowing for expansion for the police and fire departments and some township services, as well as providing valuable commercial space on Esquimalt Road, Capital Regional District offices, a dedicated emergency operations centre as well as other space for public use.

    April 13, 2021
  3. Fort St. John Receives Award for 2019 Annual Report
    The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to City of Fort St. John by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

    April 13, 2021
  4. Esquimalt Launches Memorial Banner Program
    Members of the community will have the opportunity to take part in a veterans memorial banner program in the Township of Esquimalt. The banners will feature their loved one’s name and conflict served set on the backdrop of a remembrance-themed design.

    April 9, 2021
  5. New Westminster Recognizes Faith-Based and Non-Profit Sector, Volunteers, and Funders for COVID Response
    Over twenty faith-based organizations and non-profit organizations are involved with city task forces that address the needs of at-risk and vulnerable populations, as well as the needs of seniors, persons with disabilities, and the homeless.

    April 9, 2021
  6. Okanagan Water Board Celebrates Major Milestone in Valley Water Protection
    The Okanagan Basin Water Board has marked the 15th year of its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement grants with the awarding of funds to projects throughout the valley that will enhance water security.

    April 9, 2021
  7. Clearwater to Benefit from Funding Through Tourism Dependent Communities Initiative
    The District of Clearwater Trails Task Force Committee applied for funding under the Tourism Dependent Communities Initiative, and were successful in obtaining $684,000 to complete two key projects in the community.

    April 7, 2021
  8. Dashboard Launched to Track Progress Against Vancouver's Healthy City Targets
    The dashboard tracks progress against 23 key indicators that act as determinants of health and well-being of residents and communities as a whole.

    April 6, 2021
  9. Province Provides $5 Million to Reduce Wildfire Risks in Community Forests
    The BC government is investing over $5 million to help Community Forest Agreement holders complete wildfire risk reduction projects as part of the Province’s economic recovery plan.

    April 6, 2021
  10. Local Governments and K'ómoks First Nation take another step forward working together
    The Comox Valley Regional District came together with the K'ómoks First Nation and local Elected Officials earlier this month, to discuss how Local Governments can move forward to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    April 1, 2021
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