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  1. Whistler's Wayfinding and Cultural Connector Projects Celebrate Milestones
    Visitors to Whistler Village and beyond are able to more easily navigate their way as well as explore cultural venues, thanks to two projects undertaken in recent years to enhance the visitor experience.

    December 5, 2018
  2. Treaty Principals Sign Accord to Transform Treaty Negotiations in BC
    The Accord states that extinguishment and surrender of rights have no place in modern-day Crown-Indigenous relations or agreements. Instead, the federal and provincial governments and First Nations Summit have agreed that Aboriginal title and rights must be continued through treaties, as well as other types of agreements.

    December 3, 2018
  3. North Cowichan Welcomes Electric Ice Resurfacer
    While the electric machine was $60,000 more expensive than the propane machine, with reduced annual maintenance and fuel costs, the electric machine is projected to save $40,000 over its 10-year lifespan

    December 3, 2018
  4. TransLink Launches Project to Replace 1980s-Era Signs and Audio
    Over the next 18 months, TransLink will replace the existing 1980s-era information displays and audio systems with modern equipment that gives customers the ability to see when the next train is arriving and clearly hear in-station announcements.

    November 30, 2018
  5. Kamloops Honoured with Sports Field of the Year Award
    The City of Kamloops has been recognized internationally as the first Canadian municipality ever to win the prestigious Field of the Year award from the Sports Turf Managers Association for its management of Norbrock Stadium.

    November 29, 2018
  6. More Supportive Housing Opens in Vancouver
    More people in Vancouver experiencing homelessness will have safe and secure homes with support services with the opening of 144 supportive housing units.

    November 26, 2018
  7. Surrey Only Municipality to be Named Among Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures
    The City of Surrey has been recognized in the “Broader Public Sector” category and is the only municipality to be named among Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures for 2018.

    November 22, 2018
  8. Okanagan Water Board Calls for BC Legislation to Protect Waters from Invasive Mussels
    The Okanagan Basin Water Board is renewing a call for legislation that would require all out-of-province watercraft to be inspected for invasive zebra and quagga mussels before launching in BC waters.

    November 22, 2018
  9. Resort Municipality of Whistler Partners with Hotels to Reduce Plastic Bottle Use
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is committed to reducing waste, including single use plastic. Now, through a new partnership with the Hotel Association of Whistler, the community is another step closer to achieving its goal of zero waste.

    November 21, 2018
  10. TransLink issues $400-million Green Bond
    TransLink has issued its first-ever Green Bond, becoming the first transit agency in Canada to do so, helping to satisfy strong investor interest in organizations with a compelling environmental story to tell.

    November 19, 2018
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