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  1. Surrey to Host Virtual Fusion Festival Livestream and Interactive Cultural Video Series
    This year’s family-friendly livestream will feature a series of segments including cultural performances, musical entertainment, art lessons, Surrey history, Indigenous education, dance lessons, cooking segments and kids’ activities.

    August 14, 2020
  2. Nanaimo Supports Inaugural Year of Hub City Walls
    2020 marks the first year for Hub City Walls, a project designed by a local non-profit, Humanity in Community, to promote Nanaimo as a cultural hub, support local artists, foster community pride and rehabilitate urban spaces.

    August 14, 2020
  3. Funding for New Projects Helps Build Cleaner Infrastructure
    The Province is accepting applications from local governments, First Nations, Indigenous organizations, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations throughout British Columbia for investments in clean-energy projects.

    August 13, 2020
  4. Capital Region Homeowners Can Access Energy Retrofit Support Through New Climate Program
    Through the program, homeowners will have access to free virtual home energy check-ups with a Bring It Home Energy Expert, up to a $250 subsidy for COVID-safe EnerGuide Home Energy Evaluation, supplies to reduce the air leakage in their homes, learning opportunities to increase home energy literacy and support do-it-yourself projects.

    August 12, 2020
  5. New Team Focuses on Troublesome Properties in Kelowna
    A new collaboration between police and government agencies is cracking down on properties where unsafe living conditions or suspected criminal activity have attracted neighbours' attention.

    August 10, 2020
  6. Shovels in the Ground for North Cowichan's New RCMP Facility
    Many of the materials that will be used in the new building are innovative, such as mass timber. The new proposed facility will be built with specific energy consumption targets and will be net zero ready.

    August 10, 2020
  7. City of Delta Celebrates Purchase and Preservation of Historic St. Stephen's United Church
    The City is reviewing possible uses for the building, including a wide variety of social services. The City may also engage in exploratory discussions with local service agencies and community groups regarding the potential for space sharing to assist with their programs.

    August 7, 2020
  8. Whistler Welcomes Ride-Hailing Companies with Inter-Municipal Business Licences
    Whistler has joined other municipalities in the Zone 1 Transportation Network Services Inter-Municipal Business Licence to reduce barriers for ride-hailing companies operating in the region. The IMBL is led by the City of Vancouver, facilitated by TransLink and includes participants from a variety of regions including Metro Vancouver and the Sea to Sky corridor.

    August 7, 2020
  9. ‘You Won’t Stand Alone’ Celebrates Strength of Burnaby’s Diversity
    "Godfather of Canadian Punk" and Burnaby Councillor Joe Keithley sings lead vocals on the track, while Mayor Hurley accompanies him on bass and backup vocals.

    August 5, 2020
  10. Temporary Closures at Lost Lake as Whistler Protects Migrating Western Toads
    Visitors and residents heading to Whistler's Lost Lake Park will notice some temporary changes over the next few weeks as tens of thousands of tiny Western “toadlets” make their annual migration from the shores of Lost Lake into the surrounding forest.

    August 5, 2020
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