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  1. Community Partnership Brings Affordable Housing to Sicamous
    The District has committed up to one acre of land for EVSCHS to develop 36 units of affordable housing for seniors on the southern portions of 417 and 425 Main Street with access provided off of Gordon Mackie Lane.

    April 27, 2023
  2. Disaster Mitigation Will Make Communities Safer
    Among the projects is the development of flood mapping for high-flood-risk First Nations villages within the Nisga’a Nation in northwestern B.C., and 16 kilometres of a low-lying, exposed coastline highway.

    April 26, 2023
  3. Remote First Nations Can Breathe Healthier Air with Reduced Diesel Use
    New funding of $30 million will extend the CEDR program by three years. That means it can fund an estimated 96 projects over its six-year lifespan, including support for First Nations to replace diesel power generation with cleaner options, including hydro-electric, solar, biomass and wind.

    April 24, 2023
  4. RDBN, RDFFG, and BCCA: Diversification of BC Economy Requires More Veterinarians to be Trained in BC
    The BC Cattlemen’s Association and partners engaged MNP LLP to undertake a study of the economic impact of veterinary medicine in BC and to demonstrate how the absence of veterinary services affects the economy of BC.

    April 20, 2023
  5. City of White Rock and White Rock Firefighters Ratify Two-Year Collective Agreement
    The settlement includes a 2.5% wage increase for 2020 and a 2.5% increase for 2021.

    April 19, 2023
  6. City of Penticton Wins Provincial Award for Skilled Worker Attraction Campaign
    The ‘Welcome Home’ campaign and its overarching Start Here Penticton brand have been recognized for its efforts in showcasing the city as a welcome community for working professionals.

    April 19, 2023
  7. Legislative Action Will Streamline Housing Approvals in Vancouver
    In addition to these proposed legislative changes, the government has recently announced Belonging in BC, a plan to prevent and reduce homelessness. The plan will add 3,900 new supportive housing units provincewide, with 1,400 supportive housing units complete and 900 underway in Vancouver.

    April 18, 2023
  8. New Investments From the Government of Canada Support 45 Local Infrastructure Projects Across British Columbia
    The Government of Canada’s funding comes from the third application-based intake of the Strategic Priorities Fund stream of the Canada Community-Building Fund, formerly known as the federal Gas Tax Fund.  

    April 17, 2023
  9. Upgrades Protect Comox Valley Public Health, Promotes First Nation’s growth
    The Province is providing $30 million for the Comox Valley Sewer Extension South Project, which will provide wastewater services to Union Bay and Royston through a new wastewater main that will connect to the existing regional treatment system.

    April 14, 2023
  10. RDCO Launches Book Recycling Pilot Project
    The Regional District Waste Reduction office is launching a three-month pilot project to offer residents of the Central Okanagan a more convenient option for recycling their old books.

    April 14, 2023
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