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  1. Innovative Storeys Project Celebrates New Homes for 129 Vulnerable Richmond Households
    In addition to rental units, Storeys provides critical supportive services, programming and administrative space to further support tenants in achieving housing stability and life skills. The combination of partners and supportive services will allow a variety of vulnerable groups to be served, including low-income families and seniors, and individuals with mental health and addictions issues.

    December 4, 2017
  2. CUPE 2254 and Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Ratify Agreement
    The three-year agreement runs from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019 and includes a two percent wage increase in each year of the contract.

    December 4, 2017
  3. C.D. Howe Institute Gives Surrey Top Mark in Fiscal Accountability Report Card
    In a study released by the C.D. Howe Institute, Surrey has been given an A+ for its fiscal accountability and budget clarity.

    December 1, 2017
  4. Prince Rupert Welcomes Pembina Approval of Watson Island Propane Terminal
    The Prince Rupert Terminal, to be located on Watson Island on lands owned by the City of Prince Rupert, is expected to have a permitted capacity of approximately 25,000 barrels per day of LPG and is expected to be in service mid-2020, subject to Pembina receiving necessary regulatory approvals.

    December 1, 2017
  5. Northern Rockies Regional Municipality to Host 2018 NCLGA Convention
    The northernmost municipality in BC will host community leaders from across the North for three days of engaging discussions on everything from increasing municipal revenues, to asset management, to the effects of legalized marijuana on communities

    December 1, 2017
  6. Burnaby Approves Amenity Bonus Funds to Design and Construct Childcare Facilities
    Burnaby City Council has approved the use of $6,000,000 in Amenity Bonus Funds - money received from City building developers to use for creation of community amenities, at no cost to taxpayers - to undertake the detailed design and construction of four childcare facilities on Burnaby School District 41 sites.

    November 29, 2017
  7. Saanich and Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2011 Ratify Agreement
    Terms of the agreement include wage increases of 1.75 per cent in the first year and 2 per cent in each of the following three years.

    November 28, 2017
  8. Government of Canada Kicks Off the Smart Cities Challenge
    Calling on the communities of British Columbia to improve the lives of Canadians through innovation, data, and technology.

    November 27, 2017
  9. Metro Vancouver and City of Abbotsford Reach Agreement to Amend Parkland Interests
    The Metro Vancouver Regional District has reached an agreement with the City of Abbotsford, which enables the City to withdraw from Metro Vancouver's regional parks function and explore new park partnerships with the Fraser Valley Regional District.

    November 27, 2017
  10. City of Trail Ready for Grand Opening of the Trail Regional Airport Terminal Building
    The new 4,200 square foot building is spacious and bright and provides ample seating, a business centre, a kids corner, plenty of parking and designated passenger pick-up and drop-off zones.

    November 24, 2017
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