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  1. Penticton Council Gives Green Light to Community Climate Action Plan
    Penticton’s new Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP) outlines strategies the City can implement now to tackle the biggest sources of GHG emissions - from within the city.

    November 21, 2022
  2. Vancouver Residents Can Adopt a Catch Basin
    The City of Vancouver has over 1,800 "adopters" who give their time and energy to keep neighbourhood catch basins clear as part of an annual Adopt-a-Catch-Basin program.

    November 17, 2022
  3. Burnaby Officially Opens Celeste Redman Community Resource Centre
    Named for the late Burnaby councillor Celeste Redman, the new support facility offers vital social support services to local residents including parenting support, victim support, and counselling.

    November 16, 2022
  4. Council Votes to Move Ahead in Re-Establishing RCMP as Police of Jurisdiction in Surrey
    At the November 14 Regular Council meeting, City Council approved maintaining the RCMP as Police of Jurisdiction in Surrey. Council’s endorsement of this option will have staff prepare a plan that will be forwarded to the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General upon Council approval.

    November 15, 2022
  5. City of Revelstoke to Invest in Retaining, Attracting & Engaging Employees
    The City of Revelstoke is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2023, the City of Revelstoke CUPE 363 employees will receive a 2% increase as outlined in the Collective Agreement plus an additional 2% increase for a total 4% increase in an effort to retain, attract and engage our employees.

    November 14, 2022
  6. District of Sooke and IAFF 4841 Ratify New Collective Agreement
    Negotiations for the four-year agreement were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A strength of the Agreement is the investment in mental health support and the reallocation of resources to continue to improve response times.

    November 14, 2022
  7. Port Moody Unveils Storyboard Commemorating Komagata Maru, Aid Efforts of Sikh Community
    The City of Port Moody has unveiled a new heritage storyboard in Rocky Point Park commemorating the 1914 Komagata Maru incident and the efforts of the local Sikh community to reduce the suffering of passengers forced to stay aboard the ship.

    November 10, 2022
  8. Second Chance to Apply for Connectivity Funding Opens Dec. 16
    The second intake of the provincial connectivity funding program, Connecting Communities BC, will open for applications on Dec. 16, 2022. The program supports expanding high-speed internet services to under-served rural, remote and Indigenous communities in British Columbia.

    November 10, 2022
  9. Capital Regional District Launches Home Energy Navigator Program
    The Home Energy Navigator Program aims to support residents to undertake low carbon home energy retrofits and take advantage of government and utility incentives. Participants are connected with an Energy Concierge, who is then available throughout a retrofit project to answer questions, provide support, and give local, expert advice and guidance to navigate the complex world of home energy retrofits.

    November 9, 2022
  10. BC Further Expands Cancer Coverage for Firefighters
    The Province is amending the Firefighters' Occupational Disease Regulation under the Workers Compensation Act by adding two cancers - pancreatic and thyroid - to the existing list of cancers and heart diseases that firefighters are at increased risk of developing.

    November 8, 2022
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