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  1. City of Powell River Approves More Than $1.1 million in Community Forest Grants
    Powell River Community Forest Ltd. handed the City of Powell River its largest dividend cheque in its history, totalling $2,130,450, from log sales in 2017.

    May 25, 2018
  2. Coquitlam Celebrates New Burke Mountain Pioneer Park
    Burke Mountain Pioneer Park is a neighbourhood-enhanced park intended to help create a sense of community in Burke Mountain and provide a focal point for socializing, as well as children’s play and recreation.

    May 24, 2018
  3. Newly Opened Overpass Enhances Travel in Langley Township
    The 208th Street Overpass has been widened and improved, making it easier and more efficient for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians to cross over Highway 1 and travel between Walnut Grove and Willoughby.

    May 24, 2018
  4. Richmond Council Approves Temporary Modular Housing
    Richmond City Council has approved a temporary modular housing project at 7300 Elmbridge Way that will provide 40 new homes with supportive services for the homeless within the community.

    May 23, 2018
  5. City of Vancouver Adopts Zero Waste 2040 Strategic Plan
    Vancouver has become the first city in the world to approve a comprehensive zero waste strategic plan: Zero Waste 2040. Additionally, Vancouver became the first in Canada to prohibit plastic straws and polystyrene foam cups and take-out containers with the adoption of an early zero waste initiative - the Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy.

    May 18, 2018
  6. Secondary Suite Rentals Now Permitted in Most Residential Neighbourhoods in Chilliwack
    In order to preserve and increase the supply of available and affordable housing, the City of Chilliwack has changed its zoning regulations to permit the rental of secondary suites within the R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone.

    May 17, 2018
  7. Town of Sidney Reaches Agreement in Principle on Sale of Fire Hall Properties
    The winning submission includes a purchase price of $9 million for the two properties, with the potential to increase that amount should Council approve additional square footage, up to the maximum floor area ratio (FAR) permitted under the current zoning.

    May 17, 2018
  8. City of Fort St.John Receives Federation of Canadian Municipalities Award
    The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has awarded the City of Fort St. John the 2018 Award for Outstanding Institutional Contribution to FCM’s international programs. This award recognizes the work of staff and elected officials in support of partner municipalities in Peru though FCM’s Sustainable and Inclusive Communities in Latin America.

    May 17, 2018
  9. New Westminster City Councillor Recognized as One of Canada's Open City Champions
    New Westminster City Councillor Bill Harper has been recognized with an Open City Champion Award by Public Sector Digest.

    May 14, 2018
  10. Kelowna's Clean Drinking Water Project Proceeds
    Emil Anderson Construction Inc. has been selected to construct the first phase of the Kelowna Integrated Water Plan. Work on the main transmission line in the South Mission is expected to begin in July.

    May 11, 2018
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