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  1. Free, Accessible Data will Help Communities Manage, Adapt, Plan
    The Province is investing more than $38 million in a new program over the next six years to collect light distance and ranging (LiDAR) elevation data.

    April 13, 2023
  2. City of Vancouver Delivers Renewable Boost for Film Industry with New Clean Energy Kiosks
    The clean energy kiosk grows the existing network of City infrastructure that aims to replace diesel generators and significantly reduce emissions from filming in Vancouver. 

    April 13, 2023
  3. B.C. Invests in Digital Permitting to Get Homes Built Faster
    The Ministry of Housing, with support from the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, is working on digitizing the BC Building Code and the building permitting process with pilots in select local governments in 2024. 

    April 12, 2023
  4. Dedicated Hubs Target Repeat Violent Offending to Build Safer Communities
    Twelve hubs are part of the Repeat Violent Offending Intervention Initiative, which is focused on targeted enforcement as well as enhanced investigation and monitoring. The initiative is structured to meet the unique needs of each community.

    April 12, 2023
  5. Duncan Receives Award for Financial Reporting for 11th Year in a Row
    The report has been judged by impartial Canadian Review Committee members to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” designed to clearly communicate the City’s financial information.

    April 12, 2023
  6. B.C. Helps Strengthen Rural Economies with New Funding
    A total of 26 communities received the maximum $1-million project funding. A full list of approved projects is available at:

    April 11, 2023
  7. City Launches Fact Check Page on
    Through a newly established Fact Check page, the City or Prince George endeavours to correct misinformation, disinformation, and provide detailed information on issues important to citizens.

    April 11, 2023
  8. Local Governments to Pay RCMP Retroactive Costs: UBCM Statement
    UBCM and other members of the national RCMP Contract Management Committee were informed that the federal government will not cover any portion of the retroactive salary costs owed as part of the RCMP Collective Agreement from 2017 to 2023.

    April 6, 2023
  9. Statement: Metro Vancouver Mayor’s Committee Regarding Surrey RCMP
    The City of Surrey has released a statement from Mayor Brenda Locke regarding a motion from Metro Vancouver's Mayor's Committee, and the retention of the Surrey RCMP.

    April 6, 2023
  10. Communities in the Columbia Basin Take Steps to Reduce Climate Impact
    17 projects help the Basin become more sustainable.

    April 4, 2023
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