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  1. City of Castlegar Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Bring Better Access to Team-Based Healthcare and 45 New Housing Units
    The early concept for the new building includes one floor of commercial space, including modern clinical spaces for co-located healthcare professionals, and three floors of a mix of housing units. The project will be built at 925 Columbia Avenue where the Pioneer Arena is currently located.

    October 25, 2023
  2. City of Delta Reaches New Two-Year Agreement with CUPE Local 454
    The new two-year agreement includes a 4.5% increase for 2023, a 4.0% increase for 2024, and a one-time inflationary support payment. The previous contract expired December 31, 2022.

    October 23, 2023
  3. Brentwood Bay Park in Central Saanich Renamed to Honour First Nation History
    The park, formerly known as Pioneer Park, is now HEL,HILEȻ (pronounced hul-he-look). The students chose HEL,HILEȻ as it means "place of gladness" in the SENĆOŦEN language.

    October 20, 2023
  4. North Cowichan, CUPE, Ratify New Collective Agreement
    The agreement demonstrates a commitment to retaining a paid on-call fire service and recognizes and appreciates the firefighters for their commitment and the benefit they provide to the community.

    October 19, 2023
  5. Coquitlam Expands Reach of Statutory Notices with Digital Options
    New options include email notification of upcoming public hearings and other statutory notices, which will also be listed on the City’s free CoquitlamConnect app.

    October 18, 2023
  6. Coquitlam Partners with S.U.C.C.E.S.S. to Deliver Affordable Seniors’ Housing
    Aligned with Coquitlam’s Housing Affordability Strategy, the City initiated the seniors’ housing developments by providing two City-owned land parcels in the Lougheed-Burquitlam and Maillardville neighbourhoods.

    October 17, 2023
  7. City of Burnaby Launching Non-Emergency Call Centre to Improve Wait Times
    The new call centre launched on October 16, with City staff responding to calls from residents from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm—when most non-emergency calls in Burnaby are made.

    October 17, 2023
  8. Legislation Improves Process for Changes to Police of Jurisdiction
    The legislation also contains provisions that provide clarity and finality to the people of Surrey regarding their ongoing transition by specifying that the City of Surrey must provide policing services through a municipal police department, giving the minister the authority to cancel the existing agreement between the Province and the City of Surrey for the RCMP’s services and providing government the ability to appoint an administrator to assume the functions of the Surrey Police Board to manage the Surrey Police Service.

    October 16, 2023
  9. Legislation Introduced to Rein in Short-Term Rentals, Deliver More Homes for People
    The short-term rental market in B.C. is dominated by a small segment of profit-driven operators. Research from McGill University shows the top 10% of hosts earn nearly half of all revenue. Nearly half of all operators have multiple listings. Approximately 30 municipalities, including Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna, have introduced short-term rental bylaws and licence fees to regulate the short-term rental market. The proposed legislation builds on those bylaws and equips municipalities with more enforcement tools.

    October 16, 2023
  10. City of Nanaimo Wins IAP2 Award for Visual Engagement Used Throughout ReImagine Nanaimo
    The Core Values Awards are presented each year to give credit to the best projects in public engagement, and the Visual Engagement Award is given to a project that demonstrates the best engagement, the best materials to support informed participation, and the best report on the contributions and impact the public’s participation had on the outcome.

    October 16, 2023
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