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  1. Saanich Takes Steps to Further Electrify Municipal Fleet, Reduce Emissions
    The District of Saanich is taking steps to reduce emissions from its municipal fleet by adding 22 new level 2 electric vehicle charging stations to its facilities to support the ongoing electrification of its fleet.

    May 7, 2021
  2. District of Squamish Launches $43.4 million Capital Plan
    The District of Squamish has committed to investing $43,477,930 on critical infrastructure replacement, active transportation, preventative maintenance, flood protection and capacity upgrades in 2021.

    May 7, 2021
  3. West Kelowna Investing in Infrastructure for Brighter Tomorrow
    Capital infrastructure projects include extending sidewalks and active transportation networks, improving roadways and drainage, adding to the city’s extensive parks system and upgrading equipment in arenas.

    May 6, 2021
  4. Northern Development Approves Over $1.3 Million for Projects Through its Community Development Programs
    Northern Development announced that it has approved funding for several projects totalling more than $1.3 million throughout central and northern B.C.

    May 6, 2021
  5. British Columbians Grab Shovels Before Phones: Less Than 30% Know BC 1 Call is Their Link to Safe Digging
    A province-wide survey commissioned by BC 1 Call in February 2021 found that only 28 per cent correctly identified that BC 1 Call connects British Columbians with organizations that own underground infrastructure, who send maps and information to help them dig safely.

    May 4, 2021
  6. BC Court of Appeal Upholds New Westminster's Use of Bylaw Amendment to Deter Renovictions
    In February 2019, the City adopted Business Regulations and Licensing (Rental Units) Amendment Bylaw No. 8085, which includes regulations controlling how landlords and rental building owners can undertake renovations, and a number of regulations pertaining to restrictions on evictions.

    May 3, 2021
  7. Updated Broadway Subway Exterior Station Designs Open to Public Input
    The project team is asking for input on the above-ground station features, including entrances, the adjacent plazas and other street-level aspects of the stations, as part of the station’s design advisory process, developed in collaboration with the City of Vancouver.

    May 3, 2021
  8. Regional District of North Okanagan Offers $25 Rebate for Propane Tank Adapter Hose
    Thee RDNO encourages residents to consider alternatives to 1 lb single-use propane cylinders to reduce costs, conserve resources and avoids household hazardous waste. As an incentive to avoid these non-reusable propane cylinders, the RDNO is offering residents a rebate of up to $25 on the purchase of a propane tank adapter hose from a local retailer.

    April 30, 2021
  9. Intersection Video Cameras to Positively Impact Road Users in Richmond
    Cameras will provide the city with more accurate data for traffic planning, increasing safety and potentially mitigating vehicle congestion. Camera footage will also be available for up to 30 days to assist with vehicle-related incidents.

    April 29, 2021
  10. Vancouver Parks Board Creating Meadows in Parks and Boulevards Throughout City
    The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is piloting 37 hectares of naturalized and wildflower meadows in parks, golf courses, and boulevards throughout Vancouver this year.

    April 29, 2021
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