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  1. New Development will Bring Community Features to Cultural Core of Downtown Kelowna
    The long-term land lease of 350 Doyle Avenue, the former site of Kelowna’s RCMP headquarters, has been finalized and all conditions lifted. The proposed mixed-use project by RISE Commercial Developments will be one of the first steps to realizing a vision of vibrancy for this key downtown area as outlined in the Civic Precinct Plan.

    January 8, 2021
  2. Campbell River and iTel Networks Partner to Expand CRadvantage Internet Service for Local Businesses
    In addition to serving current and potential new customers on the open-access fibre optic network, iTel will provide Internet services to City facilities and subscribing businesses throughout the community.

    January 8, 2021
  3. Baylink Networks Awarded Construction Contract for Connected Coast High-Speed Internet Project
    CityWest and the Strathcona Regional District are happy to announce Baylink Networks as the prime contractor for designing and building the Connected Coast project. The Connected Coast will bring high-speed Internet accessibility to rural and remote communities along coastal B.C., Haida Gwaii, and Vancouver Island. It will connect communities to a subsea fibre-optic network that will run from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii, down the Sunshine Coast, and around Vancouver Island.

    January 7, 2021
  4. RDOS Electoral Areas Collaborate on Bear-Resistant Garbage Carts
    The Anarchist Mountain Bear Group from Electoral Area "A" worked with Electoral Area “F” Director Riley Gettens to include residents of West Bench, enabling the group to purchase bear-resistant carts at an optimal discount price.

    January 6, 2021
  5. Fort St. John and BCGEU Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) have ratified a 3-year agreement. City employees agreed to an increase of 2% effective January 1 of each year of the agreement, along with some improvements to benefits.

    January 4, 2021
  6. Fort St. John and IAFF Ratify Agreement
    The City of Fort St. John and the Fort St. John Fire Fighters Association International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 2143 have ratified a new agreement. The two-year agreement ensures pay rate parity with the Delta Fire Fighters’ Union, Local 1763 of the IAFF, and provides a 2.5% increase for the 2020 and 2021.

    January 4, 2021
  7. District of Kitimat and Unifor 2300 Ratify Collective Agreement
    The District of Kitimat and municipal employees represented by Unifor 2300 have ratified a new Collective Agreement. The four-year deal is from January 1, 2021 and expires December 31, 2024.

    December 31, 2020
  8. High-Speed Internet Benefits People in Rural and Indigenous Communities
    Thousands more people in rural and Indigenous communities are benefiting from improved high-speed internet thanks to provincial investments in connectivity infrastructure projects.

    December 23, 2020
  9. Shuswap-Area Municipal Workers Donate $5,000 to Local Charities for the Holiday Season
    Municipal workers from Salmon Arm, Enderby, Sicamous and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District are donating $5000 to local charities helping the communities cope with COVID-19. CUPE 1908, representing 179 workers in the Shuswap region, are making the donations to help community members most effected by the pandemic over the holiday season.

    December 23, 2020
  10. British Columbia Cowichan Tribes Enter One-Year Cannabis Agreement
    The Government of British Columbia and Cowichan Tribes have entered a time-limited agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA).

    December 23, 2020
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