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  1. District of Squamish Launches New Website to Encourage Widespread Climate Action
    The comprehensive online resource includes actionable steps, downloads, resources and climate-related information to help residents better understand the effects of climate change, individual carbon footprints, how Greenhouse Gas emissions are calculated, and how residents can make the shift towards creating a brighter future for Squamish.

    March 12, 2021
  2. Vancouver Moving into Phase 2 of Women's Equity Strategy
    The City of Vancouver is reaffirming its commitment to advance gender equity under new objectives and actions during Phase 2 of its Women’s Equity Strategy.

    March 12, 2021
  3. Poverty Challenges Raise Awareness About Meeting Basic Needs in Ladysmith and Stz’uminus
    Ladysmith and Stz’uminus have launched the CommUNITY Together to End Poverty Hw-nuts'-ulwum (As One) project, featuring three challenges to raise awareness about some of the struggles facing those living in poverty.

    March 12, 2021
  4. Milestone Reached in Construction of West Kelowna's Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant
    The City of West Kelowna, in partnership with the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia, is pleased to announce that a significant construction period milestone has been achieved with the City’s award of the General Contractor contract for the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant.

    March 12, 2021
  5. Cowichan Food Hub to Strengthen Regional Food Security and Innovation
    Cowichan Green Community and Cowichan Valley Regional District have partnered to secure up to $750,000 in funding from the Province of British Columbia’s Stronger BC economic recovery plan for the development of a food and innovation hub.

    March 12, 2021
  6. Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Supports Indigenous Efforts to Rehabilitate and Co-Manage the Nechako River
    By way of a Board resolution, the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako acknowledges the long-standing interference on the claim of Aboriginal rights and title on First Nations, and specifically those of the Saik’uz, Stellat’en, and Nadleh Whut’en First Nations (the “Nechako First Nations”) caused by the construction and operation of the Kenney Dam and the Nechako Reservoir.

    March 10, 2021
  7. Fort St. John Partners with Cocoflo to Launch MyCityHall
    Fort St. John citizens can now pay their property taxes, utilities bills and register dog licenses from anywhere with the launch of MyCityHall.

    March 10, 2021
  8. New Informative Street Name Signs Appear in Colwood
    By increasing visibility and including more information on the street name signs, the City was able to decrease the number of signs overall. For example, 'no exit' signs were traditionally an additional sign that added visual clutter. Adding this information to the street name blade while doing a general sign review and clean up is one way Colwood is improving how the community looks and feels overall.

    March 9, 2021
  9. Major Revitalization Planned for Port Coquitlam Civic Centre
    The concept for Port Coquitlam’s downtown revitalization continues to take shape, with major upgrades to Leigh Square and Veterans Park set to start as early as next year. ­ The goal is an accessible, safe and inviting place with an open-concept design that encourages residents and visitors to stroll, relax, socialize and celebrate.

    March 8, 2021
  10. New Fund Helps local Governments Deliver on Housing Priorities
    The $15-million Local Government Development Approvals Program is part of the Province’s ongoing work to give local governments the tools necessary to meet housing needs in their communities. It helps local governments look at best practices and innovative ways to support non-profit housing organizations, developers and other stakeholders to deliver essential and diverse types of housing to people around the province.

    March 5, 2021
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