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  1. Surrey Selected as One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
    The City of Surrey has been recognized for its efforts in developing young people within the organization and helping them build and advance their careers

    January 16, 2017
  2. BearSmart Salmo Initiative Launched
    The Village of Salmo is proud to announce that it is moving forward with BearSmart Salmo, a community initiative to promote voluntary and preventative conservation measures to address the root causes of human-bear conflicts

    January 16, 2017
  3. Delta Police Adopts StarChase GPS Projectile Technology
    The technology launches a GPS projectile from the grill of the police vehicle onto an offending vehicle, allowing police to track while not engaging in a pursuit and coordinating additional resources to engage with the occupants of the vehicle when it is stationary.

    January 13, 2017
  4. Campbell River Receives International Award for City Budget
    The City of Campbell River has been recognized with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2016-2025 Financial Plan from the Government Financial Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

    January 13, 2017
  5. BC Marks Canada 150 with Cultural Legacies
    To mark the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation, the Province is launching a funding program to celebrate BC communities and their contribution to Canada. The Government of British Columbia will invest $8 million in museums and heritage sites throughout the province.

    January 12, 2017
  6. City of Richmond to Crackdown on Short Term Rentals
    The changes will include new limitations on the types of rental activity permitted to homeowners, specifically eliminating the ability to rent out most homes, apartment, secondary suites and rooms for short duration stays. Increased fines for non-compliance will also be introduced.

    January 12, 2017
  7. PlaceSpeak Citizen Engagement Platform Launches in Cowichan
    The Cowichan Valley Regional District and its member municipalities are excited to announce the launch of PlaceSpeak, an online location-based citizen engagement platform, for consulting with residents on an ongoing basis.

    January 12, 2017
  8. Increased Home Owner Grant Helps Families with Property Taxes
    Finance Minister Michael de Jong has announced that the Province is increasing the home owner grant threshold to $1.6 million.

    January 10, 2017
  9. Vancouver Launches Thermal Imaging Pilot Program
    Thermal imaging may provide the missing gap for single family home improvements.

    January 6, 2017
  10. New App Makes Dog License Renewal Quick and Easy in Central Okanagan
    App is believed to be the first developed for local governments in Canada and brings the opportunity to renew a dog license right to an owner's mobile device.

    January 6, 2017
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