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  1. CSRD, RDNO, Splatsin Reaffirm Commitment to Rail Trail Ownership Agreement, Shared Regional Vision
    The original Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail partners are standing together in support of the unified vision for the trail project as a legacy that will benefit the citizens of the entire area for generations to come.

    October 30, 2020
  2. Columbia Shuswap, Little Shuswap Lake Band Partnership Boosts Regional Recycling Efforts
    The Columbia Shuswap Regional District and the Little Shuswap Lake Band are partnering on an initiative which will allow for a greater number of products to be recycled.

    October 30, 2020
  3. New Transit Projects to Ease Congestion and Support Sustainable Travel in Burnaby
    The City of Burnaby has partnered with TransLink to install new queue jumper lanes and other road features in select locations across the city, to make transit service faster and more reliable while improving traffic flow for all users of the road.

    October 30, 2020
  4. Regional District of Nanaimo Drinking Water and Watershed Protection Program Wins Innovation Award
    The award recognizes individuals or organizations that have applied new ways of thinking that positively transform the water industry. For over a decade the RDN’s Drinking Water and Watershed Protection program has enabled and facilitated high levels of collaboration across the water operators and purveyors in the region, as well as within the community and with senior government.

    October 28, 2020
  5. New Electric Zamboni HIts the Ice in Summerland
    After a public procurement process, the District selected the Zamboni 552ACLI model with Lithium Battery Power. The lithium option is new technology and was offered on the bigger models this year. Summerland was the first community to have this model with the lithium battery on the ice according to Kendrick Equipment supplier.

    October 28, 2020
  6. Lake Country Fire Fuel Mitigation Work Provides Firewood to Okanagan Indian Band Seniors
    Removal of ground debris to minimize fire risk in the watershed serving Lake Country will result in the provision of firewood to Okanagan Indian Band seniors and Beaver Lake area lease lot holders for the winter.

    October 27, 2020
  7. North Island 9-1-1 Celebrates 25 Years of Serving the Community
    The participating shareholders include Regional District of Mount Waddington, Strathcona Regional District, Comox Valley Regional District, qathet Regional District (excluding Lasqueti Island), Alberni-Clayquot Regional District and District #69 of Regional District of Nanaimo. In 2017, NI911 was successfully awarded the fire dispatch service contract for Peace River Regional District.

    October 26, 2020
  8. City of Penticton Staff Land Top Awards
    Two staff members have successfully secured top awards in their respective career fields, the City of Penticton announced on October 21st, 2020.

    October 23, 2020
  9. City of Burnaby Expands Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network
    Burnaby has added 10 new electric vehicle charging stalls throughout the community, to make it easier for residents to transition to zero-emission vehicles and help the City achieve its Climate Action targets.

    October 21, 2020
  10. Peace River Regional District Presses for Action on Site C Impacts
    The Peace River Regional District released a letter sent to the parties with candidates running in the upcoming BC election, asking for assistance to negotiate a community measures agreement to mitigate the impacts of Site C on regional district residents and services.

    October 20, 2020
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