News Release Archive

343 record(s) found.

  1. City of Port Moody statement regarding Mayor Vagramov
    On March 28th, during a Special Closed Meeting, Port Moody Council approved a request made by Mayor Vagramov for an indefinite leave of absence, effective Friday, March 29, 2019.

    March 29, 2019
  2. City of Prince George to Receive $8.135 Million from BC Government
    The Government of BC has announced that the City of Prince George will be receiving more than $8 Million to help address infrastructure needs and support planning for future opportunities.

    March 29, 2019
  3. Cariboo Regional District Developing Dedicated Emergency Operations Centre
    The Cariboo Regional District is expanding its Williams Lake office to incorporate a dedicated Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). Renovations will be underway this spring with the new EOC expected to be ready by the summer.

    March 29, 2019
  4. City of Nanaimo and CUPE Reach Deal
    The City of Nanaimo and CUPE Local 401 have reached a four-year agreement, covering January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022. The agreement provides a general wage increase of two percent per year, along with some enhancements to certain benefits and allowances.

    March 29, 2019
  5. MFABC Successfully Completes $170 Million Bond Offering
    The Municipal Finance Authority of British Columbia has successfully completed its first bond issue of the year, raising $170 million to support long-term capital projects throughout the Province. The proceeds of this transaction will be used to finance new capital spending across 16 regional districts, regional hospital districts and municipalities in BC.

    April 1, 2019
  6. Cariboo Regional District Area F By-Election Preliminary Results
    The preliminary results for the by-election for Electoral Area F Director are as follows: LeBourdais = 315 O’Neill = 27 Rerie = 50 The official election results will be announced Tuesday, April 2. Election information can be found at

    April 2, 2019
  7. Budget 2019: Turning Point for Cities and Communities
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities President Vicki-May Hamm issued the following statement after the release of the Government of Canada’s 2019 federal budget.

    April 2, 2019
  8. UBCM Provides Update on Double Gas Tax Transfer
    The Government of Canada announced a one-time doubling of Gas Tax transfer nationally as part of the 2019 federal Budget. The $2.2 billion transfer will result in a one-time payment of $278.6 million for British Columbia to support local government infrastructure and capacity building priorities.

    April 3, 2019
  9. Northern Development Initiative Trust Announces New Housing Programs
    Northern Development Initiative Trust today announced a suite of Housing Programs that will support local governments in the creation of new, market-based housing units across Northern B.C.

    April 5, 2019
  10. Regional District of North Okanagan Awarded Emergency Preparedness Grants
    The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) has been awarded two grants through the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund for evacuation route planning at Kingfisher/Mabel Lake and for Emergency Operations Centre training.

    April 8, 2019