News Release Archive

308 record(s) found.

  1. City of Nanaimo CAO Leads Beyond the City
    The City of Nanaimo's Chief Administrative Officer has been elected as the new President of the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA), following a term as CAMA's First Vice President. The election took place at CAMA's virtual annual general meeting on June 2, 2020.

    June 3, 2020
  2. BC Economic Development Association and FortisBC Team up to Support Local Businesses
    The British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA) and FortisBC are working together to support small businesses during a time of economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. FortisBC has established a telephone hotline to assist businesses in signing up for Support Local BC, an online platform allowing customers to purchase gift certificates from local businesses across the province.

    June 3, 2020
  3. Fibre Internet Arrives in Keremeos
    People and businesses in Keremeos will soon be able to enjoy the benefits of modern, high-speed internet, thanks in part to funding from the Connecting British Columbia program

    June 4, 2020
  4. New Westminster City Council Endorses Process to Expedite Patio Extensions and Parklets
    With phase two of BC’s Restart Plan underway, New Westminster City Council has endorsed an initiative that allows for an expedited process for restaurant and pub patio extensions and that will see installation of additional parklets throughout the City to support business recovery efforts.

    June 5, 2020
  5. New Affordable Homes on the way in Queen Charlotte
    Families and seniors with lower incomes will soon have access to new, affordable rental homes, with construction underway on a four-unit housing project in the community.

    June 8, 2020
  6. Regional District of Central Okanagan Wins Award for Environmental Collaboration Project
    The Regional District of Central Okanagan has been recognized for its collaborative effort in the wake of flooding in 2017.

    June 5, 2020
  7. City of Port Alberni Receives UBCM Grant to Support Uptown District Revitalization Strategy
    The City of Port Alberni has received a $21,950 grant to support the development of an Uptown District Revitalization Strategy (UDRS).

    June 9, 2020
  8. Central Saanich Condemns Racism and Takes Different Together Pledge
    At the Council meeting of June 8, 2020, Mayor Windsor's motion was passed unanimously that Central Saanich stands in solidarity with the entire community in condemning systemic racism in all its form. Central Saanich Council and staff are committed to listening, learning and improving.

    June 10, 2020
  9. City of Fort St John Council Awards 70% of New RCMP Detachment Construction Phase One Contracts to Local Contractors
    At the June 8, 2020 Regular Council Meeting, Council awarded $2.9 million in contracts for the first phase of construction on the new RCMP Detachment. Over $2 million went to local contractors, representing 70% of the contracts awarded at yesterday’s Council meeting. To date, 59%, or $2.1 million of work, has gone to local contractors, with construction on the project scheduled to begin as soon as possible.

    June 10, 2020
  10. Responsible Drinking to be Tested at Seven City of Port Coquitlam Parks
    Residents may soon be able to enjoy an adult beverage at Port Coquitlam parks, after the city took steps last night towards permitting responsible liquor consumption at seven parks.

    June 11, 2020