News Release Archive

343 record(s) found.

  1. The City of Kelowna's Wheelhouse: A New Way of Looking at Housing Needs
    The housing continuum model is a linear progression from homelessness or housing need to homeownership. Used around the word, it’s an approach to visually depict different segments of housing.

    August 19, 2019
  2. City of Revelstoke Launches Tech Strategy 2.0
    The City of Revelstoke has received $100,000 in funding from the B.C. Rural Dividend Fund to build on the success of its community-wide Technology Strategy.

    August 19, 2019
  3. City of Pitt Meadows Receives $412,000 for Flood Mitigation Plan
    The City of Pitt Meadows has received $412,000 in funding as part of the Government of Canada’s National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for the development of a Flood Mitigation Plan.

    August 21, 2019
  4. Diane Kalen-Sukra Writes for the World
    In her book, Save Your City—subtitled “How toxic culture kills community and what to do about it”—Diane Kalen-Sukra tackles a big subject. With 25 years of experience as a community builder in a variety of leadership roles, Kalen-Sukra is raising her voice against the increasing, toxic incivility she sees everywhere—from the school yard to the workplace to the public square—and offers a list of doable actions that will redirect the trend.

    August 21, 2019
  5. Office of the AGLG Releases Performance Audit Report on the Township of Langley
    Local Government’s Role in Ensuring Clean Drinking Water

    August 22, 2019
  6. Union of British Columbia Municipalities to End Commercial Vehicle Licensing Program
    The Commercial Vehicle Licensing program will be ending December 31, 2019. UBCM has administered this program since 1987. Following a program review with member input, UBCM determined that the program had ceased fulfilling the original intent of the program and distributed funds in disproportion among local governments.

    August 23, 2019
  7. Joint Statement Regarding Municipal Police Issued by the Province and City of Surrey
    Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum have released a statement regarding Surrey policing

    August 23, 2019
  8. Comox Valley Regional District Awarded $500,000 for Coastal Flood Mapping
    The grant will develop flood models and mapping for present-day coastal flood hazards and future seal level rise flood hazards for approximately 200 kilometres of coastline within the region.

    August 26, 2019
  9. Prince Rupert Awarded $22 Million Grant for Water Treatment and New Submarine Waterline
    Funding will be dedicated to the final phase of the city's water project, which includes replacement of the submarine line carrying water beneath the harbour, and development of a state of the art water treatment facility.

    August 27, 2019
  10. Tofino Receives $40 Million in Funding for Wastewater Project
    The District of Tofino has been awarded $40,264,769 from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program Environmental Quality Stream for secondary wastewater treatment and systems upgrades. The funding, the largest infrastructure investment in the municipality’s history, comes from the Government of Canada in the amount of $21,953,600 and the Province of British Columbia in the amount of $18,301,169 and represents 73.3% of the estimated eligible project costs.

    August 29, 2019