News Release Archive

343 record(s) found.

  1. City of Coquitlam Wins 2019 International Communities in Bloom Competition
    Coquitlam has claimed first place in the 2019 international Communities in Bloom competition, earning global recognition for our community’s civic pride and beautification efforts.

    October 1, 2019
  2. City of Kamloops Launches Step Code Incentive Program
    The City of Kamloops is launching a Step Code Incentive Program to encourage local builders to voluntarily meet the BC Energy Step Code (Step Code).

    October 1, 2019
  3. City of Penticton and Unions Reach Three New Collective Agreements
    The City of Penticton is pleased to announce it has reached five-year agreements with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 608 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 213, along with a six-year agreement with CUPE Local 608 Library.

    October 2, 2019
  4. City of Victoria Calls to Artists for Victoria Exhibition Program
    Artists and designers in the Capital Region, including the Gulf Islands, are invited to submit their application to be considered for the City of Victoria’s new Storefronts Victoria Exhibition Program.

    October 2, 2019
  5. Capital Regional District Provides Response to CBC Plastic Recycling Story
    In regard to the CBC Marketplace story on September 28, 2019, about the fate of some plastic in the Lower Mainland that was meant to be recycled, the Capital Regional District (CRD) would like to assure residents that all the recyclable materials being collected through its residential curbside recycling program and Hartland recycling depot are in fact being recycled and not put in the landfill. 

    October 3, 2019
  6. City of Courtenay Council Adopts Community Master Plans
    Two sweeping community master plans were passed by Courtenay City Council on Monday, outlining a vision for the city’s multi-modal transportation, parks, and recreation for years to come.

    October 3, 2019
  7. 29 Local Governments Speak as One in Feedback to Province on Plastics Reduction
    Local governments across British Columbia have worked together to present a joint letter to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy in response to the Province’s call for input to its Plastics Action Plan. In all, 29 governments have signed the letter aligning their voices and calling for the Province to adopt bold legislation to significantly reduce and regulate plastics in British Columbia.

    October 3, 2019
  8. Ride-hailing on its way to City of Vancouver
    Following closely after the provincial legalization of ride-hailing in BC last month, City Council has given the green light for ride-hailing companies to operate in Vancouver. 

    October 4, 2019
  9. Salmon Capital of the World Announces Tech Competition with $200,000 in prizes Campbell River
    Calling all innovative entrepreneurs with ideas that solve real problems for people and businesses. The City of Campbell River Economic Development and Campbell River Angel Group (CRAG) are launching four individual challenges with awards ranging from $45,000 to $100,000.

    October 7, 2019
  10. Columbia Basin Trust Helps to Fund Large-Scale Projects that Enhance Ecosystem Health
    Habitat such as wetlands and creeks, and animals such as elk and bull trout will benefit from five multi-year projects that are restoring over 1,700 hectares of important land thanks to community efforts and Columbia Basin Trust’s Ecosystem Enhancement Program.

    October 8, 2019