News Release Archive

343 record(s) found.

  1. More Than 600 Supportive Homes Open in Vancouver
    Hundreds of people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver now have warm, safe places to live, as the doors open on the final set of temporary modular homes the Province committed to funding in the city in fall 2017

    March 4, 2019
  2. North Okanagan Regional District to Explore Regulating Single Use Plastics
    The Regional District of North Okanagan will look at implementing a regional regulation bylaw that would explore options for single-use plastics.

    March 4, 2019
  3. City of Fort St. John Wins BC Economic Development Award
    The City of Fort St. John received the BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA) Economic Development Marketing Innovation Award for the Move Up Here community recruitment program.

    March 6, 2019
  4. City of Vancouver and City of Surrey Submit Proposal for Canada's Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Vancouver and City of Surrey submitted their final Smart Cities Challenge proposal on March 5, 2019.

    March 7, 2019
  5. Capital Regional District Receives Post-Disaster Emergency Communication Centre
    An estimated 100,000 9-1-1 calls will be answered each year by the new South Island 9-1-1/Police Dispatch Centre, officially opened today by B.C. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, the Capital Regional District (CRD), local police agencies and E-Comm, Emergency Communications for British Columbia.

    March 7, 2019
  6. City of Richmond Submits Final Proposal for Smart Cities Challenge
    The City of Richmond has submitted a ground-breaking and transformative final proposal for the Smart Cities Challenge. The proposal includes initiatives that would minimize community impacts from major disasters, while also enhancing our quality of life in day-to-day activities.

    March 7, 2019
  7. New Trustee Elected on Hornby Island
    Chief Election Officer, Peter Crawford, has confirmed Grant Scott as the new trustee-elect for Hornby Island, following the by-election for an Islands Trust representative held on March 2nd. Mr. Scott will serve in his new position as local trustee for Hornby Island until the current term of office ends in November 2022.

    March 8, 2019
  8. Partnership Between the Township of Langley and FortisBC Saves Energy and Money
    A partnership between the Township of Langley and FortisBC is not only saving on energy consumption – it’s saving money.

    March 8, 2019
  9. City Of Vernon Receives Prestigious Canadian Award For Financial Reporting
    Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting to the City of Vernon for its annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.

    March 11, 2019
  10. B.C. and Sts’ailes Sign Agreement to Share Resort Benefits
    The Sts’ailes First Nation will benefit from a revenue-sharing agreement signed with the Province to share revenues generated by the expansion of the Sasquatch Mountain Resort.

    March 11, 2019