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  1. Province of British Columbia Extends State of Emergency to Support COVID-19 Response
    The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through the end of the day on April 14, 2020.

    April 1, 2020
  2. Critical Supplies Needed for Essential Services
    The Province of British Columbia needs pieces of personal protective equipment, medical items, and cleaning supplies for essential services. If you have any of these items, please support British Columbia’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 by contributing what you have.

    March 31, 2020
  3. TransLink to Limit Seating on Buses
    Commencing next week, TransLink will be limiting seating on buses in Metro Vancouver to promote physical distancing. Roughly half the seats on board buses will have signage installed to indicate that those seats are to be left vacant, which will allow for extra space between customers. If the new seated capacity is reached, bus operators will not make any further stops to collect passengers, who will have to wait for the next bus.

    March 30, 2020
  4. City of Delta Council approves Bylaws allowing City to Levy Fines for Contraventions of Provincial Health Officer's Order
    The City of Delta is under a State of Provincial Emergency ordered by the BC Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General to ensure a coordinated response to COVID-19 across all levels of government.

    March 30, 2020
  5. District of Sicamous Council Announces $20,000 Fund to Support Community During COVID-19
    The District of Sicamous, like every other municipality in Canada, is navigating through the COVID-19 crisis during this unprecedented time. The citizens of our great community have followed the advice of Dr. Bonnie Henry and the Provincial government by self-isolating and practicing social distancing.

    March 27, 2020
  6. Province of British Columbia Takes Unprecedented Steps to Support COVID-19 Response
    Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is using extraordinary powers under a state of provincial emergency to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support the Province’s ongoing response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

    March 26, 2020
  7. Temporary Witnessing Requirements under the Land Title Act
    In support of recommendations by the BC Public Health Officer to maintain social distance, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has implemented temporary changes during these extraordinary times with respect to witnessing requirements when executing instruments under the Land Title Act.

    March 26, 2020
  8. AGLG Releases Second Township of Langley Performance Audit Report
    The Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG) has released a performance audit report on management of drinking water supply infrastructure in the Township of Langley.

    March 25, 2020
  9. Province of British Columbia Opens New Supportive Homes for People in Vancouver
    Close to 60 new supportive homes with around-the-clock supports are opening in Vancouver, as a result of a partnership between the Government of B.C., the City of Vancouver and the Government of Canada.

    March 24, 2020
  10. City of Vancouver's Enforcement Ability Strengthened Under State of Emergency Bylaw
    On March 23 2020, City Council voted to give City of Vancouver staff the power to enforce orders under its existing State of Emergency bylaw, including the ability to prosecute breaches of emergency orders, and the ability to issue tickets.

    March 24, 2020
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