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  1. Capital Regional District Launches Medications Return Campaign
    What you put down the drain matters! The Capital Regional District is launching a new medications return awareness campaign to promote the proper disposal of medications at pharmacies and to prevent medications from reaching our natural environment.

    April 28, 2017
  2. Promotional Success: Salmo Dinner Jackets Are Flying off the Shelf
    The red-plaid lumberjack jacket with a village crest is proving to be a very effective way to promote West Kootenay community.

    April 27, 2017
  3. Burnaby Uses Innovative Approach to Help Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion Build for the Future
    Burnaby Council has approved allocating funds from the City's Community Benefit Bonus Housing Fund to help the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion replace its aging facilities and build new non-market housing.

    April 27, 2017
  4. New Radios Provide Port Moody Fire-Rescue with Enhanced Coverage, Clarity, and Security
    Among the key features of the new network and equipment: Greater reliability, water immersion resistance, radio monitoring, noise-cancelling technology to reduce background sounds and allow responders to be heard more clearly in noisy environments, increased coverage, audio clarity and security, GPS tracking, an expanded range of accessories and the ability to add new features through software upgrades in the future.

    April 26, 2017
  5. Vancouver Park Board Opens Baseball Field Designed for Children with Disabilities
    The new field at Hillcrest park mimics the design of a typical little league field, and has been designed for children with physical and cognitive challenges.

    April 24, 2017
  6. Unflushables Campaign Launches Across Metro Vancouver
    Metro Vancouver is rolling out a new campaign in hopes of educating residents to stop dumping items down the drain that clog the municipal and regional sewer system.

    April 24, 2017
  7. Conditional Agreement Reached for Purchase of Armstrong to Sicamous CP Rail Corridor
    The total cost of the purchase is $6.5 million dollars, and with the Provincial Government's contribution of $2.17 million dollars announced in March 2017, the RDNO and the CSRD have agreed to split the remaining cost on a 50:50 basis, each paying $2.17 million dollars.

    April 21, 2017
  8. City of Prince George Reinvesting in Civic Playgrounds
    Dozens of Prince George playgrounds built and installed in civic parks decades ago no longer meet the standards set out by the Canadian Standards Association. In response, the City of Prince George is reinvesting in its civic playground infrastructure.

    April 21, 2017
  9. TransLink Trades Diesel Buses for Hybrids to Reduce Fleet Emissions
    With the new additions, TransLink will now have 252 hybrid buses in service in Metro Vancouver in addition to 262 zero-emission trolley buses.

    April 20, 2017
  10. West Kelowna's New Amphitheatre and Skate Park Win BC Recreation and Parks Award
    A new, more advanced skate park replaced a 30-year-old crumbling, unchallenging, and rarely used facility. The amphitheatre provides formalized seating with access stairs where visitors to the park formerly sat on a grassy, uneven and often steep slope to view stage events.

    April 19, 2017
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