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  1. BC Rural Dividend Program Funding for Summerland's Integrated Solar Project
    The purpose of the District of Summerland's Integrated Solar Project is to strengthen the Electrical Utility asset, enhance the local economy and create jobs, increase energy security and independence, support innovation, and attract new residents and visitors, particularly young people and skilled tradespersons.

    March 28, 2017
  2. Songhees Nation and City of Colwood Sign MOU Regarding Royal Roads Lands
    The Royal Roads Lands are part of the traditional territory of the Lekwungen, and lie within Colwood's municipal boundary, but are owned by the Canadian Department of National Defence.

    March 28, 2017
  3. Victoria Seeks Volunteers for Participatory Budgeting Pilot
    Participatory budgeting is an innovative, democratic process that gives the entire community the opportunity to participate and decide how to invest a portion of the City budget. It is being piloted this year in response to increased public participation in the City’s budget process over the past two years.

    March 28, 2017
  4. Partnership Lands Invitation for Community Forest Near Fort Nelson
    As part of the community forest application, the Fort Nelson First Nation and the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality will need to demonstrate community awareness and support for the community forest, including building relationships and sharing information with neighbouring First Nations and area communities.

    March 27, 2017
  5. Nanaimo Plans for Future with 20-Year Investment Plan and Asset Management Update
    The update for the 20-Year Investment Plan and Asset Management outlines the projected costs and lifespan of the City's various assets including parks, water utilities, facilities and transportation.

    March 27, 2017
  6. TransLink Mayors' Council Welcomes Historic Federal Investment in Metro Vancouver Transportation
    The TransLink Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation welcomes the Government of Canada's commitment of approximately $2.2 billion in its 2017-2018 budget which marks the next step forward in building two critically important rapid transit projects in Metro Vancouver.

    March 23, 2017
  7. Richmond Gets New Funding for Tourism Marketing
    Tourism in Richmond will get a financial boost on July 1, 2017 with the introduction of a 3% hotel room tax, an increase from the current 2% rate.

    March 21, 2017
  8. Northern Development Approves $125,000 for Smithers Airport Terminal Expansion
    The Smithers Airport Terminal Modernization Project has gotten another boost in funding thanks to the commitment of $125,000 from Northern Development Initiative Trust.

    March 21, 2017
  9. Canada and British Columbia Invest in 144 New Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Projects
    The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding - more than $186.6 million - and the Province is investing nearly $123.2 million. Local governments are contributing the balance of $63.4 million.

    March 20, 2017
  10. SCRD Chief Administrative Officer Receives FCM Award
    Janette Loveys, SCRD Chief Administrative Officer, is being recognized with the Mike Badham Award for her contribution to Federation of Canadian Municipalities' international programs.

    March 20, 2017
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