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  1. City of Kelowna Receives Federal Funding for Peer Navigator Program
    The City of Kelowna, in partnership with Urban Matters CCC and PEOPLE Employment Services, has received funding from Health Canada to establish a peer navigator program for community social-serving organizations.

    July 14, 2020
  2. City of Delta Launches Let’s Talk Delta
    The City of Delta has launched a new online community engagement platform, Let’s Talk Delta, where residents can share feedback and stay up to date on projects and initiatives that are happening in their community.

    July 14, 2020
  3. Whistler Releases Climate Action Big Moves Strategy
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) continues to prioritize tackling the serious threat of climate change. This week the draft Climate Action Big Moves Strategy was presented to Whistler Council – including six proposed Big Moves focused on the transportation, buildings and waste sectors and a new proposed 2030 target for Whistler’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions.

    July 10, 2020
  4. City of Colwood Monitoring Traffic Flow To Inform Transportation Planning
    The City of Colwood will use Bluetooth technology as one tool to monitor traffic flow and inform transportation improvements. The traffic monitoring system will also provide the public with convenient and reliable traffic information so they can make informed decisions on the best timing, mode, and route for their trips.

    July 10, 2020
  5. City of Vancouver to Create More than 250 Homes Using Revenue from Empty Homes Tax
    Four proposed affordable housing projects in Vancouver will receive grants totalling more than $8 million dollars following approval by City Council yesterday.

    July 9, 2020
  6. Province to Support Flood Planning and Mitigation
    Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding.

    July 9, 2020
  7. Comox Valley Regional District Awarded Poverty Reduction Strategy Grant
    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD), in partnership with the City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and K’ómoks First Nation, is pleased to announce it has received $100,000 grant funding to undertake a regional poverty assessment and reduction strategy.

    July 8, 2020
  8. City of Terrace Receives $500,000 from Province for Grand Trunk Pathway Connection
    The City of Terrace has been awarded a $500,000 Rural Community Development Grant, which will allow the City to go ahead with the Grand Trunk Pathway Completion and Connection Project: Terrace to Kitsumkalum.

    July 8, 2020
  9. City of Richmond’s District Energy Utility Wins Energy Award
    The City of Richmond has received international recognition for having the first district energy system in Canada to provide heating and cooling to large format retail buildings using this innovative, environmentally friendly technology.

    July 7, 2020
  10. Burnaby City Council Approves Bold Climate Action Plan
    Burnaby City Council has approved a Climate Action Framework, a roadmap for the City as it takes meaningful actions to address climate change.

    July 7, 2020
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