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  1. New Investments to Improve Public Transit for British Columbia
    Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, and Erinn Pinkerton, president and chief executive officer for BC Transit, announced more than $79 million in joint funding to purchase 118 new buses for use in Victoria and communities throughout British Columbia. The new buses will help shorten daily commutes, reduce the number of cars on the road and make the province a greener place to live.

    July 19, 2019
  2. Municipality of North Cowichan Survey Results Indicate Highly Satisfied Residents
    North Cowichan households were contacted this spring and asked for feedback on municipal programs and services in the municipality’s first-ever Citizen Satisfaction Survey.

    July 18, 2019
  3. City of Surrey and FortisBC Reveal Energy Savings Achieved Through Recent Projects
    Mayor Doug McCallum and FortisBC were joined by members of the community today at the Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex to announce the results of installing energy-efficient equipment at Civic facilities.

    July 18, 2019
  4. Province of British Columbia Updates Flood Emergency Plan
    As a means to address the growing impacts of climate change and anticipated future flooding events, the Province has updated BC’s Flood Emergency Plan.

    July 18, 2019
  5. City of Richmond Offers New Database to Search Council Decisions
    Search years of minutes in seconds with the City of Richmond’s new Council Decisions Database. The new system enables the public to search exclusively for information discussed in Open Council meetings, Public Hearings and Standing Committee meetings.

    July 17, 2019
  6. Fort Nelson Poised for Benefits from B.C.’s Largest Community Forest
    Residents and area communities that have long fought to revive Fort Nelson’s forest sector are starting to realize the benefit of their efforts with the approval of the Fort Nelson Community Forest Agreement, in partnership with the British Columbia government.

    July 17, 2019
  7. Town of Golden develops new Resort Development Strategy
    The Town of Golden released an updated Resort Development Strategy this week, outlining the vision, and key projects for the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) funding for the next three years (2019 to 2021).

    July 17, 2019
  8. East Kootenay Regional District's Moyie & Area Official Community Plan Adopted
    The RDEK Board has adopted the Moyie and Area Official Community Plan (OCP).

    July 15, 2019
  9. City of Burnaby's Willingdon Linear Park Earns Sustainability Award
    The Willingdon Linear Park project has received an Envision Silver Award from the Washington, DC-based Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).

    July 15, 2019
  10. B.C. Court of Appeal Strikes Down City of Victoria's Checkout Bag Regulation Bylaw
    Today, the B.C. Court of Appeal overturned the BC Supreme Court decision and has struck down the City’s Checkout Bag Regulation Bylaw.

    July 12, 2019
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