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  1. Metro Vancouver Announces Award of Contract for New Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant
    Metro Vancouver has awarded the contract for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to ADAPT Consortium at a cost of $525 million, exclusive of taxes.

    April 6, 2017
  2. CRD's McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Contract Awarded
    Construction will begin in April on the Captial Regional District's McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant. This component of the Wastewater Treatment Project is being funded by the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia and the CRD core area municipalities.

    April 6, 2017
  3. Metro Vancouver Seeks Changes to Inequitable Property-Based Tax Regime
    Metro Vancouver is calling on the four main provincial parties to commit to implement substantial changes to the B.C. Home Owner Grant, Property Transfer Tax and School Property Tax to ensure property taxation is fairer and more equitable for residents and businesses across the region.

    April 5, 2017
  4. Vancouver Launches Partnership with 100 Resilient Cities; Names First Chief Resilience Officer
    Mayor Gregor Robertson, along with representatives from 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) - pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation - have formally launched their partnership and announced the appointment of Vancouver's first chief resilience officer.

    April 4, 2017
  5. Public Meetings Planned for Saanich Governance Review
    The Governance Review Citizen Advisory Committee is spearheading the independent review, which will focus on the governance structure and policies within Saanich and its partnerships within the region. A report back to Council is planned for this fall.

    April 4, 2017
  6. Grants Help Local Governments Plan for the Future, Improve Infrastructure
    Twenty-one local governments throughout the province will share over $200,000 in B.C. government planning grants to help develop plans for local infrastructure investments.

    April 4, 2017
  7. Province Matches Federal $2.2 Billion Funding Commitment for Transit in Metro Vancouver
    The Province of BC has announced $2.2 billion in matching funds for new transit projects in Metro Vancouver, including rapid transit in Surrey and Vancouver:

    March 31, 2017
  8. Richmond Expands Regulation of Short-Term Rentals
    Richmond City Council has approved recommendations to amend its bylaws and licensing requirements for short-term rentals to address concerns related to illegal, hotel-like operations and other negative impacts on neighbourhoods.

    March 31, 2017
  9. Twenty-Six Communities in British Columbia Benefit From BikeBC Funding
    Twenty-six communities throughout B.C. will receive $9.25 million in funding for projects to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths for cyclists and pedestrians.

    March 31, 2017
  10. Columbia Basin Trust's Largest Project in Radium Is All About Community
    The new multi-purpose community centre in Radium Hot Springs will be the result of foresight, planning, community input and a variety of funding partners coming together to see the building become a reality.

    March 29, 2017
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