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  1. City of Powell River Releases New Online Dialogue Platform
    Powell River residents are joining the conversation since the City launched its new public engagement platform, called Participate Powell River, on Friday, November 1.

    November 6, 2019
  2. City of Coquitlam to Offer Free Menstrual Products in Civic Facilities
    Menstrual products will be free at five Coquitlam parks and recreation facilities for the next four months through a City pilot project.

    November 6, 2019
  3. City of Vancouver and Province Open Temporary Shelters for the Winter Months
    A total of 329 shelter spaces, including 91 reopened temporary shelter beds, will be available from tomorrow as part of the City of Vancouver and the Government of B.C.’s winter response strategy.

    November 4, 2019
  4. Cannabis Edibles Now Legal in Canada
    Following a series of consultations and the release of draft regulations earlier this year, the federal government has officially legalized cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals. Health Canada began accepting new product applications on October 17. These products will begin to be available for distribution following the completion of the 60-day notification period required by Health Canada.

    October 31, 2019
  5. Rooftop Solar Panels Provide Sustainable Solution for Castlegar City Hall
    The City of Castlegar is now generating electricity using solar panels on the rooftop of City Hall. The new panels, which are visible when travelling along Columbia Avenue, generate 28 kW of electricity, save the City an estimated $2,600 a year, and reduce emissions.

    October 29, 2019
  6. City of Fort St John Celebrates Small Business Week with Unveiling of New Tool
    The City of Fort St. John celebrates Small Business Week with the unveiling of a new Business and Investment Assistant.

    October 25, 2019
  7. Canadian Public Works Association Selects District of Squamish as Winner of National Public Works Week Award
    The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) is pleased to announce the District of Squamish, BC, as a winner of the organization’s 2019 National Public Works Week (NPWW) Awards Contest. Squamish’s 2019 NPWW celebration competed for the award with other Canadian municipalities with populations of 10,000 to 29,999. This is the fourth year that Squamish has received CPWA’s NPWW award.

    October 25, 2019
  8. Indigenous Human Rights Recognized in British Columbia Law with New Legislation
    Legislation introduced Oct. 24, 2019, creates a path forward to recognize and uphold the human rights of Indigenous peoples in B.C.

    October 25, 2019
  9. Vancouver Landfill Now Approved To Produce Renewable Natural Gas
    The City of Vancouver and FortisBC have received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission to produce Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) at the City’s landfill in Delta.

    October 24, 2019
  10. City of Campbell River Receives Award for City Videos
    The City of Campbell River has been recognized with five honours for recent videos – including its first award of excellence.

    October 22, 2019
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