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  1. Strathcona Regional District Community Broadband Plans Now Available Online
    The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) hosted Community Broadband Planning forums in June of 2019 where seven communities within the regional district were visited throughout a two-week block.

    July 6, 2020
  2. Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in Northern British Columbia to create jobs and strengthen communities
    New investments in community infrastructure by the governments of Canada and British Columbia will benefit Island communities while also supporting economic recovery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic by getting projects under way and meeting communities’ needs as they restart their economies.

    July 6, 2020
  3. Port Hardy Achieves Bear Smart Status
    Learning how to live peacefully with bears is an ongoing challenge for many communities in BC, but after several years of hard work and dedication, the District of Port Hardy has officially become Bear Smart.

    July 3, 2020
  4. Metro Vancouver's Carbon Neutral Achievement Sets Stage for Bold Climate Action
    Metro Vancouver's leadership and commitment to climate change have allowed the regional district to achieve corporate carbon neutrality for 2019 and potentially through 2022.

    July 2, 2020
  5. Kelowna Selects First Ever Artist in Residence
    The Artist in Residence program is intended to broaden the community's experience with arts and culture and stimulate thoughtful conversation on local topics.

    July 2, 2020
  6. History Made as Largest Community Forest in BC Awarded to FNFN / NRRM Partnership
    A partnership of the Fort Nelson First Nation and Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has received the largest community forest licence ever awarded in British Columbia.

    June 30, 2020
  7. Historic Agreement in Whistler Focuses on Economic Development and Reconciliation
    An historic agreement between the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Líl̓wat Nations, the Province, the Resort Municipality of Whistler and Whistler Blackcomb creates new opportunities for economic development, reflecting BC's commitment to reconciliation.

    June 30, 2020
  8. Responsible Drinking Pilot Begins at Seven Port Coquitlam Parks
    Responsible drinking will be permitted in the parks during regular park hours, dawn to dusk. The RCMP, parks staff and Bylaw Officers will monitor the sites as part of their regular surveillance, and will respond to complaints about irresponsible behaviour or underage drinking, as usual.

    June 30, 2020
  9. ALR Revitalization Reduces Costs, Makes Life Better for Farmers
    Fees for non-adhering residential-use applications will be reduced from $1,500 to $900. The 40% reduction in the application fees to build additional housing follows feedback from local governments and farmers and others living in the ALR.

    June 30, 2020
  10. Province Opens Applications for Infrastructure Funding to Build Stronger Communities
    The Province is now accepting applications from local governments, community groups and First Nations for nearly $160 million in infrastructure grants to help strengthen communities throughout British Columbia.

    June 26, 2020
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