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  1. TransLink Teams up with Tourism Agencies to Promote Metro Vancouver's Dining Hotspots
    TransLink has announced a partnership with WestCoastFood and 13 destination marketing groups to promote Metro Vancouver’s dining and brewpub neighbourhoods.

    May 10, 2019
  2. North Cowichan Using Eco-Friendly System to Tackle Weeds
    North Cowichan is using Foamstream, a unique system that uses 99.7% super-heated water and 0.3% foam. The foam acts as a thermal blanket to hold heat on the weeds long enough to effectively eradicate them.

    May 10, 2019
  3. Good Behaviour Rewarded with Richmond's Enhanced Positive Ticket for Youth Program
    Richmond RCMP, the City of Richmond's Youth Services and community partners are launching an updated Positive Ticket for Youth program that will provide more opportunities for youth to get involved in recreational activities for getting caught doing something right.

    May 10, 2019
  4. British Columbia, Nisg̱a'a Nation Celebrate Treaty Anniversary
    On May 11, 2000, the Nisg̱a’a Nation became the first modern treaty Nation in British Columbia. This landmark event ended any authority of the federal Indian Act and established a new relationship between British Columbia, Canada and the Nisg̱a’a Nation.

    May 10, 2019
  5. City Launches New Engagement Portal for Residents- 'Let’s Talk Abbotsford'
    The City of Abbotsford has launched a new innovative engagement platform, Let’s Talk Abbotsford, for the public to provide feedback and stay up to date on City projects announced Mayor Henry Braun today.

    May 9, 2019
  6. Moving Saanich Forward Project Selected for Planning Award
    Moving Saanich Forward - Saanich's Active Transportation Plan has been selected for a Planning Institute of BC silver award in the category of excellence in policy planning - city and urban areas.

    May 9, 2019
  7. City of Surrey Launches Love Where You Live Initiative with City-Wide Staff Clean Up
    Mayor Doug McCallum launched the City of Surrey’s Love Where You Live campaign which calls for residents, business owners, schools, and community groups to do their part in keeping Surrey clean and beautiful.

    May 7, 2019
  8. City of Coquitlam Celebrates BC Economic Development Week
    A growth in business licences, film revenue and tourism visitors give the City of Coquitlam reason to celebrate May 6-11 during BC Economic Development Week.

    May 6, 2019
  9. District of Elkford and Chief Administrative Officer Nominated for Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ International Awards
    The Federation of Canadian Municipalities recently announced that the District of Elkford is among five candidates for its 2019 Institutional Award, and that Curtis Helgesen, Chief Administrative Officer, is among four candidates for its Mike Badham Individual Award.

    May 3, 2019
  10. District of Clearwater Awarded the 2019 Southern Interior Local Government Association Award for Environmental Sustainability
    The District submitted the nomination to SILGA under the environmental sustainability category highlighting our two bio-mass energy systems – one at the Dutch Lake Community Centre (municipal hall) and one at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Both of these facilities realized substantial energy costs. Through unique partnerships and utilizing wood waste from Canfor (free of charge) the first system was installed and operational in 2015, with the second project operational in the fall of 2018.

    May 3, 2019
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