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  1. Surrey Hosts Regional Workshop Aimed at Advancing Municipal Crime Prevention
    The workshop was developed to support municipal stakeholders in building capacity for improved crime prevention efforts by enhancing interest, awareness, and knowledge of evidence-based practices that reduce crime.

    March 14, 2017
  2. Victoria Introduces Taxi Hydrant Zones Pilot
    The City of Victoria has introduced a one-year pilot to enable taxi drivers to wait for fares at six identified taxi hydrant zones, as long as they remain in their vehicle and relocate immediately upon the approach or arrival of an emergency vehicle.

    March 14, 2017
  3. New Open Data Portal Puts District of Squamish Data in the Hands of the Public
    The District of Squamish has made it easier to view, map, chart and share the District's currently published data thanks to a new open data portal.

    March 13, 2017
  4. 2017 Age-Friendly Community Grant Recipients Announced
    The age-friendly communities grant program is a partnership between the Province and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities. In September 2016, local governments were invited to apply for grants of up to $20,000 and encouraged to consider projects that focused on accessibility, aging well, physical activity and non-medical home supports.

    March 13, 2017
  5. Canada, British Columbia Announce Funding for 26 New Infrastructure Projects Across BC
    The Governments of Canada and British Columbia have announced joint funding of over $87 million for 26 new infrastructure projects in 26 communities throughout the province

    March 13, 2017
  6. New Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to Support Cleaner Waterways in Metro Vancouver
    The new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant, estimated to cost approximately $700 million, will be relocated from the Squamish Nation Reserve to a new Metro Vancouver-owned site in the District of North Vancouver.

    March 13, 2017
  7. Kelowna City Receives Award for Mission Creek Restoration
    Significant project restores natural functions to the lower sections of Mission Creek, the Central Okanagan's most important waterway.

    March 10, 2017
  8. Regional District of East Kootenay Local Conservation Program Awarded
    The Regional District of East Kootenay's Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund has been named as a recipient of a 2017 peer nominated award from the Species and Ecosystems at Risk (SEAR) Local Government Working Group.

    March 10, 2017
  9. Province to Review Options for Commuter Train Services in the CRD
    Based on support from communities across the Capital Regional District, including Langford, Victoria, Esquimalt and View Royal, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will look at options around using the E&N rail line for transit services between Langford and Victoria West.

    March 9, 2017
  10. New City of Richmond Mobile App Will Enhance Building Inspection Efficiency
    The mobile application, based on the Metro Grove Mobile Workforce Management Service provided by Richmond-based 14 Oranges, allows inspectors to perform and file an inspection from their smartphone instead of the current mixture of paper and interactive voice response based systems.

    March 9, 2017
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