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  1. Municipalities Bring Local Solutions to Reduce Poverty
    On July 3rd, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) put forward local solutions to reduce poverty across the country - with formal recommendations for the federal government's promised Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.

    July 4, 2017
  2. City of Nelson Adopts Leading Edge Clean Air and Smoking Bylaw
    At a Special Meeting on June 23, 2017, Council adopted a Clean Air and Smoking Regulation Bylaw. The bylaw has been identified as "a leading edge bylaw as set out by the Canadian Non-Smokers Rights Association."

    June 28, 2017
  3. City of North Vancouver Launches Patios, Parklets and Places to Play
    The City of North Vancouver is energizing popular locations this summer with outdoor dining patios, parklets and placemaking.

    June 28, 2017
  4. The Regional District of Central Okanagan's Economic Development Commission Connector Program Connects Newcomers & Grads to Professional Networks
    The COEDC Connector Program connects newcomers and recent graduates with networked individuals so they can connect to our workforce and settle in the community.

    June 26, 2017
  5. Trail Connection Provides New Recreation Opportunities in Southern Vancouver Island
    The Capital Regional District’s Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail and the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Cowichan Valley Trail, which closes a gap in the route of The Great Trail, have been completed.

    June 26, 2017
  6. Regional District of Central Okanagan and Westbank First Nations Sign Cultural Sites Protection Memorandum of Understanding
    The Regional District and Westbank First Nation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Protection and Conservation of Cultural Heritage Sites within Regional Parks.

    June 26, 2017
  7. Prince George Launches Website & Videos For Upcoming Referendum
    On June 22nd, the City launched two videos and is highlighting its Referendum 2017 web page as part of an effort to ensure residents are aware of the referendum and the reasons for it.

    June 23, 2017
  8. Lake Country Adopts Innovative Business Licensing Bylaw
    Lake Country is moving ahead with a new Business Licensing Bylaw that will speed up the licensing process, reduce costs for start-ups, and improve the service for business owners. This “made in Lake Country” bylaw offers a first-year free approach to fees starting in 2018.

    June 21, 2017
  9. City of New Westminster's Anvil Centre and Office Tower Receive LEED Gold Certification
    The City of New Westminster is proud to announce that Anvil Centre and the Anvil Centre Office Tower have officially received LEED Gold Certification by the Canada Green Building Council.

    June 21, 2017
  10. Coquitlam's Bylaw Cracks Down on Vandalism, Littering and Dumping
    Coquitlam plans to adopt a new Litter and Desecration Prohibition Bylaw on June 26 with broader language and higher penalties intended to provide new tools and deterrents to prevent graffiti and other vandalism, littering, and illegal dumping of both liquid and solid materials

    June 20, 2017
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