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  1. Comox Valley Regional District Receives $723,000 Safe Restart Funds from Provincial Government
    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) receives funds to assist with community recovery and the Covid-19 pandemic response through the BC Safe Restart Grant Program.

    December 17, 2020
  2. Trail’s CAO Acknowledged for 30 Years in Local Government
    On December 1, 2020, the LGMA hosted its Member Awards Ceremony recognizing local government staff across BC for their significant contributions made to the local government profession and to the training and development programs of the LGMA.

    December 17, 2020
  3. Poverty Reduction Grants Support Local Governments
    Local governments will have the opportunity to apply for the second round of the Province’s Poverty Reduction Planning & Action Program grants to help develop local strategies and solutions to address poverty.

    December 17, 2020
  4. $7.3 million funding announced for Kelowna Regional Transit system
    As part of the Government of Canada and Province of BC’s Safe Restart plan, the Kelowna Regional Transit System will receive $7.3 million to support transit recovery.

    December 16, 2020
  5. Provincial Grants Funding Community Arts, Culture, Sports
    British Columbians will benefit from a wide range of arts, cultural and sports programs for people of all ages with more than $45 million distributed to local organizations this year through provincial Community Gaming Grants.

    December 16, 2020
  6. Economic Recovery Funding Strengthens Active Transportation Network
    British Columbians will benefit from an investment in active transportation infrastructure that helps create a stronger B.C. with better connected and more liveable communities.

    December 15, 2020
  7. New Supportive Homes Coming to Penticton
    The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased a site in Penticton as the future location of 50 new permanent supportive homes for people who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

    December 15, 2020
  8. Gas Tax Fund Helps Fund New Boilers at Prince Rupert Rec Complex, Landfill Lagoon Project
    Prince Rupert has a new, more efficient boiler system at the Recreation Complex, and a new landfill leachate lagoon, thanks to over $500,000 in federal Gas Tax funding.

    December 11, 2020
  9. Town of Osoyoos and CUPE Local 608 Reach Agreement on Renewed Collective Agreement
    The four-year agreement includes general wage increases in each year of 2%, some language improvements, clarifies timelines respecting some items, and provides improvements to certain benefit provisions .

    December 10, 2020
  10. New Westminster Advances Streets for People Initiative; Streets Becoming More Accessible for All
    New Westminster is advancing its Streets for People transportation initiative by reallocating street space and installing road markings and signage throughout the city with the goal of making streets better for walking, wheeling, and cycling.

    December 10, 2020
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