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  1. AGLG Releases Water Audit on the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen
    The audit reviewed three different drinking water systems operated by the Regional District (Faulder, Naramata and Olalla) as well as the Regional District's overall governance and activities relating to drinking water provision.

    May 30, 2017
  2. Duncan-North Cowichan Citizens' Assembly Recommends Amalgamation
    On May 23, 2017, the Assembly's final report was presented at a special meeting of Duncan and North Cowichan elected officials. The proposal to amalgamate still needs the approval of both Councils, the provincial government, and residents by public referendum.

    May 25, 2017
  3. Fort St. John Project Second in Canada to Achieve Passive House and LEED Platinum Certification
    The Fort St. John passive house is one of only two single family homes in Canada that is both LEED platinum and certified passive.

    May 25, 2017
  4. City of Richmond Wins Awards of Excellence for Innovative New Play Area and Community Centre
    Two of Richmond's most popular new civic amenities, the City Centre Community Centre and the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment, have received awards of excellence from a pair of parks and recreation peer groups.

    May 25, 2017
  5. Masich Place Upgrades and Improvements Underway in Prince George
    Construction has begun on the City of Prince George's $4.4 million Masich Place Redevelopment Project, which will install the first outdoor synthetic field in Northern BC, and benefit local and regional sports teams, athletic clubs and associations, and fitness enthusiasts.

    May 24, 2017
  6. Agreement Reached in Comox Valley Sewer Apportionment Dispute
    The Comox Valley Regional District Sewage Commission has agreed to the terms of a meditated settlement in a dispute about the metering and cost apportionment of the regional sewer service from 2004 to 2015.

    May 19, 2017
  7. Mayor of Surrey Delivers Annual State of the City Address
    In the annual State of the City Address, Mayor Linda Hepner highlighted how the City is coming off a near record year where building permits nearly topped $1.5-billion and noted how high skilled and high paying jobs are transforming the local economy.

    May 19, 2017
  8. Council Moves Forward with City of Delta Reclassification and Name Change
    The municipality will make a formal request to the BC government to change Delta's classification from a District Municipality to a City and update its name, by Letters Patent, from The Corporation of Delta to the City of Delta.

    May 17, 2017
  9. Summer Banners a Collaboration by Students and Victoria's Artist in Residence
    With the support of the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, Grade 6-8 Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth participated in two drawing workshops in January. The project provided an opportunity for the youth to explore their self-esteem and confidence through collaborative art making and contribute to the design of the banners.

    May 17, 2017
  10. Vancouver Park Board Approves Amendments to Park Control Bylaw Governing Cetaceans
    The amendments reflect the Board's direction to no longer allow cetaceans in Vancouver parks, but will provide for the continuing care of three cetaceans currently living at the Aquarium.

    May 17, 2017
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