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  1. New Westminster and CUPE 387 Reach Four-Year Collective Agreement
    The four-year agreement affects all City CUPE 387 workers and covers the period from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019. It provides for a wage increase of 7.0 % over the 4 year period: 1.5% in 2016, 1.5% in 2017, 2% in 2018 and 2% in 2019.

    January 26, 2017
  2. Vancouver Non-Profits Receive Grant Funding for Street Cleaning Programs
    Micro cleaning involves daily collection of difficult materials, including needles and litter, using brooms, shovels, and wheeled garbage carts. This work differs from street cleaning done by City crews, which is focused on emptying receptacles and litter collection using sweepers, flushers, or other vehicles.

    January 26, 2017
  3. Richmond Unveils Canada 150 Street Banner Collection
    This year, 11 winning banners were selected from just under 300 entries reflecting Richmond's Canada 150 tagline: One nation, hundreds of cultures, thousands of communities, millions of people and limitless stories. Inspiring Richmond to welcome our future.

    January 25, 2017
  4. Brand Review Recommendations Endorsed by Maple Ridge Council
    The project involved a comprehensive methodology which included focus group meetings, a random telephone survey, online surveys open to the entire community, one-on-one interviews and a review of the website, marketing materials and publications from across the organization.

    January 25, 2017
  5. Vancouver Council Ratifies Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 15
    The settlement with inside workers represented by CUPE Local 15 provides for wage increases totaling 7% over the four years of the contract.

    January 25, 2017
  6. Family Day Grants Available for Local Governments
    The Province of British Columbia is again providing $250,000 to support free local, family-focused activities with funds administered through the BC Recreation and Parks Association.

    January 23, 2017
  7. Pitt Meadows Receives Federal Investment for Spray Park
    The project involves removing the current spray equipment, resurfacing the area, upgrading the plumbing and installing new water efficient spray park equipment and restoring the surrounding landscaping in the park.

    January 20, 2017
  8. TransLink Expands SkyTrain and SeaBus Service to Launch Phase One of 10-Year Vision
    Planning for Phase Two moves forward with consultation on Vancouver and Surrey rapid transit projects.

    January 18, 2017
  9. Inter-Community Business License Program Launched in West Kootenays
    Rossland, Castlegar, Nelson, Creston and Kaslo have combined efforts to make obtaining a business licence easier and less costly for businesses that provide services in these communities.

    January 18, 2017
  10. Surrey Selected as One of Canada's Top Employers for Young People
    The City of Surrey has been recognized for its efforts in developing young people within the organization and helping them build and advance their careers

    January 16, 2017
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