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  1. Whistler Welcomes Ride-Hailing Companies with Inter-Municipal Business Licences
    Whistler has joined other municipalities in the Zone 1 Transportation Network Services Inter-Municipal Business Licence to reduce barriers for ride-hailing companies operating in the region. The IMBL is led by the City of Vancouver, facilitated by TransLink and includes participants from a variety of regions including Metro Vancouver and the Sea to Sky corridor.

    August 7, 2020
  2. ‘You Won’t Stand Alone’ Celebrates Strength of Burnaby’s Diversity
    "Godfather of Canadian Punk" and Burnaby Councillor Joe Keithley sings lead vocals on the track, while Mayor Hurley accompanies him on bass and backup vocals.

    August 5, 2020
  3. Temporary Closures at Lost Lake as Whistler Protects Migrating Western Toads
    Visitors and residents heading to Whistler's Lost Lake Park will notice some temporary changes over the next few weeks as tens of thousands of tiny Western “toadlets” make their annual migration from the shores of Lost Lake into the surrounding forest.

    August 5, 2020
  4. City of Richmond Calls on Government to Expedite Regulations for Money Services Businesses
    The City of Richmond is calling on the Provincial Government to act quickly and take responsibility for licensing and regulating Money Services Businesses across British Columbia in an effort to stamp out illegal money laundering.

    August 4, 2020
  5. Curbside Food Waste Collection Service on its Way to Sunshine Coast
    As of October 6, the Sunshine Coast Regional District will be implementing a weekly curbside food waste collection service for the residences in the service areas receiving garbage collection.

    August 4, 2020
  6. CRadvantage Streams Ahead: More High Speed Internet Available in Downtown Campbell River
    The City of Campbell River has expanded Vancouver Island’s first open-access fibre optic municipal broadband network, CRadvantage. CRadvantage provides affordable, high speed connectivity to support growth in the technology sector and allows local businesses to compete internationally.

    August 4, 2020
  7. Reconciliation Blanket Gifted to the Sunshine Coast Regional District
    On July 20, 2020 a wool blanket by shíshálh professional weaver and artist Jessica Silvey was gifted to the Sunshine Coast Regional District in commitment to the journey we are weaving together, towards reconciliation.

    August 4, 2020
  8. Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment Program Sees Success
    As of March 2020, a total of 1515 vulnerable Surrey residents had been offered supports through the Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment Program, including 1292 children and youth and 223 parents and caregivers.

    July 31, 2020
  9. TransLink Highlights Opportunities to Speed up Metro Vancouver Buses
    TransLink is releasing its assessment of near-term opportunities for municipal projects aimed at improving bus travel times around Metro Vancouver while also improving the overall flow of traffic during the pandemic.

    July 31, 2020
  10. Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Nanaimo's New Fire Station #1
    New building will also be home to the FireComm/Dispatch Centre, the administrative headquarters for the Nanaimo Fire and Rescue department and the City's Emergency Coordination Centre.

    July 31, 2020
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