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  1. FCM Discusses Nation-Building Priorities with Canada’s Infrastructure Ministers
    The federal government is ramping up negotiations with provinces and territories to shape the Phase 2 roll-out of the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan.

    September 22, 2017
  2. Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation: Working to Close the Digital Divide
    Closing the digital divide between First Nations communities and others in B.C. is a key priority for the First Nations Technology Council, with digital-skills training forming an integral part of this strategy.

    September 22, 2017
  3. The City of Victoria Reminds People of the Importance of Emergency Preparedness
    The devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico City is a reminder that earthquakes can happen at any time. Victoria has a one-in-three probability of experiencing a major earthquake in the next 50 years. It's not a matter of if, but when. The time to prepare is now.

    September 21, 2017
  4. New Smithers Recycle Coach App Puts Recycling/Garbage Collection Information on Your Smartphone
    The Town of Smithers is adding the Recycle Coach mobile and web app to its communication outreach activities. This initiative is part of a larger recycling education marketing project to reduce recycling contaminants such as foam packaging, glass, and plastic bags.

    September 21, 2017
  5. Vancouver to Add Almost 500 Units of New Social and Family Housing
    The City of Vancouver is on track to add 390 new social housing units, of which 156 are SROs, as well as 90 market units to our local supply which would provide new homes for low and moderate-income earners, seniors, and families, after several rezoning proposals were referred today by City Council to public hearing in October.

    September 20, 2017
  6. Colwood Blasting the Landscape: Rethinking Development in Natural Areas
    Colwood is taking a unique approach to future development in hillside areas that emphasizes the City's philosophy of looking at natural features as valuable assets.

    September 19, 2017
  7. Columbia Basin Trust Strengthens Child Care in the Basin
    Columbia Basin Trust is launching a new $3.6-million program to help maintain and create new child care spaces in the Basin.

    September 19, 2017
  8. Village of Cumberland Achieves Carbon Neutrality
    The Village of Cumberland has been recognized as a carbon neutral community by the Province and Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM). By meeting the goal of corporate carbon neutrality for 2016, Cumberland has been awarded the "Achievement of Carbon Neutrality" for the fourth year in a row.

    September 18, 2017
  9. Fraser Valley Regional Library to Host Virtual Reality Programs
    Fraser Valley Regional Library will be adding virtual reality to it's playground equipment, which will be offered during free programs at the Fraser Valley Regional Library's 25 locations.

    September 18, 2017
  10. Federation of Canadian Municipalities Map Out Nation-Building Priorities for the Year Ahead
    Municipal leaders from across the country gathered during the week of September 11th in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to discuss how imminent decisions on the federal government's national infrastructure plan and National Housing Strategy can transform cities and communities across Canada.

    September 18, 2017
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