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  1. Upgrades Secure Drinking Water System in Prince Rupert
    Prince Rupert’s water-distribution system delivers drinkable water to approximately 14,000 people and is a crucial community service, supporting the continued sustainability of the Port of Prince Rupert.

    March 17, 2023
  2. Vancouver Wins First-Ever Partnership for Healthy Cities Award for Healthy City Dashboard at Global Summit
    The City of Vancouver is pleased to share that Vancouver is a proud recipient of a 2023 Partnership for Healthy Cities Award for its efforts to address the root causes of health inequities experienced by people in Vancouver.

    March 16, 2023
  3. Stronger Services on the Way for Northern Communities
    New and expanded local services are being supported by a $2.4-million investment from the Northern Healthy Communities Fund (NHCF), which is supported by the B.C. government and administered by the Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT).

    March 16, 2023
  4. City of Terrace Wins Canadian Award for Financial Reporting
    The annual financial report has been judged by impartial Canadian Review Committee members to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” designed to clearly communicate the municipality’s financial story and to motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

    March 15, 2023
  5. Joint Statement by Transport Canada and the Province of British Columbia on Future of the Vancouver Island Rail Corridor
    “Canada and the Province of British Colombia acknowledge the importance of this corridor. As a result, we will begin a formal engagement process with affected First Nations on the next steps of the corridor for the mutual benefit of the province and First Nations. A partnership-driven approach represents the best way for moving forward together and achieving a collective vision for the corridor that benefits everyone.”

    March 14, 2023
  6. City of New Westminster Proclaims 2023-2024 A Year of Truth for Reconciliation
    Truth-seeking will come through opportunities for City staff and the community to learn and reflect over the next 12 months, with the expectation that this truth will be applied to the City’s continued decolonization and reconciliation work.

    March 14, 2023
  7. City of Abbotsford and CUPE Local 774 Ratify Agreement
    In addition to improvements in benefits and premiums, the financial terms of the new agreement include wage increases of four and one-half per cent (4.5%) in the first year, and four per cent (4%) in the second year.

    March 10, 2023
  8. Businesses Given More Time to Make Outdoor Patios Permanent
    Government is extending existing temporary expanded service area (TESA) authorizations one final time until Dec. 31, 2024. TESAs have enabled thousands of liquor-licensed businesses to create new or expanded outdoor seating spaces, such as patios and sampling areas, and give customers more space to gather.

    March 10, 2023
  9. Vancouver City Council Approves Pilot Property Tax Relief Program for Small Businesses
    Vancouver City Council approved a pilot Development Potential Relief Program (DPRP), making it the first municipality in BC to do so. The DPRP, enabled by provincial legislation, is aimed at supporting independent, small businesses and community partners, who are paying disproportionately high taxes due to development potential.

    March 9, 2023
  10. City of Rossland Receives Active Transportation Grant
    The City has been awarded $233,631 which will go towards a new downtown covered bike parking structure with public washrooms, water bottle filling station and ebike charging outlets to be located in Harry Lefevre Square.

    March 9, 2023
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