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  1. Legislation Introduced to Deliver More Homes Near Transit Hubs
    Building more homes near transit hubs is the focus of new proposed legislation aimed at speeding up the delivery of homes and encouraging more communities near the transit, services and amenities that make life better for people.

    November 9, 2023
  2. CUPE 2262 Reaches Tentative Agreement with City of Castlegar
    The tentative agreement must now be ratified by both parties, and terms of the agreement will not be released until the ratification process has concluded.

    November 9, 2023
  3. ʔaq̓am & Cranbrook Councils Explore Common Priorities, Goals at Recent Meeting
    The day-long session allowed leadership to begin to address several important strategic priorities, common between both Cranbrook and ʔaq̓am, with a focus on safety and security, housing, water and infrastructure and language and culture.

    November 8, 2023
  4. New Social Enterprise Offers Job-Skills Training for At-Risk Youth in New Westminster
    The City of New Westminster and Dan’s Legacy are pleased to announce the launch of a new social enterprise, called Dan’s Diner, which offers at-risk youth an opportunity to gain valuable skills to help them succeed while providing local community members with affordable, nutritious meals.

    November 7, 2023
  5. Team Appointed to Lead Victoria-Saanich Citizens’ Assembly on Municipal Amalgamation
    The Assembly is tasked with exploring the costs, benefits and disadvantages of a potential amalgamation between the District of Saanich and the City of Victoria, and ultimately recommending whether the two municipalities should amalgamate.

    November 6, 2023
  6. Northern Development Initiative Trust Launches the Northern Community Transportation Booster Program
    The booster program supports a broad range of planning initiatives that will allow local and Indigenous governments to increase their capacity for launching a passenger transportation service, improve ridership of existing services, or advance any of the recommendations contained in the study.

    November 6, 2023
  7. City of New Westminster to Implement Pilot Project to Address Crises of Homelessness, Mental Health, and Substance Use
    Goals of the pilot project include enhanced relations with provincial bodies that have primary responsibility for addressing the three crises, the realization of a 24/7 shelter with 50 to 60 beds, a health connect and resource centre to address the needs of the unsheltered, and a supportive housing development with 50 to 60 units.

    November 2, 2023
  8. More Small-Scale, Multi-Unit Homes Coming to B.C., Zoning Barriers Removed
    The proposed legislation and forthcoming regulations will permit one secondary suite or one laneway home (accessory dwelling unit) in all communities throughout B.C.

    November 1, 2023
  9. Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society and District of Port Edward Sign Memorandum of Understanding
    A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society and District of Port Edward marks the beginning of a commitment to work together to redevelop the site that currently is home to the Port Ed Store and the District’s Post Office buildings.

    November 1, 2023
  10. Coquitlam Leads the Way in Sustainable and Innovative Street Lighting Technology
    The program has seen the conversion of 9,800 City-owned streetlights to energy-efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) luminaires, resulting in a 54 per cent reduction in energy use.

    November 1, 2023
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