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  1. Powell River Close to Approving Investment in Automated Solid Waste Collection
    If approved by Council, new waste carts will be purchased by the City and distributed to all single-family homes during a phased-in program. The estimated cost for implementation is $534,000.

    May 10, 2021
  2. Innovative Affordable Housing Pilot Project Coming to Vancouver
    Vienna House will showcase innovative materials and processes designed to deliver high-energy performance with very low greenhouse gas emissions. This includes exploring prefabricated building components made from renewable materials and an integrated design process that brings all partners together at regular intervals to solve project challenges and maximize opportunities for efficiency.

    May 10, 2021
  3. Vancouver Approves Record Number of Housing Units in 2020
    Although 2020 was a challenging year due to the global pandemic, the City is firmly on track to deliver 72,000 new homes by 2027 as part of the ambitious Housing Vancouver strategy.

    May 7, 2021
  4. Saanich Takes Steps to Further Electrify Municipal Fleet, Reduce Emissions
    The District of Saanich is taking steps to reduce emissions from its municipal fleet by adding 22 new level 2 electric vehicle charging stations to its facilities to support the ongoing electrification of its fleet.

    May 7, 2021
  5. District of Squamish Launches $43.4 million Capital Plan
    The District of Squamish has committed to investing $43,477,930 on critical infrastructure replacement, active transportation, preventative maintenance, flood protection and capacity upgrades in 2021.

    May 7, 2021
  6. West Kelowna Investing in Infrastructure for Brighter Tomorrow
    Capital infrastructure projects include extending sidewalks and active transportation networks, improving roadways and drainage, adding to the city’s extensive parks system and upgrading equipment in arenas.

    May 6, 2021
  7. Northern Development Approves Over $1.3 Million for Projects Through its Community Development Programs
    Northern Development announced that it has approved funding for several projects totalling more than $1.3 million throughout central and northern B.C.

    May 6, 2021
  8. British Columbians Grab Shovels Before Phones: Less Than 30% Know BC 1 Call is Their Link to Safe Digging
    A province-wide survey commissioned by BC 1 Call in February 2021 found that only 28 per cent correctly identified that BC 1 Call connects British Columbians with organizations that own underground infrastructure, who send maps and information to help them dig safely.

    May 4, 2021
  9. BC Court of Appeal Upholds New Westminster's Use of Bylaw Amendment to Deter Renovictions
    In February 2019, the City adopted Business Regulations and Licensing (Rental Units) Amendment Bylaw No. 8085, which includes regulations controlling how landlords and rental building owners can undertake renovations, and a number of regulations pertaining to restrictions on evictions.

    May 3, 2021
  10. Updated Broadway Subway Exterior Station Designs Open to Public Input
    The project team is asking for input on the above-ground station features, including entrances, the adjacent plazas and other street-level aspects of the stations, as part of the station’s design advisory process, developed in collaboration with the City of Vancouver.

    May 3, 2021
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