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  1. Stronger Local Emergency Response, Recovery Keeps People Safer
    Nearly $3 million through the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) will go to local governments and First Nations throughout B.C. and will assist in purchasing and installing equipment and supplies to maintain or improve emergency operations centres as well as training and exercises to increase capacity.

    May 25, 2023
  2. Age-friendly Grants Benefit B.C. Seniors
    Beginning June 1, 2023, communities in British Columbia can apply for funding aimed at helping seniors lead independent, active lives.

    May 25, 2023
  3. Okanagan Chiefs and Mayors Gather to Encourage Water Conservation
    As the Okanagan smashed temperature records, and smoke from an earlier-than-normal fire season blanketed the valley, local First Nations and municipalities gathered to once again encourage residents to be WaterWise this summer.

    May 23, 2023
  4. WILDSAFEBC Program Returns to Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
    For the fourth year in a row, the SLRD and WildSafeBC will work together to deliver initiatives with the goal of preventing conflicts with wildlife and providing residents with information to keep themselves, and wildlife, safe.

    May 23, 2023
  5. FIFA World Cup 26™ Vancouver Official Host City Brand launched
    Vancouver’s FIFA World Cup 26™ Official Host City Brand has been unveiled, marking the beginning of the city’s journey to hosting the biggest single sport event in history in a little over three years' time.

    May 18, 2023
  6. City of Kamloops to Hold Second Annual City Auction
    The City of Kamloops is hosting an online auction to sell hundreds of surplus assets and unclaimed lost or stolen items. Residents and business owners are being encouraged to view the range of new and used items up for sale, including electronics, tools, equipment, vehicles, tires, bikes, and more.

    May 18, 2023
  7. Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Flags Permanently Raised at Stanley Park’s Brockton Point
    At an historic event at spapəy̓əq Pápiy̓eḵ, commonly known as Brockton Point in Stanley Park, flags representing the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations were raised on May 16th.

    May 17, 2023
  8. Cranbrook Continues Efforts to be Regional Leader in Climate Change Initiatives and Environmental Stewardship
    The City of Cranbrook is striving to be a regional leader in climate change initiatives and environmental stewardship by continuing to adapt and innovate across the organization.

    May 16, 2023
  9. Capital Regional District Contributes to Canada's National Conservation Network
    The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, commended the Capital Regional District its contribution to conservation in Canada. They have officially recognized all 33 of the regional parks under their jurisdiction in the Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database.

    May 16, 2023
  10. City of Penticton Reaches Out to Schools to Arrange Educational Tours
    While tours have been available in the past on an ad-hoc basis, the City is now offering a formalized approach to connect schools with tours of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants, as well as in-school presentations about recycling.

    May 16, 2023
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