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  1. City of Trail Says Yes to 100% Renewable Energy Transition
    Trail joins 12 other communities in the Kootenay region to commit to taking meaningful action for a healthy, safe, and secure community.

    May 6, 2022
  2. Province, Mayors Co-ordinate Investigation Into Prolific Offenders
    The Province, in co-operation with British Columbia’s Urban Mayors’ Caucus, has hired two experts to investigate and report on prolific offenders and random violent attacks, and the necessary actions.

    May 5, 2022
  3. Metro Vancouver Launches Recycling and Disposal Cost Estimator
    The estimator was used almost 2,300 times during its first month in operation, and the top three searched items were mattress/box spring, furniture, and garbage.

    May 4, 2022
  4. FVRD Adopts Anti-Racial Discrimination and Anti-Racism Policy
    The policy shows the FVRD's commitment to conducting day-to-day business operations and governance in an anti-discriminatory and anti-racist manner and environment. It applies to all employees, elected officials, contractors, volunteers, and students working or volunteering for the FVRD or providing professional services.

    May 2, 2022
  5. Minister Farnworth Releases Statement on Police Act Report
    Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released a statement in response to the report by the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act.

    April 29, 2022
  6. Province Strengthens Disaster Financial Assistance
    To alleviate financial pressures of rebuilding critical infrastructure on public-sector applicants, including local governments, Emergency Management BC is modifying the cost-sharing formula so the provincial contribution increases as the cost of the project goes up. The local authority’s contribution will be a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 10% of the total project cost, based on a per-capita cost-share model.

    April 29, 2022
  7. Strategic Priorities Fund Intake Underway
    The Union of BC Municipalities is now accepting applications for the Canada Community-Building Fund Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF). The SPF program will see an investment of up to $100 million for local government capital and capacity building projects in BC outside of the Metro Vancouver region.

    April 28, 2022
  8. Fort St.John Introduces Diversity and Inclusion Micro-Grant Program
    The program will provide organizations with funding up to $2,000 for new or unique projects that contribute to celebrating equity and inclusion, cultural diversity and improving relationships between the indigenous and non-indigenous communities in Fort St. John.

    April 28, 2022
  9. NextRide Launched in the Central Fraser Valley and Chilliwack Transit Systems
    BC Transit has launched NextRide, its Automatic Vehicle Location technology, in the Central Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, Hope and Agassiz-Harrison Transit Systems, including the Fraser Valley Express.

    April 28, 2022
  10. Infrastructure Projects to Keep Kelowna Active
    In 2022, $8.2 million will go towards infrastructure projects that get Kelowna residents and visitors to their destinations without a car and keep them active.

    April 25, 2022
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