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  1. City of Rossland Wins National Municipal Award
    This recognition celebrates the remarkable achievements of Rossland and its partners in the groundbreaking “Rossland Yards” project.

    June 5, 2024
  2. Electric Kick Scooters Allowed on Central Saanich Roads
    During the pilot, electric kick scooters can be used in the same places as bicycles and e-bicycles in Central Saanich.

    June 3, 2024
  3. City of Abbotsford and IAFF Local 2864 Ratify Agreement
    In addition to improvements in benefits and premiums, the financial terms of the new agreement include wage increases of three and one half per cent (3.5%) in year one, four and one half per cent (4.5%) in year two and four and one half per cent (4.5%) in year three.

    May 31, 2024
  4. New Building Permit Hub Launched to Speed up Homebuilding
    The Province is digitizing local permit processes to make it easier and faster for homeowners and industry professionals to submit applications to local governments and First Nations.

    May 28, 2024
  5. City of Trail and CUPE 2087 Ratify New Agreement
    ​​​​​​​The new three-year deal is in place from March 1, 2024 to March 1, 2027 and provides wage increases of 5 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent respectively. The deal also includes improvements to benefits and scheduling as well as recognition of a diverse, equitable and respectful workplace.

    May 27, 2024
  6. District of West Vancouver Announces Huge New Park with Support from BC Parks Foundation
    A broad expanse of West Vancouver’s mountainside, which forms a stunning backdrop to Vancouver, will remain protected forever, thanks to a massive new park being created by the District of West Vancouver.

    May 27, 2024
  7. District of Hope and Chawathil First Nation Pioneer Historic Protocol Agreement
    Key highlights of the agreement include provisions for economic development, land use planning, provision of services, and dispute resolution mechanisms.

    May 24, 2024
  8. Strathcona Regional District Accessibility Plan Approved
    The SRD partnered with The City of Campbell River, the Village of Sayward, the Village of Zeballos, the Village of Tahsis, the Village of Gold River, Vancouver Island West School District 84, and the Vancouver Island Regional Library to establish the Strathcona Accessibility and Inclusion Advisory Committee (SAIAC), develop an Accessibility Plan and implement the feedback mechanism.

    May 24, 2024
  9. Hundreds More Affordable Homes Coming to Metro Vancouver
    This is the second phase of a commitment between the Province, through BC Housing, and Metro Vancouver, through Metro Vancouver Housing, that will deliver approximately 670 below-market rental units.

    May 24, 2024
  10. District of Central Saanich to Purchase Land to Expand Butterfield Park
    The purchase will see the park almost double in size and protect 10 acres of heavily forested land at 1124 Mount Newton Cross Road.

    May 23, 2024
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