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  1. Coquitlam Programs and Events Benefit from $200k Boost from Business Partners
    Council has allocated funds from the City’s Sponsorship Reserve to support 14 City programs and events in 2023 with entertainment, activities, prizes and other enhancements. The reserve is funded through Coquitlam’s Corporate Partners program, which started in 2014 and creates custom sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations.  

    January 5, 2023
  2. Community Partners Help Plant Over 13,000 Trees in Chilliwack Restoration Site
    The City of Chilliwack recently matched a $6,751 donation from Coast Mountain Trail Running to plant 13,502 Western Red Cedar trees along Chilliwack’s streamside areas.

    January 5, 2023
  3. Get your Applications in: B.C.’s New Rural Economic Diversification Program
    The first intake for applications to receive funding from the Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP) will close on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, with a second intake planned for spring 2023.

    December 28, 2022
  4. City of Delta Celebrates Soft Opening of Guru Nanak North Delta Food Bank
    The Guru Nanak North Delta Food Bank held a soft opening on December 19, 2022, marking the first food bank to open in North Delta that will operate seven days a week.

    December 21, 2022
  5. CVRD and CUPE Reach Four-Year Labour Agreement for Continued Delivery of Services
    Financial terms of the new agreement include a per hour wage increases of 3.24 percent plus a .25 cent per hour flat increase in the first year (retroactive for 2022), 4 percent in the second year, 3.5 percent in the third year, and 3 percent in the fourth year.

    December 20, 2022
  6. Northern Rockies Parks and Trails Active Mobility Study Receives $50,000
    The Government of Canada’s award of $50,000 was used to undertake site surveys, public engagement, and community consultation in preparing concept plans highlighting major accessibility improvements and new accessible pathways around Art Fraser Community Park and Andy Bailey Regional Park.

    December 20, 2022
  7. City of Surrey Secures $207,555 Grant Funding Through the Federal Government’s 2 Billion Trees Program
    Grant will result in 35,000 new native trees in the community.

    December 20, 2022
  8. Land in the Southern Gulf Islands Donated to CRD for Community Park Purposes
    The lands are located at the westerly entrance to Active Pass on Galiano and 207 Cotton Road on Mayne Island.

    December 16, 2022
  9. City of Courtenay’s Workplace Safety Program Receives Award
    The City was recognized at the Joint Public Works Association and BC Municipal Safety Association Annual Conference in October. City staff provided an update on the award and the safety program for Courtenay Council at the December 12 Council meeting.

    December 16, 2022
  10. Housing on the Way to Support People Living on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
    The Province, through BC Housing, in partnership with the City of Vancouver, is starting construction on two temporary bridge-to-housing projects with 90 units.

    December 15, 2022
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