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  1. Burnaby City Council Records from 1894 to Present Day Now Searchable Online
    An index of all Burnaby City Council minutes and reports– dating all the way back to 1894 – is now entirely searchable online. In addition, full-text versions of more than 80 per cent of the associated documents are available to view, with more being added each day.

    September 14, 2017
  2. Garden City Lands to Host New Richmond Harvest Fest
    Richmond celebrates local food, sustainability and its agricultural past, present and future on Saturday, September 30 at the first annual Richmond Harvest Fest. The new festival will be the first major event on the spectacular Garden City Lands, the evolving green heart of Richmond.

    September 14, 2017
  3. City of Vancouver Developing Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy
    The City of Vancouver is inviting businesses, industry representatives, social service agencies, advocacy groups, local governments and other government agencies to provide feedback on a consultation paper that will inform the development of a Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy.

    September 13, 2017
  4. 2017 Province of British Columbia Budget Update Highlights
    On September 11th, Finance Minister Carole James tabled an update to Budget 2017. The update projects modest surpluses over the next three years and includes provincial commitments that address several UBCM advocacy priorities, including housing affordability and additional supports for mental health.

    September 13, 2017
  5. CUPE 1816 Ratifies Agreement with Pacific Blue Cross
    CUPE 1816 members have ratified a new collective agreement with Pacific Blue Cross that includes annual wage increases, preserves retiree benefits and establishes a health and welfare trust to be managed by joint union-management trustees.

    September 11, 2017
  6. Salt Spring Island Residents Vote “No” in Incorporation Referendum
    The Salt Spring Island incorporation referendum has failed. According to preliminary results, 3930 voted against incorporation, while 2419 voted in favour.

    September 11, 2017
  7. Duncan and North Cowichan to Hold Amalgamation Referendum
    Duncan City Council and the Municipality of North Cowichan Council have agreed to hold the referendum on amalgamation in the spring of 2018.

    September 7, 2017
  8. New Affordable Housing Coming to Kelowna
    The Province is providing additional housing and support for individuals who have been homeless or are at risk of homelessness with the purchase and renovation of a 42-unit building that will support some of the area's most vulnerable citizens.

    September 5, 2017
  9. Prince George Pilot Program Helping to Provide A Safe, Positive Downtown
    The City of Prince George has implemented a pilot Downtown Host Team Initiative to help create a safe, positive atmosphere for downtown businesses, residents, workers, and all who visit the area.

    August 29, 2017
  10. City of White Rock Manager of Utilities, Elected President-Elect of the International Ozone Association
    The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the “President-Elect” for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019.

    August 24, 2017
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