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  1. Duncan Receives Award for Financial Reporting for 9th Year in a Row
    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded the City of Duncan the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting.

    April 21, 2021
  2. City of Langford Tops the Charts for Canada's Best Communities by Maclean's Magazine
    The City of Langford has been ranked the #1 Best Community in BC, and #18 Best Community in Canada by Maclean’s Magazine. The ranking considered many factors, including affordability, population growth, taxes, crime, amenities, health, community, weather, and internet access. The report also factored in those communities where residents could work and study from home.

    April 20, 2021
  3. Ladysmith and Stz'uminus Councils Show Solidarity, Hang Red Dresses
    Ladysmith and Stz'uminus First Nation Council members came together on Saturday to show solidarity in our stand against racism and hate as we ensure the thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women across Canada are not forgotten.

    April 20, 2021
  4. Federal Funding Creates Additional Warm, Safe Homes in Vancouver
    With the support of the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative program, the City of Vancouver has purchased a property at 205 Kingsway that will provide approximately 68 homes for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The building is the second hotel that the City has purchased using $51.5 million of funding provided by the Government of Canada

    April 20, 2021
  5. Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' First Nations Join Strathcona Regional District Board
    Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' First Nations joined the meeting of the Strathcona Regional District on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, for the first time as a full member of the board, fulfilling a commitment under the Maa-nulth Treaty.

    April 19, 2021
  6. SLRD, Pemberton, and Lil'wat Nation Join Forces on Pemberton Local Transit Feasibility Study
    The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, in partnership with the Village of Pemberton (VOP) and Lil’wat Nation, is conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of the transit system serving the residents of these three communities.

    April 19, 2021
  7. Delta Teaming Up With Community Partners to End Stigma Around Substance Use
    The City of Delta is partnering with Delta Police and the Delta School District on a new campaign designed to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use and make it easier for people to seek support and treatment.

    April 19, 2021
  8. Village of Sayward Launches OCP Review with Household Survey
    The Village of Sayward is seeking public participation in a survey as the first step in the update of the Official Community Plan (OCP). The planning team from Urban Systems will be working with the Village on this important community project.

    April 19, 2021
  9. Construction of Victoria’s New Public Safety Building Reaches Key Milestone
    In a first for the region, the 12-storey building will include 130 purpose-built affordable homes for low- and moderate-income seniors, families and individuals. With funding from BC Housing, Pacifica Housing will own and operate the top eight storeys of the building. This new housing is part of more than 3,000 new affordable homes either completed or underway in the Capital Region by the Province, including more than 900 underway in Victoria.

    April 14, 2021
  10. Achieving Equitable Access to Health Services with a Northern Rockies Health Advocate
    Because of Fort Nelson’s geographic isolation, residents of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality often experience significant burdens in accessing health services including high costs, frequent long-distance travel, extended wait times for appointments and significant numbers of referrals for services that residents in other communities do not.

    April 14, 2021
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