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  1. Conservation Covenant Created to Protect 90 Acres Within Squamish
    The centrally located conservation area protects and expands critical habitat for provincially red-listed species. Stewardship will also include the re-wilding of altered forest and riparian areas.

    February 21, 2023
  2. New Food Hub in Summerland Brings Opportunities for Farms, Businesses
    In partnership with the District of Summerland and Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen, the Government of B.C. is investing $800,000 over two years in a new Okanagan Food and Innovation Hub (OFIH) in Summerland and growing the BC Food Hub Network to 13 facilities throughout the province.

    February 17, 2023
  3. Comox Valley Regional District Launches #52Weeks52Actions
    #52Weeks52Actions is a year long project focused on highlighting the work the CVRD is undertaking or has taken towards climate action and community wellbeing, two of the CVRD board strategic priorities.

    February 17, 2023
  4. City of Armstrong and Township of Spallumcheen Find Resolution to Decades of Dispute
    The Settlement Agreement represents a strong governance structure ensuring that water supply services are secure for both municipalities and that the costs are fairly distributed to all rate payers now and into the future.

    February 16, 2023
  5. Squamish Ranks No. 1 in the Annual BC Business Most Economically Resilient Cities Ranking
    Squamish has attracted new industries and businesses in fields such as Green Tech, Agri Foods and Recreation Technology with a focus on developing two emerging areas, the Green Economy (clean technology and environmental services, innovative construction, wood products and forestry, and craft-food and beverage, and agriculture) and Outdoor Recreation (recreation technology and performance apparel design, creative industries and adventure-based media and film).

    February 16, 2023
  6. City of New Westminster Receives Provincial Funding for Queensborough Dike Rehabilitation
    The City secured provincial funding for the Queensborough Dike Shoreline Protection Rehabilitation project, which focuses on restabilizing eroding dike slopes at two locations on the northeast side of Lulu Island; one behind 345 Gifford Street and the other behind 805 Boyd Street.

    February 15, 2023
  7. Surrey Council Votes to Support Inclusion of 89-hectares of High-Yield Farmland to ALR
    Surrey City Council has voted to support the addition of 89 hectares of active farmland to the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), as outlined in the Agricultural Land Commission’s (ALC) proposal to add 123 hectares of federally owned lands in Campbell Heights to the ALR.

    February 14, 2023
  8. City of Vancouver Approves Street Cleaning Grants to Support Low-Barrier Job Opportunities
    Since 1999 this program has played a major role in keeping Vancouver clean by supplementing work done by city crews and providing meaningful, low-barrier job opportunities for people who need them the most.

    February 14, 2023
  9. Sidney, North Saanich, and Central Saanich Sign Two New Agreements for Emergency Services
    This February, the three municipalities opted to replace a mutual aid agreement with two collaborative emergency services agreements, separating Peninsula Emergency Measures Operations (PEMO) from the Mutual/Automatic Aid Agreement for fire response.

    February 14, 2023
  10. B.C. Building Stronger Communities with $1-billion Growing Communities Fund
    The Growing Communities Fund will provide a one-time total of $1 billion in grants to all 188 of B.C.’s municipalities and regional districts, which they can use to address their community’s unique infrastructure and amenities demands – such as recreation facilities, parks and water-treatment plants, as well as other community infrastructure.

    February 10, 2023
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