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  1. New Collective Agreement Ratified between the District of Squamish and the Local Fire Fighters Union, IAFF
    A significant outcome from the bargaining results in a move from the current complement of eight full-time fire fighters to 10 full-time fire fighters in September 2022, and then to 12 full-time fire fighters in January 2023.

    August 16, 2022
  2. Agreement Returns Lands to Wei Wai Kum First Nation
    Crown lands were carefully selected to balance support for Wei Wai Kum’s interests and maintenance of public access to popular recreation sites such as Loveland Bay Provincial Park and areas required for BC Timber Sales operations.

    August 11, 2022
  3. New Official Community Plan Adopted
    The City of Merritt has adopted a new Official Community Plan (OCP Bylaw 2336, 2022) following an extensive development and public consultation process.

    August 11, 2022
  4. CRD Acquires Additional Land for Mill Hill Regional Park
    The Town of View Royal approached the CRD with an interest in selling these properties to the CRD for consolidation with the Mill Hill Regional Park.

    August 10, 2022
  5. New Buildings in Victoria to be Zero Carbon by 2025
    By July 2025, all new buildings in the city will be required to meet a zero carbon standard. This adoption will be about five years ahead of the expected Provincial requirements and is necessary for Victoria to meet the 2030 goals in its Climate Leadership Plan.

    August 9, 2022
  6. Post-Secondary Education Expanding for Students on Westshore; City of Langford Invests in Infrastructure
    The campus in downtown Langford is a first-of-its-kind partnership between Royal Roads University (RRU), the University of Victoria (UVic), Camosun College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC). It will also include space for programming by School District 62 (Sooke).

    August 5, 2022
  7. TransLink Invests in Cycling Paths, Walkways, and Roads
    2022 investment will upgrade over 100 transportation projects and maintain major roads.

    August 3, 2022
  8. City of Surrey Welcomes the Start of Procurement for Construction of Surrey Langley Skytrain
    The City of Surrey welcomes the provincial government’s launch of the Surrey Langley SkyTrain procurement process.

    August 3, 2022
  9. B.C. Investing in Healthy Northern Communities
    New projects supporting social, health and community services in areas experiencing rapid economic growth will benefit people in the province’s North as a result of the Northern Healthy Communities Fund.

    August 3, 2022
  10. Courtenay Adopts New Official Community Plan
    The adoption followed a public hearing in June and other bylaw procedures, and concludes nearly three years of research, analysis, and consultation with community partners and the wider community on what’s important to Courtenay now and in the future.

    July 28, 2022
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