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  1. 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
  2. Affordable Homes for Veterans Open in Surrey
    Located at 10626 City Parkway, the Legion Veterans Village tower is a 20-storey building with 91 provincially funded homes prioritized for Canadian veterans, first responders and legion members. The units, which include a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, are located on floors two through seven.

    February 8, 2023
  3. City of Surrey Recognized as One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 12th Year in a Row
    The City of Surrey has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the 12th consecutive year.

    February 3, 2023
  4. New Composting Facility an Investment in Kitimat’s Future
    The District of Kitimat will receive more than $910,000 to develop a new composting facility through the Organics Infrastructure Program, a joint funding program between the Province, the Government of Canada and local governments.

    February 3, 2023
  5. Kent Aquatic Centre Named Lets’emot; Halqemeylem for ‘One Heart, One Mind’
    The Halqemeylem word “Lets’emot” stands for ‘One Heart, One Mind’ and the District will be incorporating this concept with plans for the new indoor pool in the spirit of embracing all the neighbouring communities.

    February 2, 2023
  6. City of Vancouver Approves Plan for New Granville Street
    With an objective to re-establish Granville Street as an exciting, welcoming, safe, and inclusive downtown destination, the plan will also focus on supporting economic stimulus and cultural revitalization for the area.

    February 1, 2023
  7. Minister's Statement on Surrey Policing Transition
    Minister Farnworth's statement says, "The director of police services has determined that additional information is required to inform further consideration of the matter and has made a request to the parties for that information."

    January 26, 2023
  8. City of Penticton Launches Pilot Project to Make Book Recycling More Convenient
    The City is launching a three-month pilot project to provide a more convenient option for residents to recycle their old books. The goal is to prevent books from being placed in residential recycling carts, which contaminates the recyclables and negatively affects Penticton's community’s success rates.

    January 25, 2023
  9. City of Kelowna's Thermal Shelters to Share Some Warmth
    The City has sourced 20 one-person and seven two-person shelters from a manufacturer in Europe, providing space for as many as 34 Kelowna residents who are sheltering outdoors.

    January 25, 2023
  10. Whistler Launches Interactive Data and Community Monitoring Portal
    The Resort Municipality of Whistler has a new public portal to support data-driven decision-making and transparent reporting on municipal goals and objectives.

    January 20, 2023
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