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  1. City of Victoria Purchases Downtown Live Music Hub
    The City of Victoria has purchased the building and business assets at 751-753 View Street – home to Hermann’s Jazz Club and the View Street Social – to support Victoria’s live music industry by retaining this downtown iconic performance hub.

    March 18, 2024
  2. City of Abbotsford Allocates More than $1.78 Million for Homelessness Prevention Projects
    Of the 19 applications received, five local capital, service and shelter-diversion projects were selected to receive funding by Abbotsford’s Reaching Home Community Advisory Board, which is made up of various stakeholders representing and/or serving the different population groups of those experiencing or at risk of homelessness in the community.

    March 18, 2024
  3. New Funding Supports Critical Infrastructure in the Northwest
    As part of Budget 2024, the Province is providing 21 local governments, represented through the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA), with $250 million over five years to support infrastructure construction and the renewal or replacement of capital assets. This will enable the sustainability of infrastructure for core public services, such as roads, water, sewer and other amenities. 

    March 15, 2024
  4. Active Transportation Projects in British Columbia to Better Connect Communities
    Six active transportation planning and improvement projects in British Columbia will better connect communities after an investment of more than $4.6 million from the federal government.

    March 15, 2024
  5. Duncan Receives Award for Financial Reporting for 12th Year in a Row
    The City’s 2022 annual financial report goes beyond the requirements for generally accepted accounting principles. It demonstrates an effort to clearly communicate the City’s financial picture, enhance the understanding of financial reporting, and address user needs.

    March 15, 2024
  6. Penticton First in B.C. to Offer Free Transit for Age 24 and Under
    BC Transit has launched Umo in Penticton, which allows transit users to pay through a mobile app or reloadable card. Youth between 13 and 24 will be able receive free transit by registering at one of five locations (12 and under ride for free). The passes will be valid until Dec. 31, 2024.

    March 14, 2024
  7. City of Delta Announces Purchase of Properties to Support Ladner Village Revitalization
    This strategic acquisition represents a significant step in the City’s efforts to revitalize Ladner Village through a new mixed-use development that would attract visitors from across the region to the charming and picturesque Ladner Village. 

    March 14, 2024
  8. Coquitlam Supports E-Mobility and Expands E-Scooter Pilot
    Council supported the City’s continued participation in the provincial electric kick scooter pilot for another four years, enabling people age 16 and up to ride e-scooters on designated routes throughout Coquitlam or use the e-scooter and e-bike sharing services in City Centre. The City is also planning improvements to e-scooter/e-bike sharing, including expanded range and safety features, based on data collected during 55,000 trips during the six months of the pilot. 

    March 14, 2024
  9. Bill 11 - Vancouver Charter Amendment Act Introduced
    If passed by the legislature, Bill 11 - Vancouver Charter Amendment Act, 2024, will recognize First Nations as a level of government that qualify for exemptions from the City of Vancouver’s development cost levy and amenity cost charge for social housing projects built on First Nations-owned land in Vancouver.

    March 14, 2024
  10. City of New Westminster Wins Award for New Active Transportation Route in Uptown Neighbourhood
    The City of New Westminster is thrilled to announce the New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) Cycling Connector project, completed last year, was honoured with the Infrastructure Improvement Award at HUB Cycling’s 11th Annual Bike Awards ceremony.

    March 13, 2024
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