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  1. More than $8.4 million in Funding Approved to Support the Cultural Growth and Recovery of Vancouver
    Vancouver City Council has approved a total of $8,406,150 in grants to 144 cultural organizations to help them continue providing critical programs and services to artists, the cultural community, and the public.

    January 20, 2021
  2. Town of Golden and CUPE Local 2309 Ratify a Renewed Collective Agreement
    Wage adjustments over the five years are: 2.1 per cent in 2020, 1.5 per cent in 2021, between 1.5 and 2.25 per cent in 2022, between 2.0 and 2.5 per cent in 2023, followed by between 2 and 2.5 per cent in 2024. The final three years represent the minimum or maximum increase, the actual value dependent upon the previous years’ inflation rate.

    January 19, 2021
  3. New Composting Facility for Tla'amin Nation, qathet Regional District
    A new organics processing facility will produce Class A compost, support agriculture and food security for the Tla’amin Nation, service the qathet Regional District and Powell River, and provide new jobs and economic opportunities.

    January 15, 2021
  4. SFU Selected to Establish Low Carbon Cities Canada Innovation Centre for Metro Vancouver Region
    The Metro Vancouver LC3 Centre, expected to launch in September 2021, will be a new non-profit entity that will help cities across the region meet their climate action goals. The LC3 Centre will be funded through a $21.7 million endowment from the federal government, which will be used to identify, finance, and scale up local climate solutions such as building retrofits and electrification of transportation.

    January 13, 2021
  5. City of Langford and Vancouver Island Economic Alliance Partner for Island Good
    The City of Langford has partnered with the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance to provide Langford businesses and producers with an opportunity to promote their products by way of a one-year Island Good membership.

    January 13, 2021
  6. City of Penticton Welcomes Inaugural Pacific Coastal Airlines Flight from Vancouver
    The inaugural flight represents the start of new non-stop flight service between Vancouver International Airport South Terminal and Penticton Airport that will support travel for essential service workers, passengers travelling for medical appointments, and cargo transportation.

    January 13, 2021
  7. Rossland Launches Official Community Plan Update
    The City’s existing OCP was adopted in 2008 and is now 12 years old. Much has happened since the current plan was adopted and Rossland has been experiencing steady growth and is projected to continue to be a desirable place to settle. The updated OCP will provide a renewed vision for Rossland for the next decade and beyond.

    January 11, 2021
  8. Petition to Remove Langley Township Mayor and Councillors Dismissed
    Ten residents of the Township launched the petition late in 2019, alleging the Mayor and Councillors named had been in a conflict of interest by accepting campaign donations from contributors affiliated with development firms while their projects were “in stream” and under consideration by Council. Justice Paul Walker ruled against the petition on January 8 and dismissed the case, stating there was no evidence of “pecuniary interest".

    January 11, 2021
  9. Quirky Calls to Vancouver’s 3-1-1 in 2020
    Can you keep a camel in Vancouver, if only for its milk? This was one of the most memorable questions asked of the City’s 3-1-1 contact centre in 2020.

    January 11, 2021
  10. New Development will Bring Community Features to Cultural Core of Downtown Kelowna
    The long-term land lease of 350 Doyle Avenue, the former site of Kelowna’s RCMP headquarters, has been finalized and all conditions lifted. The proposed mixed-use project by RISE Commercial Developments will be one of the first steps to realizing a vision of vibrancy for this key downtown area as outlined in the Civic Precinct Plan.

    January 8, 2021
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