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  1. New Agricultural Plan Approved in Delta
    The new Agricultural Plan was developed through consultations with the former Agricultural Advisory Committee, the current Agricultural and Hunting Regulation Advisory Committee, stakeholders, and the broader community.

    August 2, 2023
  2. Free Secure Bike and E-Bike Parking Service Offered as Three-Month Pilot Project in Penticton
    The City of Penticton has partnered with E-Kruise on a three-month pilot project to provide free access to secure bike and e-bike parking stations at two locations. 

    August 2, 2023
  3. Successful Book Recycling Pilot Project Extended by the Regional District of Central Okanagan
    The RDCO launched the trial pilot program after finding residents were tossing books into their curbside recycling carts, something Recycle BC does not allow and counts toward the regions overall contamination rates - contamination which has in the past led to significant surcharges.   

    August 1, 2023
  4. RDN Receives $150,000 for Climate Risk Assessment for Coastal Flood Hazard Areas
    The study will identify and measure the risks to the four RDN member municipalities (City of Nanaimo, District of Lantzville, City of Parksville and Town of Qualicum Beach) and the five electoral areas with coastal areas (A, B, E, G and H).

    August 1, 2023
  5. Town of Gibsons and SCRD Announce Aquifer 560 Watershed Agreement
    The agreement improves on the 2013 Bulk Water Agreement and commits both local governments to jointly expand the monitoring program across the ecological area of the watershed. This area covers from “Source to Sea”; the aquifer recharge area extending up the mountain, Chaster, Charman, Gibson and Soames creeks, and the Gibsons harbour in Átl'ḵa7tsem/Howe Sound.

    July 28, 2023
  6. Surrey Council Approves New Climate Change Action Strategy
    The strategy aims to achieve a 45% reduction in Surrey's GHG emissions by 2030 and net-zero emissions before 2050, in addition to integrating updated climate adaption measures. To kickstart the process, there are 37 quick-start actions that City staff will begin within the next two years.

    July 27, 2023
  7. Creation of Municipal Housing Authority to Advance Action on Housing in Burnaby
    The Burnaby Housing Authority (BHA) would be an arms-length municipal corporation that will work collaboratively with housing providers and developers to increase housing diversity and affordable housing options.

    July 25, 2023
  8. Infrastructure Upgrades Improve Water, Pedestrian Access in Rossland
    The project will include upgrades to the watermain and storm drainage systems and replacement of a deteriorating sewage main. It will also include improvements to pedestrian and transportation infrastructure.

    July 25, 2023
  9. Nuxalk, Kitasoo Xai’xais Guardians Appointed with Park Ranger Authority
    The Kitasoo Xai’xais and Nuxalk First Nations, along with BC Parks, have launched a new pilot program that designates 11 Indigenous guardians with the same legal authorities as park rangers within the parks and protected areas in their ancestral territories.

    July 25, 2023
  10. City of Burnaby to Pursue Innovative Solutions to Combat Gang and Gun Violence
    The City submitted its plan and has now received confirmation of funding approval to support six community partner agency programs, three City-led programs, and four research projects in partnership with Simon Fraser University.

    July 20, 2023
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