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  1. Okanagan Similkameen Regional District Launches Pilot Project to Remove Invasive Tree Species
    With input and collaboration from several partners, including OASISS (Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society), and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI), RDOS staff are addressing long-standing issues related to invasive plants and trees. 

    December 11, 2023
  2. Largest Group of Penticton’s Newest Residents Moved from the Lower Mainland for Work Purposes, Latest Data Finds
    The largest group of new residents arriving in Penticton in the last 15 months are from the Lower Mainland, with the majority moving here for work purposes, according to data collected through the City’s Welcome Home initiative. 

    December 8, 2023
  3. City of Burnaby Partnering with YWCA to Improve Equity and Inclusion in the Community Planning Process
    Burnaby is one of the first municipalities in B.C. to partner with the YWCA City Shift initiative to apply a Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) framework to a community planning process. Burnaby is participating in both initiatives via the Civic Innovation Lab, a non-profit co-founded by SFU and the City to accelerate research and learning collaborations between the two institutions. 

    December 8, 2023
  4. Surrey Council makes SAFE Program Core City programming
    The City of Surrey announced today that Council is moving the award-winning Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment Program (SAFE) program into core City programming, after the five-year funding from Public Safety Canada concludes at the end of this month.

    December 8, 2023
  5. Regulations, Policy Manuals Issued to Help Deliver More Homes for People Faster
    Details and technical resources to support the implementation of Bill 35 – Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act, Bill 44 – Housing Statutes (Residential Development) Amendment Act and Bill 47 – Housing Statutes (Transit-Oriented Areas) Amendment Act have been provided to local governments.

    December 7, 2023
  6. shishalh Nation and Sunshine Coast Regional District Make Commitment on Water
    The MOU details the framework to research the potential for a water reservoir on the shishalh Nation gravel lands and shows a joint commitment to address water supply in the Region.

    December 7, 2023
  7. Coquitlam Partners with Local Immigration Group to Launch Mentorship Project
    A first of its kind for Coquitlam, this initiative strategically pairs City staff as mentors with local professionals who will benefit from guidance in career development, gaining insights into the local government sector, and expanding their professional networks.

    December 6, 2023
  8. City of Nelson's Hall Street Pier Recognized By National Award
    On target to be completed this Spring, the pier will be a notable destination and prominent landmark at the end of the Hall Street corridor, bolstering the City's vision to connect Baker Street and Hall Street to the waterfront.

    December 6, 2023
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