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Tag: British Columbia

B.C. Government Approves $3 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding

Twenty-two local and regional governments in British Columbia (B.C.) have been approved to receive more than $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to...

Gov’t of Canada Helps Protect Residents Along Fraser River from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood mitigation project in the Fraser Valley. “Our investment in this critical dike...

Government of Canada Helps Protect Richmond, B.C. from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood protection project in Richmond, British Columbia. The project involves upgrading approximately 4.3...

B.C. First Nations, Province Partner in Historic Revenue-Sharing Agreement

As part of Budget 2019, First Nations in British Columbia will have a stable, long-term source of funding to invest in their communities’ priorities....

Government of Canada Supports Climate Change Research in B.C.

The Government of Canada is providing more than $1 million to support six climate change projects in British Columbia. An announcement was made by Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary...

District of Kootenay Boundary, BC Experiences Historic Flooding

The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for District of Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia has issued evacuation orders to 1390 addresses, nearly 2800 residents, as of...

Report Provides Recommendations to BC Gov. on Flooding and Wildfires

British Columbia will act to mitigate flooding and wildfires in 2018 based on recommendations from a report on the 2017 spring floods and wildfires. As...

Insights on Urban Watersheds Management in B.C.

Over three-quarters of British Columbia’s population live in urbanized watersheds. These watersheds are a cornerstone of ecological and human health as well as economic...

Lack of Data Jeopardizes Progress on Water Health in BC

A new report from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia (REFBC), Murky Waters: Taking a snapshot of freshwater sustainability in BC, examines the...

$42.7M for BC First Nations’ Water and Wastewater

On Friday, the Government of Canada and announced an investment of $42.7 million in water and wastewater for BC First Nations. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of...

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