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Cooperation needed to recover, Wilkinson tells UBCM

Cooperation needed to recover, Wilkinson tells UBCM

Pandemic, housing availability, opioid crisis, land use top issues
Develop recovery infrastructure framework: UBCM

Develop recovery infrastructure framework: UBCM

Municipalities want flexibility on local projects
Overdose deaths hit new record during dual public health emergencies

Overdose deaths hit new record during dual public health emergencies

While many have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, British Columbia has been dealing with a second public health emergency: overdose deaths. B.C. now has a record of six straight months with over 100 illicit drug toxicity deaths.
Share cannabis tax revenue, UBCM tells the provincial government

Share cannabis tax revenue, UBCM tells the provincial government

The B.C. government should be sharing cannabis excise tax revenue with B.C.’s municipalities, Union of B.C. Municipalities voted Sept. 23.
Update emergency legislation, UBCM tells provincial government

Update emergency legislation, UBCM tells provincial government

Local governments want clarity on funding, consultation
Change licence plates to honour Bonnie Henry: UBCM

Change licence plates to honour Bonnie Henry: UBCM

“Bonnie British Columbia” was the new name endorsed in a test run of an online voting system; it was not a serious vote
Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. plunge overnight as recoveries surge

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. plunge overnight as recoveries surge

Government data shows 522 fewer active cases, as recoveries surge by 617
Dr. Bonnie Henry received death threats

Dr. Bonnie Henry received death threats

All-women power panel discuss qualities of leadership
Reconsider transit reliance on fare revenue: TransLink CEO

Reconsider transit reliance on fare revenue: TransLink CEO

Ridership dropped to 17% of pre-pandemic levels in March, April
Alleged money launderer shot to death in Richmond

Alleged money launderer shot to death in Richmond

IHIT names 44-year-old Jian Jun Zhu as Friday night victim; Zhu allegedly laundered money through a money service business, or underground bank, in Richmond
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