Municipal Affairs

Province, UBCM Commit to Review Local Government Finance

The Province and Union of BC Municipalities will work together to review the local government finance system in B.C. to ensure that municipal governments and regional districts remain resilient in the face of economic changes. Municipal Affairs Minister Josie Osborne, Finance Minister Selina Robinson, and UBCM president Laurey-Anne Roodenburg have signed a memorandum of understanding […]

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New Fund Supports Afghan Refugees to Resettle in B.C.

A new $2-million fund will help the Province boost local services and supports for families resettling in British Columbia due to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. The Refugee Readiness Fund is a one-time investment to ensure that B.C. communities are ready to welcome and respond to the needs of refugees from Afghanistan who are resettling […]

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Province Gives Local Government More Tools to Increase Housing

People in B.C. communities will benefit from legislative amendments that give local governments more powers to simplify and speed up their development approvals processes, helping to get the homes people need built faster. Province Gives Local Government More Tools to Increase Housing Government of BC | Ministry of Municipal Affairs | Tuesday, October 26, 2021 […]

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