Silly Season Can Still Be Strategic

Silly season (aka election time) for BC municipalities is around the corner, which can sometimes mean a suspension of new planning and engagement work as the focus shifts to campaigning and the election. While for some it might not be the time to initiate new planning...

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The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room Flying Elephants and Travel Emissions Part 2: In our last newsletter, we made a case for using the recent slowdown in long haul travel to explore how to tackle visitor travel emissions. With vaccination plans rolling out and news that in...

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Advancing climate action in Metro Vancouver

BC communities have nine years to meet the provincial target of a 40% greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction below 2007 levels by 2030. Metro Vancouver has set a slightly more ambitious target of a 45% GHG emissions reduction below 2010 levels by 2030, and is...

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Housing Needs Assessment Funding

Unions of BC Municipalities (UBCM) announced the Housing Needs Report Program. Applications are due May 31, 2019 and November 29, 2019. For help with your application, contact us today.