Why declare a climate emergency?

And, what comes next?The years 2019 and 2020 may be long remembered as the turning point for municipal climate action in Canada. In 2019 alone, over 300 communities across Canada declared climate emergencies, spurred on by the IPCC special report on the impacts of...

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Housing Needs Assessment Funding Now Available

by Cheeying Ho Starting in April 2019, local governments are required to develop housing needs reports at least every five years, to: collect information necessary to identify current and projected housing needs; use that information to prepare and publish...

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Snagging Leggings

The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Líl̓wat Stl’atl ímc Business Start-up Program (SLSBSP) has eleven participants elbows deep in the hard work of developing their businesses. The program, being spearheaded by the Whistler Centre for Sustainability in partnership with the Squamish...

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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.