Municipal Government

Proposed route of Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission pipeline from northeastern B.C. to the north coast. (Map courtesy Enbridge)

City of Terrace toughens stance on Enbridge gas pipeline proposal

City first wants a revenue sharing agreement with the province and money from Enbridge

 

Oncoming transport truck highlights narrow bicycle lane and narrow sidewalks on the Kalum River Bridge. It’s the same on other provincial bridges in the area. (Staff photo)

City and First Nations call on province for bridge improvements

Safer crossings for cyclists and pedestrians needed, leaders say

 

Terrace wants to improve participation in municipal elections. (Black Press file photo)

Council approves motion for Southside polling station

City of Terrace combats low voter turnout

 

The City of Terrace passed its safe streets bylaw by unanimous vote July 6. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)

Terrace safe streets bylaw now official

Fines called for in the bylaw will be no less than $100 and no more than $50,000

The City of Terrace passed its safe streets bylaw by unanimous vote July 6. (Binny Paul/Terrace Standard)
A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)

Construction to start on Grand Trunk pathway extension and Lakelse gateway connection

Construction starts July 11 with plans for completion in the fall

A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)
Nanaimo city council, at a meeting this week, voted to repeal a bylaw relating to public morals which prevented people from making use of any “profane, obscene, blasphemous or grossly insulting language.” (City of Nanaimo image)

B.C. city repeals 130-year-old bylaw banning drunken singing

City of Nanaimo retains bylaw banning nuclear weapons, but takes several other bylaws off the books

Nanaimo city council, at a meeting this week, voted to repeal a bylaw relating to public morals which prevented people from making use of any “profane, obscene, blasphemous or grossly insulting language.” (City of Nanaimo image)
Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge Gold completes new feasibility study for KSM project in northwest B.C.

The mining company expands operation and set up new office in Terrace

Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)
Stop sign on the 4600 block of Scott Ave. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)

City shelves more than $1.6 million of road works

Rebuilds of the 4600 Block of Scott and Labelle Ave. moved to 2023

Stop sign on the 4600 block of Scott Ave. (Rod Link/Terrace Standard)
CUPE represents approximately 110 city workers in Terrace. (File Photo/Terrace Standard)

City union negotiates nearly 3 per cent salary increase

Union president says agreement means continued stability

CUPE represents approximately 110 city workers in Terrace. (File Photo/Terrace Standard)
Jonathan Lambert submitted his resignation effective July 8. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

City public works director calls it quits

Lambert laid the groundwork for a continuing public works program

Jonathan Lambert submitted his resignation effective July 8. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Terrace city hall was proposed by staff as the best option for an overnight homeless camp. (File Photo/Terrace Standard)

Terrace city hall proposed as site for overnight tent city

City hall front lawn “the most logical place” for outdoor shelter space

Terrace city hall was proposed by staff as the best option for an overnight homeless camp. (File Photo/Terrace Standard)
Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)

Time’s up for Tiny Town

Miniature structures modeled after Irish town

Tiny Town was the creation of the late Jim Allen and modelled after his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland. (File photo)
The future location of a bike shelter at the Terrace Public Library. (Rod Link/TerraceStandard)

City erecting four bike shelters

Bike shelters at the public works yard and at city hall will most likely be reserved for city employees

The future location of a bike shelter at the Terrace Public Library. (Rod Link/TerraceStandard)
Terrace city council voted to increase councillor salaries in 2023. (File photo)
Terrace city council voted to increase councillor salaries in 2023. (File photo)
B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice. (Norman Galimski/Black Press)

B.C. rolls out emergency preparedness funds for First Nations and municipalities

Funding will go toward capacity building for emergency support in those communities

B.C. Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness Jennifer Rice. (Norman Galimski/Black Press)
Fraser Lake CAO Rodney Holland and Fraser Lake Mayor Sarrah Storey outline their community forest plan. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)

‘Logging of tomorrow’: Community forest helps Fraser Lake move forward

The Village of Fraser Lake has a vision for the future of logging in northern B.C.

Fraser Lake CAO Rodney Holland and Fraser Lake Mayor Sarrah Storey outline their community forest plan. (Photo by Michael Bramadat-Willcock)
The District of Tofino is celebrating the successful hiring of three new staffers for its Community Children’s Centre. (file photo)

Staff-strapped B.C. town scores childcare workers with free tuition, housing

District of Tofino takes unique approach to address childcare resource crunch

The District of Tofino is celebrating the successful hiring of three new staffers for its Community Children’s Centre. (file photo)
Sparwood mayor David Wilks. (File photo)

‘We don’t have the capacity’: East Kootenay Mayor takes aim at COVID health orders

With limited resources, local governments and private businesses are under too much strain from public health orders according to Sparwood Mayor David Wilks

Sparwood mayor David Wilks. (File photo)
Penticton mayor John Vassilaki and Minister of Housing David Eby have been battling over the Victory Church shelter and BC Housing projects in the city. (File photos)

Battle between Penticton and B.C. over homeless shelter officially before the court

The city filed their official petition before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 6

Penticton mayor John Vassilaki and Minister of Housing David Eby have been battling over the Victory Church shelter and BC Housing projects in the city. (File photos)
Penticton mayor John Vassilaki and Minister of Housing David Eby have been battling over the Victory Church shelter and BC Housing projects in the city. (File photos)

Penticton heads to court over homeless shelter as BC Housing audit begins

The city was not satisfied with the response from Minister David Eby regarding the ongoing situation

Penticton mayor John Vassilaki and Minister of Housing David Eby have been battling over the Victory Church shelter and BC Housing projects in the city. (File photos)