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Electronic public hearings allowed during pandemic      
The Province has issued a ministerial order that allows local governments to hold public hearings electronically during the current provincial state of emergency. Each local government will need to determine which electronic method works best for its public hearings. This decision to expand the authorities given to local governments under the Emergency Program Act was enacted by the Province repealing and replacing Ministerial Order M083 with M139. Read more 
Affordable Housing Webinar      
BC Housing is offering a 2-hour webinar on June 23, 2020 entitled  Building Knowledge and Capacity for Affordable Housing in B.C. Communities. The webinar will offer perspectives on the unique issues and needs of small communities drawn from research and interviews with local governments, developers, builders and non-profit organizations. 
May 4, 2020
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