Following guidance from the province's Restart BC Plan and new health and safety regulations from WorkSafeBC, we are taking all necessary steps to protect public health and maintain the safety of our employees.
By District Staff on Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018
Given how soggy our winters are, you'd assume that, right about now, staff are taking a well-earned break from worrying about forest fires, right? In reality, winter is when our Community Forester, Guy Exley, springs into action, sending crews to our forested areas to remove much of the 'fuel' that can help summer wildfires spread from the forest to our urban areas, putting local homes and businesses in harm's way.
By District Staff on Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
To the casual observer, our approach to adding new cycling infrastructure may seem a bit unfocussed; a couple of blocks of bike lane here, a few more blocks there... but seldom long, continuous stretches that connect key destinations. But while it may seem like we're busy building bike lanes to nowhere, the truth is, we have a plan!
By District Staff on Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
You might think that reducing the energy consumption of District facilities and operations would involve lots of solar panels, wind turbines, and other renewable energy sources. But for District Energy Manager Monica Samuda Poitras and Energy Specialist Paul Forsyth, saving energy (and money) begins with the basics.
By District Staff on Friday, Mar 17, 2017
Early site preparation work on Metro Vancouver's new North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant at Pemberton Ave and West 1st Street will soon be underway. When completed, the new plant will replace the existing Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant, which no longer meets federal or provincial requirements.