Regional district

Canada and British Columbia invest $29.5 million in 11 projects to make B.C. communities more resilient to natural disasters

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:24am

These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.

Key Points: 
  • These projects are in addition to 18 other disaster mitigation-related projects that were announced last summer.
  • The Government of Canada is investing more than $24.6 million in these 11 projects.
  • The projects announced today will create jobs, improve critical infrastructure across B.C., and help communities withstand natural disasters.
  • During that period, over $38 billion has been earmarked for communities across Canada to support world-class, modern public infrastructure, including over $4.9 billion for disaster mitigation projects.

ESA Management LLC Announces Operations Leadership Promotions

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Monday, June 6, 2022 - 5:00pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESA Management LLC (ESA), the nations leading extended stay hotel management company, has announced promotions within the companys leadership team.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ESA Management LLC (ESA), the nations leading extended stay hotel management company, has announced promotions within the companys leadership team.
  • The new appointments of six existing operational leaders reflect their exemplary performance and key roles as ESA Management continues to grow and evolve its management of Extended Stay America branded hotels.
  • Each division will be overseen by a Divisional Vice President of Operations, a new role at ESA, with all Regional Operations Vice Presidents and Directors reporting into these individuals.
  • ESA Management LLC is the leading extended stay hotel management company in the U.S. with more than 7000 associates providing genuine care at more than 555 Extended Stay America branded hotels in 40 states.

Tahltan Nation Development Corporation Wins Top Indigenous Business of the Year Award

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Friday, May 6, 2022 - 2:00pm

Last night, TNDC was selected Top Indigenous Business of the Year for Northern BC at the 5th Annual Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference in Whitehorse, presented by the Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce.

Key Points: 
  • Last night, TNDC was selected Top Indigenous Business of the Year for Northern BC at the 5th Annual Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference in Whitehorse, presented by the Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce.
  • Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) is the business arm of the Tahltan Nation and leading Indigenous business in northwest British Columbia.
  • TNDC pursues sustainable and responsible business and economic development opportunities in the region that lead to employment, training and business opportunities for Tahltan members.
  • TNDC serves the resource exploration, mine development and mining, building construction, forestry, hydroelectric power, civil, infrastructure and public works sectors.

BC Transit to Introduce Next-Generation Contactless Payment Capabilities with Cubic’s Umo Platform

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 7:37pm

BC Transit is bringing the Umo platform to over 900 buses across more than 30 transit systems, increasing British Columbians access to transit.

Key Points: 
  • BC Transit is bringing the Umo platform to over 900 buses across more than 30 transit systems, increasing British Columbians access to transit.
  • BC Transit, the provincial Crown corporation responsible for coordinating public transit services, in all areas outside of Metro Vancouver, awarded a contract to Cubic Transportation Systems for the Umo platform.
  • The introduction of Umo will open the door for riders to use contactless pre-paid fare products and contactless open payment technologies such as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and contactless credit and debit cards.
  • The Umo platform ensures all riders receive equitable fares, regardless of how often they utilize public transit or the payment method they choose.

Blue Star Foods Corp. RAS Division Announces Deep Bay, British Columbia as Location for Expansion of Land-Based Salmon Farm

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Monday, November 8, 2021 - 10:00am

"Expansion facilities in British Columbia will utilize renewable, low-cost hydro-electricity which aligns with our core values of sustainable, low carbon emission seafood production.

Key Points: 
  • "Expansion facilities in British Columbia will utilize renewable, low-cost hydro-electricity which aligns with our core values of sustainable, low carbon emission seafood production.
  • Incorporated in 2010, the company operates the oldest continuously operating Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) full grow-out salmon farm in North America.
  • Its corporate website is: www.littlecedarfalls.com
    AboutBlue Star Foods Corp.
    Blue Star Foods Corp. is an integrated ESG seafood company that processes, packages and sells high-value seafood products.
  • The Company also owns and operates the oldest continuously operating Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) full grow-out salmon farm in North America.

Cleanfarms Launches Pilot Project to Recycle Used Farm Plastics in B.C.’s Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:42pm

The three-year recycling pilot is being operated by Cleanfarms in partnership with the RDFFG at no cost to participating farmers.

Key Points: 
  • The three-year recycling pilot is being operated by Cleanfarms in partnership with the RDFFG at no cost to participating farmers.
  • We estimate farmers in the RDFFG generate about 460 tonnes of these agricultural plastics annually, said Cleanfarms Executive Director Barry Friesen.
  • This pilot will help local farmers to move those used materials off their farm properties when they are no longer wanted.
  • Recycling used farm plastics helps keep farms clean and tidy and contributes to sustainable use of natural resources in Canadas emerging circular economy.