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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Local governments to develop poverty reduction action plans

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Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Local governments to develop poverty reduction action plans

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Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Media Relations
250 889-9742
Paul Taylor
Director of Communications
Union of B.C. Municipalities
250 893-8476
Media Contacts
Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Media Relations
250 889-9742
Paul Taylor
Director of Communications
Union of B.C. Municipalities
250 893-8476

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Poverty reduction plans to help people in communities

Twenty-nine projects across 54 local governments in B.C. have received funding ranging from $16,000 to $150,000 through the Union of B.C. Municipalities for poverty reduction plans and projects.

The municipalities include:

  • City of Abbotsford
  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
  • Central Okanagan Regional District: partnered with the District of Lake Country, the District of Peachland, the City of West Kelowna and the City of Kelowna
  • Comox Valley Regional District: partnered with the Town of Comox, the City of Courtenay and the Village of Cumberland
  • City of Cranbrook: partnered with the Regional District of East Kootenay
  • City of Kimberley
  • Kootenay-Boundary Regional District: partnered with the City of Greenwood, the Village of Midway and the City of Grand Forks
  • Town of Ladysmith
  • Town of Lake Cowichan
  • City of Maple Ridge
  • District of Mission
  • Nanaimo Regional District: partnered with the City of Nanaimo, the Town of Qualicum Beach, the District of Lantzville and Islands Trust
  • City of Nelson
  • Village of New Denver
  • City of New Westminster
  • City of Port Alberni
  • District of Port Hardy
  • City of Port Moody: partnered with the City of Coquitlam, the City of Port Coquitlam and the Village of Anmore
  • City of Powell River: partnered with qathet Regional District
  • City of Prince George
  • City of Quesnel
  • City of Revelstoke
  • City of Richmond
  • District of Sechelt: partnered with Sunshine Coast Regional District, Town of Gibsons and shíshálh Nation
  • District of Sooke
  • District of Stewart
  • City of Surrey
  • City of Vancouver
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler: partnered with the District of Squamish, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District and the Village of Pemberton

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