Community Action Program

Who are the recipients of the UBCM Community Excellence Awards?

Programs recognized as an example for other communities. The Union of British Columbia Municipalities Community Excellence Awards, presented on September 14, recognized eight municipalities for excellence in governance, service delivery, asset management and sustainability. The awards, launched in 2004, aim to showcase outstanding initiatives and share them with other members …

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The quiet little secret of suburban poverty

The suburban region projects an image of success and wealth in gleaming office buildings, bustling malls, and manicured housing estates. But below the surface are the poor who are struggling to make ends meet. Some are seen at intersections asking for help; most are largely invisible. Poverty is the quiet …

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