infrastructure

District of Sicamous council is sending a letter to the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to emphasize the need to prioritize and expedite the R.W. Bruhn Bridge replacement project due to safety hazards in its current state. (District of Sicamous photo)

Province urged to prioritize Highway 1 bridge replacement at Sicamous

RCMP sergeant calls Bruhn Bridge a hazard drivers have had to endure for too long

 

Bonnie Forsythe with her family at the Coachman Apartments complex in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

‘Feeling like we’re drowning’: Tenants of rundown B.C. building fear for future

Tenants living in “shocking” conditions fear losing what little they have left

 

Chilliwack-Kent MLA Kelli Paddon announcing almost $10 million for Cultus Lake Park waste water treatment plant. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Cultus Lake Park to receive almost $10M for new wastewater treatment plant

‘Innovative’ infrastructure project to improve Cultus Lake water quality by removing excess nutrients

 

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming announced an update for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain in Holland Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022. He was joined by Bowinn Ma, minister of state for infrastructure, and George Heyman, minister of environment and climate change for the update. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

What are the next steps for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project?

FIRST IN A SERIES: The province’s latest update on the project notes procurement will begin next month

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming announced an update for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain in Holland Park on Thursday, July 14, 2022. He was joined by Bowinn Ma, minister of state for infrastructure, and George Heyman, minister of environment and climate change for the update. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

B.C. city Canada’s first to connect to Rogers’ new high-capacity network

Company says 3500 MHz 5G debuting in Nanaimo will benefit wide range of clients

Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)
The Twitter account Pattullo Bridge Replacement has been giving updates on the contruction work of the new bridge. (Photo: pattulloproject/Twitter)
The Twitter account Pattullo Bridge Replacement has been giving updates on the contruction work of the new bridge. (Photo: pattulloproject/Twitter)
This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)

‘Predictable and preventable’: Engineer says abandoned logging road contributed to fatal B.C. landslide

Fingers pointed only at intense storms when resource roads may be at root of many slides in province

This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)
Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times

West Kootenay town nixes ‘free’ charging station for EVs

A grant had previously covered the expense at the municipal charging station in Fruitvale

Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council authorizes nearly $13 million for public works projects

This includes pump station upgrades in Newton and sanitary and drainage improvements in Whalley, Port Mann and Ocean Park

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The City of White Rock will save on two delayed watermains projects. (File photo)

White Rock council expected to approve watermain upgrades

Projects target corrosion and leaks on Stevens, Chestnut streets

The City of White Rock will save on two delayed watermains projects. (File photo)
The new Pattullo Bridge. (Image: B.C. government artist's rendering)
The new Pattullo Bridge. (Image: B.C. government artist's rendering)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (The Canadian Press and Now-Leader file)

Surrey mayor ‘more confident than ever’ for SkyTrain expansion after funding pledge

Trudeau says $14.9 billion will be doled out over next eight years for major public transit projects

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. (The Canadian Press and Now-Leader file)
Highway 99 traffic flows under 24 Avenue in South Surrey Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A cyclist crosses above Highway 99 on 24 Avenue Monday afternoon, Oct. 19. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Liberals promise new freeway interchanges for South Surrey

NDP candidate taking pre-election announcement ‘with heavy grain of salt’

Highway 99 traffic flows under 24 Avenue in South Surrey Monday afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)A cyclist crosses above Highway 99 on 24 Avenue Monday afternoon, Oct. 19. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)