North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Naomi Yamamoto, West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan, and North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Jane Thornthwaite presented the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to many deserving citizens in recognition of their significant achievements and distinguished service to their communities. Recipients are: Brian Seward J. Paul Stevenson Sam Hirji Shala Chandani George Clarke Faith Garriock James Irvine Taleeb Noormohamed Donald Bell Bette Rumble Margaret (Peggy) Wheeler Bob Heywood Why this matters: Medal recipients have made a significant contribution to a province, territory,
North Vancouver School District 44 will receive $103,136 in funding for the purchase of a new school bus, part of a $14 million investment by the Province. Why this matters: The Government has invested $14 million for 125 new buses across the province. These new clean diesel buses reduce exhaust particulate emissions by 90 per cent compared to the previous 1994 standard. The buses also obtain 30 to 60 per cent better mileage than gasoline-fuelled buses, consequently providing longer service.
NORTH VANCOUVER – Today, the Ministry of Citizens’ Services and Open Government announced a $95,820 grant in compensation for municipal property taxes. Additional information Since 2002, the Government of British Columbia has distributed more than $190 million as grants-in-lieu to B.C. communities. Each municipality distributes a portion of the funds to its regional district, and those governments use the money to help pay for local services. In 1962, the government of B.C. recognized its responsibility to compensate municipalities for local
NORTH VANCOUVER– Today, MLAs Jane Thornthwaite, Joan McIntyre and Naomi Yamamoto joined Tim Jones, of North Shore Rescue, to recognize the valuable service provided by North Shore Rescue and the Province’s active support for the organization. MLAs Thornthwaite, McIntyre and Yamamoto presented a $100,000 gaming grant cheque, as well as a commemorative plaque that recognizes the importance of Bill 39, the Emergency Intervention Disclosure Act. About the Community Gaming Grant: The $100,000 in gaming grant funding will be directed
MLA Jane Thornthwaite brings her daughter, Zoey Walter, and classmate Megan Jang, with her for Windsor Secondary’s Take your Child to Work Day. Zoey and Megan accompanied her to various meetings and events throughout the day, and had a chance to meet Premier Christy Clark.