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November 21, 2012
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Select Committee Tackles LG Finance Conundrum 


The range of services provided by local governments has expanded considerably in recent decades.  The dilemma facing many communities is that over this same period, the tools for financing services are largely unchanged. Read More 

Finance Symposium Explores Delivery/Cost Balance 


A Regional Symposium hosted by Metro Vancouver will explore the challenge of delivering services and infrastructure at cost levels that meet community expectations. Read More

Applications Open for Crime Prevention Funding  


Up to $1 million will be available to support local responses to violence and crime prevention throughout BC in 2012-13.The Civil Forfeiture Office in partnership with the Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division, Ministry of Justice is distributing funds.  Applications will be accepted until December 12, 2012 and are available on the Ministry of Justice website.

Tell Us What You Think  


This is the seventh edition of The Compass, and we want to hear from you. If you have feedback, comments or questions, please contact Paul Taylor, UBCM's Relationships and Communications Advisor: ptaylor@ubcm.ca.


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