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Renewed Federal Gas Tax Agreement Launched   











Federal Industry Minister James Moore along with Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes and UBCM President Rhona Martin announced the signing of a renewed Federal Gas Tax Agreement for British Columbia at an event in Vancouver yesterday. Read More 

Introducing the Renewed Federal Gas Tax Agreement   


The renewed Federal Gas Tax Agreement is the result of several years of advocacy and negotiations by the Union of BC Municipalities along with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Now that the program has been announced, it is time to take stock of the gains for local government in the new agreement.  Read More   

All Local Governments to Receive Allocated Funds  

The renewed Gas Tax Fund will see the continuation of the Community Works Fund (CWF), which provides long-term, predictable allocated funding to local governments. The CWF has now been expanded to all local governments in the province thanks to the inclusion of the Greater Vancouver Regional District and member municipalities.  Read More 

Pooled Funding Programs Target Large-scale Investments  


The renewed Gas Tax Agreement will consist of two pooled funding programs that will see large-scale, regional capital and capacity building investments throughout BC.  Read More 

May 23, 2014
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