Effective at 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday, July 28, 2022, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning will be prohibited through the Northwest Fire Centre’s (NWFC) jurisdiction.
The current forecast for the NWFC’s jurisdiction area is calling for elevated temperatures through the weekend and into next week, causing increased fire danger. This prohibition is being enacted to help reduce wildfire risk and protect public safety.This prohibition will remain in effect until 12:00 pm (noon) on October 15, 2022, or until the order is rescinded.
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In recent years, the District of Houston has made huge improvements to its Downtown and continues to make substantial upgrades to public spaces. The District and its residents are interested in maintaining this momentum and wish to expand the District's trail and pathway network to improve options for walking, rolling, and cycling through the community. The District has also identified the need for a new Trail and Active Transportation Plan as a necessary component of infrastructure funding programs. *Click to read the full report
In 2021, the District of Houston received funding from the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) for Poverty Reduction Planning. This funding was made
available as part of the Province of British Columbia’s TogetherBC Poverty Reduction Strategy to support local governments to understand and act on their local poverty reduction needs. The work of this project was to create a Social Services Opportunities Assessment which articulates the current state of social services in Houston, the current needs of the population, and identifies opportunities to pursue for achieving a more ideal future state. *Click to read the full report