News Flash

Posted on: September 15, 2021

Volunteer for the City’s Advisory Committees and Commission of Council for 2022

Membership Recruitment Spotlight

Looking for ways to contribute and make a positive impact on your community? The City is looking for motivated and enthusiastic volunteers to become members of the Advisory Committees and Commission of Council for 2022. 

The City has a number of A...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Information

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As the information around COVID-19 is constantly evolving, be sure to stay on top of the updates and resources. Visit mapleridge.ca/2408 to see the latest details in Maple Ridge.

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Important Safety Recalls

Product Recall

Stay informed of the latest recalls and hazardous products to keep yourself and your family safe.

Additional Info... Fire Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: August 26, 2021

City’s Director of Economic Development Appointed EDAC President

Maple Ridge, BC: Wendy Dupley, Director of Economic Development, has been named president
of the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC).“I’m incredibly humbled by this appointment and am looking forward to advanci...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Maple Ridge Approves Revised Area Transport Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has ratified TransLink’s updated Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Area Transport Plan (ATP), which includes several improvements to alleviate congestion and expand transit access in the years to come.

The purpose of the ATP, which...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Engagement Begins for New Economic Development Strategy

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is inviting residents and business owners to provide their input on a new Economic Development Strategy. The document will serve as a blueprint to create and retain employment, while diversifying the local economy. &...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 3, 2021

City Launches New Innovation Challenge

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is shining a spotlight on creative, locally-sourced solutions for our community through a new initiative. The inaugural Innovation Challenge, led by the City’s Economic Development team, aims to generate and ce...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Launches Public Consultation on Strategic Transportation Plan Update

Maple Ridge, BC: On May 14, 2021, the City of Maple Ridge launched the public consultation phase of the Strategic Transportation Plan (STP) Update.

Work on the STP will address ways in which people move throughout the community, including driving,...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Virtual Services Extended Until May 26

Maple Ridge, BC: On April 20, the Development Services counter at City Hall returned to virtual services to address COVID-19 exposures involving staff working in this area. The decision has been made to extend the use of virtual services until Ma...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Maple Ridge Bans Future Vape Stores

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed a bylaw amendment banning additional vape retail stores in Maple Ridge, effective immediately. The ban will serve to protect the health of local youth and aid efforts to revitalize the downtown core.

Currently, ...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Launches Online Building Permit Application Tool

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge is making it easier for residents to apply for a building permit. The Online Building Permit Application Guide is an interactive portal that assists citizens with preparing their application. It also inclu...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Dog Friendly Maple Ridge Pilot Project

Maple Ridge, BC: Dog owners in Maple Ridge will soon be able to visit select shops and patios with their furry friend in tow as part of a just-launched pilot project. Dog Friendly Maple Ridge (DFMR) provides every local business the opportunity t...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 5, 2021

New Report Enhances Vision for Town Centre Revitalization

Maple Ridge, BC: Residents are looking for increased walkability, neighbourhood connectivity, safety and greenspaces in the downtown core, according to a new report commissioned by Council. The Town Centre Visioning Report builds on the Town Cent...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

City Launches New Performance Dashboard Hub

Maple Ridge, BC: Citizens now have access to a comprehensive new tool that allows them to track the City’s progress across a number of key areas in an easy-to-use format.

The Performance Dashboard Hub hosts five dashboards that provide n...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Amends Owner Occupancy Requirements for Secondary and Detached Garden Suites

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has voted to remove the owner occupancy requirement for secondary suites and detached garden suites, paving the way for more housing options for residents while preserving safety and quality of life in neighbourhoods.

Two ...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Extends Deadline for Rezoning Applications

Maple Ridge, BC: Given the impacts of COVID-19, Council has passed a resolution granting an extension to rezoning applications currently awaiting final reading and set to expire this year. The City’s Development Procedures Bylaw contain...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Approves Updated Zoning Bylaw

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed an updated Zoning Bylaw that improves usability, relevancy and sustainability while recognizing substantial changes in development over the last 35 years.

This modern and user-friendly version of the bylaw is on...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Assessments Now Available for Maple Ridge Property Owners

Maple Ridge, BC: Property owners in Maple Ridge can now access their 2021 assessments online via the BC Assessment website, with paper notices arriving by mail in the coming days. The 2021 assessment is based on a property’s market valu...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Endorses Yennadon Lands Concept Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed the Yennadon Lands Concept Plan, which will serve as a key component to building a complete neighbourhood where residents can live, work and play. Located at 128 Avenue and 232 Street, the Yennadon Lands were i...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Council Approves 225 Street Pump Station for Phase 2 of Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, June 23, Council awarded a contract for the upgrade of the 225 Street Sanitary Pump Station which was constructed in 1979. This $2.8 million dollar project is part of a multi-phase program designed to increase capacit...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City Launches E-Commerce Support Program for Small Businesses

Maple Ridge, BC: Dozens of local small businesses will soon have access to personalized ecommerce support to build their online presence, thanks to a new City-sponsored initiative. The ShopHERE powered by Google program will provide digital store...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Business Survey Results Confirm Council Strategic Priorities

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, November 26, Maple Ridge Council received the results of a survey conducted as part of the 2019 Town Centre Business Walk. Council members, along with survey partners, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce and the D...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 11, 2021

On Tuesday, November 26, Maple Ridge Council approved the proposed route for the eastward extension

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, November 26, Maple Ridge Council approved the proposed
route for the eastward extension of Abernethy Way from 232 to 240 Street along 124 Avenueto address growth in the City’s northeast sector.

“...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Council Approves Lougheed Transit Corridor Concept Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has endorsed the Lougheed Transit Corridor Concept Plan, which will shape the development of the area for decades to come. The plan aims to create an urban environment with a focus on pedestrians, bicycles, and green feat...

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News Release - Growth
Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Collects More Than 96 Per Cent of Property Tax

Maple Ridge, BC: Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Maple Ridge has collected more than 96 per cent of its 2020 property tax levy. The 96.4 per cent collection rate is in line with previous years. The collection rate in 2019 was 97.2 per ...

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News Release - Growth

News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2021

Maple Ridge Approves Revised Area Transport Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has ratified TransLink’s updated Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Area Transport Plan (ATP), which includes several improvements to alleviate congestion and expand transit access in the years to come.

The purpose of the ATP, whic...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge CAO Announces Resignation

Maple Ridge, BC: On June 8, 2021, Al Horsman’s resignation as CAO was submitted to Council and duly accepted. Mr. Horsman will remain in his position until August 13 and will assist Mayor, Council and the City’s Human Resources Departm...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 3, 2021

City Launches Public Consultation on Strategic Transportation Plan Update

Maple Ridge, BC: On May 14, 2021, the City of Maple Ridge launched the public consultation phase of the Strategic Transportation Plan (STP) Update.

Work on the STP will address ways in which people move throughout the community, including driving,...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Receives Grant for Silver Valley Gathering Place

Maple Ridge, BC: The provincial government will be providing $200,000 towards youth amenities at the new Silver Valley Gathering Place. The City of Maple Ridge was awarded the grant as part of the Province of BC’s Community Economic Rec...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Announces BC Housing Citizen Engagement

Maple Ridge, BC: BC Housing is launching a series of virtual dialogue sessions for Maple Ridge residents to discuss the local housing continuum and identify their priorities.

The online sessions will provide information about the full scope of BC ...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Launches New Performance Dashboard Hub

Maple Ridge, BC: Citizens now have access to a comprehensive new tool that allows them to track the City’s progress across a number of key areas in an easy-to-use format.

The Performance Dashboard Hub hosts five dashboards that provide n...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Council Receives Community Social Safety Initiative Update

Maple Ridge, BC: Council is marking a major milestone for its Community Social Safety Initiative (CSSI), as the initial strategy nears full mobilization. The original CSSI Action Plan is now 85 percent operational, with most outstanding items req...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Applications Now Open for BC Games Legacy Funding

Maple Ridge, BC: The provincial government, through the BC Games Society, is supporting sport and community development projects in Maple Ridge with a new $125,000 legacy fund. While the City of Maple Ridge is not slated to host the BC Summer Games until ...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Maple Ridge to Co-Host Intelligent Community Forum Conference

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge and the Township of Langley are teaming up to host the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) Smart21 Conference. The virtual event, themed “From Surviving to Thriving”, will take place from...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Annual Community Leaders Forum Moves Online

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge will hold its second annual Community Leaders Forum next month and transition to an online format due to COVID-19. The event, organized by the City’s Economic Development Department, will take place on De...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 9, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Supports New Provincial Enforcement Measures

Maple Ridge, BC: Maple Ridge Council has approved staff recommendations on the criteria and planning for local initiatives as part of the BC Restart Plan to gradually reopen park amenities. “Council is committed to a cautious and measur...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Maple Ridge Supports BC Restart Plan and Announces Reopening of Selected Park Amenities

Maple Ridge, BC: Maple Ridge Council has approved staff recommendations on the criteria and planning for local initiatives as part of the BC Restart Plan to gradually reopen park amenities. “Council is committed to a cautious and measured approac...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Unanimously Supports Request for Emergency Transit Funding

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, April 28, Maple Ridge Council passed a resolution in support of a national request for $1.2 billion in emergency transit funding by the Canadian Urban Transit Association.

 “After years of transit development...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 9, 2021

TransLink Service Reduction Impacts Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge, BC: On Monday, April 21, TransLink announced service reductions in response to the 83% drop in ridership on all forms of transit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. TransLink is facing monthly losses of $75 million and its operatin...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Maple Ridge General Update for Citizens on COVID-19 Response

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge continues to support the work of the Federal and Provincial Governments in the response to COVID-19. “We are a month into the COVID-19 health emergency and, on behalf of Council, I want to thank ...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Maple Ridge Statement on Nova Scotia Tragedy

Maple Ridge, BC: Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden has issued the following statement; “On behalf of Council, and all Maple Ridge citizens, I want to offer my sincere condolences to the people of Nova Scotia who have been impacted by the tragic event...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 11, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Responds to Provincial Property Tax Framework Announcement

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge recognizes the Province’s recent announcement for property tax relief as a positive first step to address the economic hardship we face resulting from COVID-19. Local governments are responsible ...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Maple Ridge Backs Regional Call for Emergency Funding for TransLink

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge is standing behind the request from the Mayor’s Council for emergency funding to ensure the region’s transit system can continue to provide transportation for essential workers on the f...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 11, 2021

The City of Maple Ridge Issues an Open Air Burning Ban

Maple Ridge, BC: Effective immediately, Maple Ridge has enacted, and will be enforcing, an Open Air Burning Ban in support of Metro Vancouver, BC Ministry of Environment, BC Ministry of Health and Climate Change Strategy, BC. This order has been ...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations
Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Enhanced Enforcement Measures

Maple Ridge, BC: Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has invoked extraordinary powers under a State of Provincial Emergency (SOPE) to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support th...

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News Release - Inter-Government Relations

News Flash

Posted on: August 4, 2021

More than 600000 visitors take to Maple Ridge parks and trails

Maple Ridge, BC: With many residents looking to spend more time outside, the City of Maple Ridge has been working to ensure its recreation sites stay open – and safe. 

Over the past five months, local parks and trails have experienced re...

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News Release - Natural Environment
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Residents Invited to Share Writings about Home and the Environment

Maple Ridge, BC: Port Haney Artists-in-Residence, Aaron Moran and Taryn Hubbard invite locals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to share short writings and poems about home and the environment for an upcoming community public art project thi...

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News Release - Natural Environment
Posted on: August 3, 2021

City Launches New Performance Dashboard Hub

Maple Ridge, BC: Citizens now have access to a comprehensive new tool that allows them to track the City’s progress across a number of key areas in an easy-to-use format.

The Performance Dashboard Hub hosts five dashboards that provide n...

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News Release - Natural Environment
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Council Endorses Yennadon Lands Concept Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed the Yennadon Lands Concept Plan, which will serve as a key component to building a complete neighbourhood where residents can live, work and play. Located at 128 Avenue and 232 Street, the Yennadon Lands were identified...

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News Release - Natural Environment
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Council Approves Net Zero Community Greenhouse Gas Emission Target

Maple Ridge, BC: On October 20, Council voted to begin the process to change the City’s community greenhouse gas emission target to net zero from 2010 levels by 2050, with an interim reduction goal of 45 per cent.

These goals align with the scien...

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News Release - Natural Environment
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Update

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge’s buildings, vehicle fleet, equipment and corporate waste are meeting targets set in 2010 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 33% by the year 2020. These targets are part of a world-wide effort...

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News Release - Natural Environment

News Flash

Posted on: August 26, 2021

Maple Ridge Leisure Centre Pools to Reopen September 28 2020

Maple Ridge, BC: The Maple Ridge Leisure Centre (MRLC) pools are reopening September 28 with safety measures in place that align with Public Health Orders, BC’s Restart Plan and industry specific guidelines including the British Columbia Recreat...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Maple Ridge Releases New Tourism Video

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge has released a new video that showcases the community to prospective visitors from around the world. Commissioned by the City’s Economic Development Department, the footage highlights local small business...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Construction Set to Begin on Silver Valley Gathering Place

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has approved a contract to start construction on the new Silver Valley Gathering Place.

The facility will be located adjacent to Blaney Hamlet Park on 230A Street, which opened in 2019. It will feature a covered pavilion for celebr...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Council Endorses Expedited Outdoor Patio Approval Process

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, June 9, Maple Ridge Council voted to give staff the authority to expedite the approval of sidewalk cafes and outdoor patios. This expedited process will assist restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and craft breweries in accommodati...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Celebrates Canada Day with Drive-Thru Cross Country Road Trip & More

Maple Ridge, BC: On July 1, celebrate Canada Day in new, safe and exciting ways with the City of
Maple Ridge! This year’s event is comprised of both in-person and online components. At theepicenter of the celebration is the Drive-Thr...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Launches New Innovation Challenge

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is shining a spotlight on creative, locally-sourced solutions for our community through a new initiative. The inaugural Innovation Challenge, led by the City’s Economic Development team, aims to generate and ce...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Maple Ridge Residents Invited to Share Writings about Home and the Environment

Maple Ridge, BC: Port Haney Artists-in-Residence, Aaron Moran and Taryn Hubbard invite locals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to share short writings and poems about home and the environment for an upcoming community public art project thi...

Read on...

News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Maple Ridge Bans Future Vape Stores

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed a bylaw amendment banning additional vape retail stores in Maple Ridge, effective immediately. The ban will serve to protect the health of local youth and aid efforts to revitalize the downtown core.

Currently, ...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Thanks Emergency Support Services for Easter Long Weekend Response

Maple Ridge, BC: The City would like to thank Emergency Support Services (ESS) program volunteers who responded to support citizens impacted by an overnight fire on April 3. The fire at a 47-unit apartment building in the 22100 block of Dewdney Trunk Road...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Dog Friendly Maple Ridge Pilot Project Launches

Maple Ridge, BC: Dog owners in Maple Ridge will soon be able to visit select shops and patios with their furry friend in tow as part of a just-launched pilot project. Dog Friendly Maple Ridge (DFMR) provides every local business the opportunity t...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Maple Ridge Receives Grant for Silver Valley Gathering Place

Maple Ridge, BC: The provincial government will be providing $200,000 towards youth amenities at the new Silver Valley Gathering Place. The City of Maple Ridge was awarded the grant as part of the Province of BC’s Community Economic Rec...

Read on...

News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 9, 2021

New Report Enhances Vision for Town Centre Revitalization

Maple Ridge, BC: Residents are looking for increased walkability, neighbourhood connectivity, safety and greenspaces in the downtown core, according to a new report commissioned by Council. The Town Centre Visioning Report builds on the Town Cent...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 9, 2021

City Launches New Performance Dashboard Hub

Maple Ridge, BC: Citizens now have access to a comprehensive new tool that allows them to track the City’s progress across a number of key areas in an easy-to-use format.

The Performance Dashboard Hub hosts five dashboards that provide n...

Read on...

News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Applications Now Open for BC Games Legacy Funding

Maple Ridge, BC: The provincial government, through the BC Games Society, is supporting sport
and community development projects in Maple Ridge with a new $125,000 legacy fund. Whilethe City of Maple Ridge is not slated to host the BC Summer G...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Maple Ridge Hosts Virtual Hackathon

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge is launching a virtual hackathon to cultivate new, innovative solutions to keep citizens and businesses connected to their community. Beginning today, members of the public are invited to submit ideas for ...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Downtown Maple Ridge Now GLOW-ing with Christmas Cheer

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is pleased to announce the return of GLOW Maple Ridge, currently illuminating the downtown core until January 8, 2021.

Now in its second year, GLOW brings dazzling lights, glittering illumination displays and holiday music to the ...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Experience GLOW Maple Ridge This Holiday Season

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is launching Glow Maple Ridge, an annual holiday event that celebrates the season by lighting up the downtown core between December 7, 2019 and January 5, 2020.

Maple Ridge has a long tradition of making its downtown ligh...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City of Maple Ridge to Hold Virtual Remembrance Day Ceremony

Maple Ridge, BC: This year’s Remembrance Day ceremony will transition to a virtual format to align with public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. In place of the traditional parade and gathering at Memorial Peace Park, Roy...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Maple Ridge Wins National Cultural Planning Award of Excellence

Maple Ridge, BC: The ‘Maple Ridge Culture Plan: Walking Together – Growing Connections through Culture’ has received The Creative City Network of Canada’s ‘Cultural Planning Award of Excellence&am...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Celebrate the Night Annual Event

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge’s biggest annual fall event, Celebrate the Night, is happening on Sunday, October 25 with two new programs designed to keep participants safe while celebrating autumn. The first is the Lights & Lasers...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Maple Ridge City Hall Reopens Monday October 5 for Counter Service

Maple Ridge, BC: On Monday, October 5 at 8:00 am, the Finance and consolidated Building, Planning and Engineering service counters at City Hall will reopen. COVID-19 site safety guidelines have been developed and are compliant with WorkSafeBC req...

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News Release - Pride
Posted on: August 12, 2021

More than 600000 visitors take to Maple Ridge parks and trails

Maple Ridge, BC: With many residents looking to spend more time outside, the City of Maple Ridge has been working to ensure its recreation sites stay open – and safe. Over the past five months, local parks and trails have experienced re...

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News Release - Pride

News Flash

Posted on: August 31, 2021

City Thanks Retiring Fire Chief for 30 Years of Service

Maple Ridge, BC: On Friday, September 3, Maple Ridge Fire Chief Howard Exner will retire after 30 years of service with the Maple Ridge Fire Department (MRFD). Chief Exner joined MRFD in 1991 as a volunteer firefighter and accepted a full-time position in...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Maple Ridge Launches Community Safety Strategy Consultation

Maple Ridge, BC: The City is moving forward with public consultation to support further development of the Community Social Safety Initiative (CSSI). Staff and expert consultants have developed a robust engagement plan that includes outreach to individual...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Fire Department Issues Fireworks Warning

Maple Ridge, BC: The Maple Ridge Fire department also reminds citizens that there is a total ban on the sale or explosion of fireworks year-round in the City of Maple Ridge. Fireworks continue to be a risk to personal injury and a fire hazard in our commu...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Fire Department Issues Total Fire Ban

Maple Ridge, BC: The Maple Ridge Fire Department has issued notice that a complete Fire Ban that will take effect on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 12:00pm noon. No fires, including campfires will be permitted in Maple Ridge. The “TOTAL FI...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: July 29, 2021

City Opens Cooling Centre

In response to the Heat Warning issued by Environment Canada, the City of Maple Ridge has opened the Greg Moore Youth Centre as a cooling centre to provide residents with temporary relief from the heat. 

 

The Greg Moore Youth Centre is lo...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Maple Ridge Bans Future Vape Stores

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed a bylaw amendment banning additional vape retail stores in Maple Ridge, effective immediately. The ban will serve to protect the health of local youth and aid efforts to revitalize the downtown core.

Currently, ...

Read on...

News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 4, 2021

On April 20, the Development Services counter at City Hall returned to virtual services to address

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has passed a bylaw amendment banning additional vape retail stores in Maple Ridge, effective immediately. The ban will serve to protect the health of local youth and aid efforts to revitalize the downtown core.

Currently, ...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City Returns to Virtual Services at Development Services Counter

Maple Ridge, BC: The City of Maple Ridge has returned to virtual services for the Development Services counter at City Hall, effective at noon today.

The City was informed of COVID-19 exposures involving some staff working in the Development Services area ...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 5, 2021

City Thanks Emergency Support Services for Easter Long Weekend Response

Maple Ridge, BC: The City would like to thank Emergency Support Services (ESS) program volunteers who responded to support citizens impacted by an overnight fire on April 3. The fire at a 47-unit apartment building in the 22100 block of Dewdney T...

Read on...

News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 5, 2021

New Report Enhances Vision for Town Centre Revitalization

Maple Ridge, BC: Residents are looking for increased walkability, neighbourhood connectivity, safety and greenspaces in the downtown core, according to a new report commissioned by Council. The Town Centre Visioning Report builds on the Town Centre Area P...

Read on...

News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 9, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Announces BC Housing Citizen Engagement

Maple Ridge, BC: BC Housing is launching a series of virtual dialogue sessions for Maple Ridge residents to discuss the local housing continuum and identify their priorities. The online sessions will provide information about the full scope of BC...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Maple Ridge City Hall Access Changes to Enhance Safety

Maple Ridge, BC: On Monday, April 26 access to City Hall will be through the east entrance closest to the RCMP detachment, with the exit on the west side of the building beside the Business Tower and Library.

Staff Ambassadors will greet each visi...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Receives Community Social Safety Initiative Update

Maple Ridge, BC: Council is marking a major milestone for its Community Social Safety Initiative (CSSI), as the initial strategy nears full mobilization. The original CSSI Action Plan is now 85 percent operational, with most outstanding items req...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Approves Collective Agreement with Firefighters’ Union

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has ratified a two-year contract between the City of Maple Ridge and the
Maple Ridge Firefighters’ Union Local 4449.The new contract covers the period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 and includes an...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Council Amends Owner Occupancy Requirements for Secondary and Detached Garden Suites

Maple Ridge, BC: Council has voted to remove the owner occupancy requirement for secondary suites and detached garden suites, paving the way for more housing options for residents while preserving safety and quality of life in neighbourhoods.

Two separate ...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Council Provide Stronger Enforcement Tools for Nuisance

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, December 10, Council recommended that the Maple Ridge Nuisance Prohibition Bylaw be forwarded to the January 14, 2020 Council meeting for consideration. This bylaw will provide the City’s Bylaw Department an...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City Park Ambassadors Bylaws and Police Will Be Active Over Holiday Weekend

Maple Ridge, BC: City Park Ambassadors will be out in the community over the long weekend to ensure social or physical distancing practices are being followed and facility closures are being respected.

The BC Government has closed Provincial Parks...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Chamber and BIA Collaborate on COVID-19 Service Lists

Maple Ridge, BC: On Friday, March 27, Mayor Morden, reached out to the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association (DMRBIA) and Ridge Meadows Chamber of Commerce to encourage both organizations to collaborate on ways to connect citizens...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 11, 2021

The City of Maple Ridge Issues an Open Air Burning Ban

Maple Ridge, BC: Effective immediately, Maple Ridge has enacted, and will be enforcing, an Open Air Burning Ban in support of Metro Vancouver, BC Ministry of Environment, BC Ministry of Health and Climate Change Strategy, BC. This order has been enacted b...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Enhanced Enforcement Measures

Maple Ridge, BC: Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has invoked extraordinary powers under a State of Provincial Emergency (SOPE) to keep British Columbians safe, maintain essential goods and services, and support th...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 12, 2021

City of Maple Ridge Takes Steps to limit the Spread of COVID-19

Maple Ridge, BC: Further to the closures announced earlier this week, effective Friday, March 20, City Hall, Bylaws and the Operations Centre will be closed to the public. Staff will still work to ensure City operations run smoothly, we’re just ...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Maple Ridge Recreation and Culture Facilities Close Based on BCCDC Recommendation

Maple Ridge, BC: The City’s recreation and culture facilities will close, effective March 17, 2020*, until further notice and pending further updates from Provincial and local health authorities. This decision has been made in response to the BC...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 26, 2021

City Moves to Close Unlicensed Petting Zoo

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, December 3, the City of Maple Ridge served the operators of the Meadows Family Farm Petting Zoo with formal notice to close their unlicensed business. Earlier in 2019, the business was found to be operating without a ...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Maple Ridge Council Considers 2020 -2024 Financial Plan

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, December 10, Council unanimously gave first, second and third reading to the 2020 - 2024 Financial Plan Bylaw. This bylaw is the culmination of a detailed department-by-department review of business plans conducted by...

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News Release - Safety
Posted on: August 26, 2021

City Passes Safer Streets Bylaw and Updates to Traffic

Maple Ridge, BC: On Tuesday, November 12, Council passed the new Safer Streets Bylaw and updated the City’s Highway & Traffic Bylaw as part of a broader Community Social Safety Initiative known as ‘LEAD Maple Ridge’. LEAD...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2021

The Fall Program Guide is here!

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Our Fall 2021 Program Guide is here! Read it now to explore all the programs we are offering and get ready for when registration opens online on September 21 and 6:00 AM.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Meet Our Fall Community Champion!

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In our Fall 2021 Program Guide we introduce our next Community Champion, Chelsea Keenan. We are excited for you to meet Chelsea and get inspired by her story.

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Posted on: August 22, 2021

Albion Community Centre Program Survey

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The Albion Community Centre (ACC) is a hub where the community can gather to play and learn. By completing this survey, you will help us program the space in alignment with our community’s needs.

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News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2021

Scenic Route 7 BC

Scenic 7

Also known as the Lougheed Highway, the Scenic 7 provide a link between Vancouver and Hope that is off the beaten path.  From extreme adventures to warm hospitality, there is something for everyone.  

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Additional Info... Tourism Spotlight
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Maple Ridge Visitor Guide

Visitor guide

Check out the new Maple Ridge Visitor Guide for 2021 and 2022.  If you're looking for adventure, hiking, cycling, camping, swimming and more, you'll find lots of ideas on what you can do in Maple Ridge.

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Mr. Bentley Comes to Maple Ridge

Mr. Bentley spotlight

Mister Bentley, a helicopter-riding bulldog and Instagram star with over 450,000 followers, recently paid a visit to Maple Ridge as part of a promotional tour with the BC Craft Brewers Guild and the BC Ale Trail.  Mr. Bentley and his crew started...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Fraser North Farmers Market 2021

Haney Farmers Market Spotlight

The Fraser North Farmers Market (formerly the Haney Farmers Market) will be opening their outdoor season on May 1.  Be sure to visit this bustling hub of food, activity and artisans that will run on Saturdays from May to October.  Curren...

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