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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