By Hannah Scott, Richmond Sentinel, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Taxpayers are going to have to shell out more in the coming years to ensure Richmond’s dikes are able to withstand rising sea levels.
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The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is building up Cortes Island’s emergency preparedness systems and this requires money. They have already received a $65,000 Community Resiliency grant this year. There is more coming. SRD Protective Services Coordinator Shaun Koopman explained that they have applied for another $265,000 of funding.
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Campbell River was given yet another award. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Sustainable Communities Award recognizes the most innovative environmental initiatives in Canadian cities and communities of all sizes. There were nine winners this year. Campbell River was chosen because of the manner its Sea Level Rise Action Plan addresses Climate Change impacts.
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