This is a wonderful opportunity for our smaller West Coast communities!
It's not often these days that I am happy with our government. This is an exception.
The BC Rural Dividend is providing $25 million a year over three years to assist rural communities with a population of 25,000 or less to reinvigorate and diversify their local economies. It was developed to recognize both the contribution rural communities have made to B.C.’s economy, and the unique challenges they face to diversify beyond natural resources.
A heads up to all our mayors and CAOs. A new Program Guide is now available. The second application intake will take place from October 3 - 31, 2016.