infrastructure

Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

B.C. city Canada’s first to connect to Rogers’ new high-capacity network

Company says 3500 MHz 5G debuting in Nanaimo will benefit wide range of clients

 

This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)

‘Predictable and preventable’: Engineer says abandoned logging road contributed to fatal B.C. landslide

Fingers pointed only at intense storms when resource roads may be at root of many slides in province

 

Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times

West Kootenay town nixes ‘free’ charging station for EVs

A grant had previously covered the expense at the municipal charging station in Fruitvale

 

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
A new multi-use pathway for pedestrians and cyclists is coming to Chilliwack River Road through a partnership between the Tzeachten First Nation and the provincial government. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

$1-million in provincial funding for cycling/pedestrian pathway on Chilliwack River Road

The funding is meant to encourage green methods of transportation as part of a climate action plan

A new multi-use pathway for pedestrians and cyclists is coming to Chilliwack River Road through a partnership between the Tzeachten First Nation and the provincial government. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Fire ants like the one shown here have closed the Jinkerson Stairs in Chilliwack for a one-day cleanup on Sept. 28, 2020. (Rob Higgins photo)

European fire ants infesting area of Chilliwack near Jinkerson Stairs

Crews from City of Chilliwack will be working to clear section near the top the stairs Monday

Fire ants like the one shown here have closed the Jinkerson Stairs in Chilliwack for a one-day cleanup on Sept. 28, 2020. (Rob Higgins photo)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
An electric vehicle charging at the University of Victoria. (File Photo Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)

Chilliwack plugs into EV requirements for new construction

Consultation underway to determine what level of electric vehicle infrastructure will be adequate

An electric vehicle charging at the University of Victoria. (File Photo Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)
Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Francois-Philippe Champagne at the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce lunch on Feb. 13. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Q&A with federal Liberal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

Francois-Philippe Champagne visited the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 123

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Francois-Philippe Champagne at the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce lunch on Feb. 13. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey, Vancouver shortlisted in $50 million traffic infrastructure competition

Joint submission to implement nation’s first “collision-free corridors” using driver-less vehicles

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
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