News

Media Release - New District Financial Officer

Post date: March, 29, 2022

The District of Hope has hired a new Director of Finance.  As of April 11th, 2022, Mike Olson will begin work at District Hall.  The Director of Finance is a statutory officer position as set out in British Columbia’s Community Charter and is responsible for the financial administration of the District.

Mike Olson was born in North Vancouver and has lived in British Columbia his whole life. He grew up in Abbotsford and went to the University of the Fraser Valley graduating with a...

Community Forest Revenue Sharing Grants

Post date: March, 10, 2022

Applications for this periodic Hope Community Forest Revenue Sharing Program will be accepted up to Monday, May 2, 2022;

The District recently received $150,000 as a dividend from the Cascade Lower Canyon Community Forest.  These funds will be available as a grant opportunity to non-profit organizations, community groups, or individuals.  A complete application form and guide (including the District Policy) are available at the District reception desk and here on our website.

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Press Release - Strengthening Communities' Services

Post date: February, 18, 2022

For Immediate Release

January 14, 2022The District...

Changes to Solid Waste Collection

Post date: January, 13, 2022

A reminder to residents of the changes to solid waste collection now in effect.

Residents living North of CN Rail to the South side of Park St., between Water Avenue on the West and the Coquihalla River to the East now have their collection day changed from Wednesday to Friday.

This operational change has been implemented to reduce the current collection time on the Wednesday route and avoid delayed collection that has at times gone into the evening hours.

Residents that...

Snow Clearing

Post date: December, 23, 2021

January 7, 2022 - Our community has experienced a significant amount of snowfall this past month with another 40-60cm overnight depending on where you live.  District of Hope staff have been working through the night, including several contractors hauling snow from the commercial sector in an effort to stay...

Atmospheric River Event

Post date: December, 22, 2021

The most current update will be posted at the beginning of this feed:

December 22, 2021

The District of Hope has cancelled the State of Local Emergency and the Evacuation Order for Tunnels Road has been rescinded.  An alert remains for two properties on Gardner Drive due to erosion.

December 10, 2021

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Christmas Message from the Mayor

Post date: December, 13, 2021

The season of giving is upon us.  As we prepare to celebrate this special time of year, I ask you all to reach out to your neighbors, seniors or any vulnerable community members who may need help during this holiday season. The new year will bring many opportunities as well as challenges to our community, but I am confident that our citizens of Hope will continue to move forward in a positive and compassionate  way.

On behalf of Council and District Staff I wish everyone a Merry...

Traffic Advisory

Post date: December, 09, 2021

The District would like to advise residents and road users that BlueTriton Brands (formerly Nestle Waters) is working diligently to resume operations in Hope. As a result of the loss of a significant portion of lower Othello Road preventing access and egress via Highway 5, trucks coming to and from the water plant will be travelling through town via Othello Road, Kawkawa Lake Road, 7th Avenue and Old Hope Princeton Way.

This temporary accommodation is necessary for BlueTriton to...

Notice of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Hope

Post date: December, 06, 2021

There will be a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Sunday, December 12 from 10:30am - 3:00pm at the Hope Legion on Fort Street.

Register and book your appointment on the provincial Get Vaccinated system. 

Details in the document linked below.

Solid waste collection

Post date: December, 01, 2021

Dec 01, 2021

Regularly scheduled solid waste collection continues this week, barring any closures to Highway 7. 

 

 

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