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Join OCP Committee

Be a member of the Official Community Plan (OCP) Steering Committee You asked us to review the Official Community Plan (OCP). We heard you. BIM is embarking on a multi-year process to review and update the Official Community Plan (OCP).…

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Spotlight: Jayne McMillan

Jayne McMillan, ESS Volunteer (member since 2017) Within a couple of months of moving to Bowen in 2016, Jayne heard about the ESS (Emergency Support Services) volunteer organization and decided she’d check it out. Having business experience supporting 9/11 and…

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MAL policy

Medical Assured Loading Policy Council is considering a Medical Assured Loading (MAL) policy for Snug Cove. What is Medical Assured Loading (MAL)?MAL means priority vehicle loading on the ferry when certain criteria are met. Why do we need a policy?MAL…

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Artist Call for digital art

OpportunityThe Bowen Island Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) is excited to announce an open call public art opportunity for the new Community Centre. The opportunity is to provide a graphic design/artwork to be applied onto selected doorway and window glass…

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Business Licence Renewal

Business Licence renewal notices have been sent out this week. If you don’t receive your by January 15, please contact us. All renewal payments are due by January 31, 2024. Questions? Please contact Maureen Sawasy, Business Licence Inspector, by email…

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Spotlight: Rob Pineau

Rob has been a volunteer with the “Emergency Support Services” (ESS) Team on Bowen for the past 2 years and recently expanded his involvement to become part of the Emergency Communications Team (ECT). The role of the ECT is to…

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2024 BC Building Code

The BC Codes 2024 will come into effect on March 8, 2024, and will apply to building permits applied for on or after that date. Buildings with permits in place under the BC Codes 2018 will generally not be affected by the new…

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