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New ice technology for arenas

Up to $40,000 will be spent to install REALice technology at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. REALice would allow the complex to use cold water on the arenas’ ice surfaces, rather than hot water.

The funds were authorized by the Cariboo Regional District directors during their regular board meeting, Friday, July 11.

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Annual report

In other news the CRD directors also presented their 2013 Annual Report.

The document features departmental overviews, 2013 accomplishments, and goals outlined for the upcoming year. The report is available on the new CRD website at cariboord.ca while hard copies will be available for viewing at all CRD offices soon.

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Orange Shirt Day

Up to $1,500 of administration funds will be spent to support the 2014 Orange Shirt Day events September 30 starting at 10 a.m. in Boitanio Park.

The purpose of the program is to continue the reconciliation process and raise awareness about the residential school experience.

The CRD directors will also send a letter to Reconciliation Canada in support of the 100 BC Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops.

Reconciliation Canada requires letters of support from the local communities where dialogue workshops are planned in conjunction with Orange Shirt Day.

 

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