2015 Media Releases

Full Service Operations Level Fire Department

Council voted unanimously in favour of making the Revelstoke Fire Rescue Services a Full-Service Operations Level Fire Department with a Training Program to match.
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Public Information Meeting for Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2088

The City of Revelstoke would like to invite all residents to a Public Information meeting on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Community Centre.
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City Offers Free Transit Service for Federal Election Day

To ensure all residents have transportation to the polling station, the City of Revelstoke is pleased to offer a free transit service on Monday October 19th to take voters to the polling station at the Community Centre.
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Revelstoke's New Highway Rescue Truck Arrives on Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Revelstoke Fire Rescue Society has received confirmation that the new Highway Rescue Truck (Rescue 7) is on route to Revelstoke. Unveiling details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm PST
Place: Fire Station
227 W. Fourth Street
Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0

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City Works with Province to Increase Public Consultation on Mount Macpherson Harvest Planning

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) and the City of Revelstoke understand the recreational values of the community with respect to various uses on Mount Macpherson and are consulting with the primary users.
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Revelstoke Received over 3.5 Million Dollars in Grants for Upgrades to Big Eddy Waterworks

MP, David Wilks, together with Mayor Mark McKee announce that Revelstoke was successful in its application for a $3.5 + million dollar grant through the Government of Canada's New Building Canada Fund.
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First Service Area Lights up with Fibre Optics in Revelstoke

TELUS announces the first neighbourhood is fibre connected and lite-up ready for service in Revelstoke with its Fibre Optic Network on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
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June 25, 2015 - IAFF Collective Agreement Ratified

The International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), Local 1746 and the City of Revelstoke are pleased to announce the ratification of a new 2012-2019 collective agreement.

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June 7, 2015 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The boil water advisory that was issued on June 5, 2015 has been lifted. You will no longer be required to boil your water before using.
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June 5, 2015 - Boil Water Advisory to Remain in Effect Through Weekend

Earlier today, the City of Revelstoke and Interior Health issued a boil water advisory to residents of Revelstoke that use the city water system.
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CUPE Ratifies a 5 Year Collective Agreement with the City of Revelstoke

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 363 and the City of Revelstoke are pleased to announce the ratification of a 5 year collective agreement.
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Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station Opens in Revelstoke

Revelstoke opened the first public Direct Current Fast Charging Station (DCFC). Access to public DCFC stations make travelling between communities using an EV easier.
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Revelstoke Launches SeeClickFix App

March 23,
2015 The City of Revelstoke announces a new program that will allow residents to report quality-of-life issues and request Revelstoke services through an online and mobile interface. Powered by SeeClickFix, the place-based reporting platform allows residents to document neighborhood concerns and improvements alike, ranging from litter and flooding to damaged sidewalks and malfunctioning street lights.
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Beginning this summer, TELUS will be connecting more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Revelstoke directly to fibre optic cables. This upgrade – which comes at no cost to the municipality or its residents – will bring the most advanced communications infrastructure in the world to Revelstoke, and make available Internet speeds of up to 100 megabits per second.
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Canadian Tire Realities

Revelstoke Council was requested by a consultant to confidentially review a potential development. As Council has been released from a confidentiality agreement by Canadian Tire we wish to respond to media reports and to clarify that there has not been an application brought forward.
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Fire Rescue Services work hard to save the Revelstoke Energy Corporation Bio Energy Complex.

Fire Rescue Services work hard to save the Revelstoke Energy Corporation Bio Energy Complex.
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Mayor McKee meets with Minister Stone

Mayor Mark McKee met Tuesday morning with Todd Stone, the Minister of Highways.
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February 13, 2015 - Tim Palmer announces his retirement

After almost 24 years of public service as a municipal officer, Revelstoke CAO Tim Palmer has announced his retirement.
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February 2, 2015 - Trans Canada Highway Discussion Initiated

Mayor McKee, Councillor Sulz, and Acting Mayor Malcolm Makayaz of the District of Sicamous met today with Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Deputy House Leader Todd Stone and his constituents to discuss concerns regarding the conditions of the Trans Canada Highway No. 1 affecting our area.
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