Media

Media inquiries should be directed to Sophie Idsinga, Communications Coordinator at 604-947-4255 ext 246 or sidsinga@bimbc.ca.

2021 Media Releases

September 16, 2021 - BIM invites Expressions of Interest for housing development on Community Lands

August 31, 2021 - BIM receives promising results of Community Centre construction bidding

August 18, 2021 - Bowen Island receives funding for Mt. Gardner repeater upgrade

August 18, 2021 - BIM hires Chief Financial Officer

June 30, 2021 - Community Centre project reaches another milestone

June 18, 2021 - A surge of development applications slows processing time

June 10, 2021 - Council seeks input from community by means of Island Survey 2021

June 2, 2021 - Condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc people, Indigenous communities, residential school survivors and families

April 30, 2021 - Council approves expansion to Community Centre building site

March 25, 2021 - Bowen Islanders encouraged to sign up for emergency notification system

March 2, 2021 - BIM awards contract for construction of Multi-Use Path

February 25, 2021 - Creating a Sustainable and Local Economic Development Plan for Bowen Island

January 26, 2021 - Community Centre project prepares to move forward to competitive tendering

January 13, 2021 - BIM awards contract for construction of Fire Hall and Emergency Operations Centre

2020 Media Releases

2020 Media Releases

December 16, 2020 - Aaron Hanen appointed as Fire Chief

October 29, 2020 - Residential Guest Accommodations now permitted on Bowen Island

September 15, 2020 - Bowen Island voters in favour of borrowing funds to build Community Centre

July 15, 2020 - Community Centre referendum set for September 12, 2020

July 3, 2020 - Bowen Island receives $7.9M in government funding for the Community Centre Project

June 25, 2020 - Bowen Island asks visitors and locals to continue COVID-19 prevention

May 11, 2020 - Bowen Island to celebrate Canada Day virtually

May 11, 2020 - BIM reminds everyone to avoid non-essential travel

April 15, 2020 - Council reduces 2020 budget

April 8, 2020 - Council to receive Fire Department Core Service Review Report

April 7, 2020 - Reminder to maintain physical distance over the long weekend

March 27, 2020 - BIM hires Chief Administrative Officer

March 20, 2020 - BIM requests visitors to stay home

March 18, 2020 - Bowen Island Recycling Depot closed for COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - Mayor Ander's statement on COVID-19

February 18, 2020 - Online business search tool now available

January 29, 2020 - Waste collection contract reached

January 9, 2020 - Retirement of Fire Chief

January 2, 2020 - Resignation of Chief Administrative Officer

2019 Media Releases

2019 Media Releases

December 11, 2019 - BIM hires Director of Engineering

November 12, 2019 - Local volunteers participate in disaster exercise

October 21, 2019 - Chief Administrative Officer Announcement

October 10, 2019 - Statement on the Bowen Island Fire Department

September 6, 2019 - Council seeks input from community by means of Island Survey 2019

August 15, 2019 - Bowen Island receives funding to develop Housing Needs Report

May 30, 2019 - Bowen Island Municipality hires new Fire Chief

May 16, 2019 - Council seeks community-based solution for Short Term Rentals

May 13, 2019 - Council adoptes bylaw to alleviate ferry line up issues

May 6, 2019 - Bowen Island receives grant funding for Community Economic Development Planning

April 29, 2019 - Islanders encouraged to get prepared during Emergency Preparedness Week

April 25, 2019 - Bowen Island receives grant funding to continue FireSmart program

April 5, 2019 - Bowen Island receives grant funding for Child Care Planning

March 14, 2019 - Bowen Island Sea Level Rise Workshop

March 8, 2019 - Resignation of Fire Chief

2018 Media Releases

2018 Media Releases

December 7, 2018 - Grand opening of the new Bike Barn

December 4, 2018 - Building permit marks another milestone on the path to our Community Centre

November 14, 2018 - Municipal business licensing to take effect in 2019

October 24, 2018 - Chief Election Officer will not seek a judicial recount of Mayoral ballots

October 23, 2018 - Election Recount

October 17, 2018 - Good news from BC Ferries: a message from the Mayor

September 19, 2018 - Community support will help secure funding to build the Bowen Island Community Centre

August 29, 2018 - Community Centre project launches capital fundraising campaign at Bowfest

May 15, 2018 - Community Centre project moves forward with Council Approval

April 19, 2018 - Work underway to improve safety at Cardena intersection

January 15, 2018 - Bowen Island Municipality hires Chief Financial Officer

2017 Media Releases

Last Updated on 2021-09-16 at 11:16 AM