KELOWNA – The B.C. government is providing funding to local governments in the Central Okanagan in recognition of their commitment to support healthier, more sustainable communities. Funded through the Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program, these grants together total $286,536.

  • Central Okanagan Regional District: $18,978
  • Kelowna: $217,238
  • Lake Country: $12,818
  • West Kelowna: $37,502

Quotes:

“As Climate Action Charter signatories, Kelowna and West Kelowna are making real progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 33 per cent by 2020. It’s good to see $286,536 in Carbon Tax funding being returned to the Central Okanagan, helping them achieve this important target.“

–          Westside-Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart

 

“Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program grants return 100 per cent of the carbon tax that Charter signatories pay, providing a real incentive for communities to reduce emissions. I’m proud to see the progress we’re making in the Central Okanagan towards greater sustainability.”

–          Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson

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