Local governments and First Nations that have been affected by wildfires this season are eligible to request Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA).
Category: Regional District
by Marius Auer | Aug 30, 2023
The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has announced that Merritt’s Director of Corporate Services Greg Lowis has been hired as their general manager of corporate and legislative services.
by Marius Auer | Aug 25, 2023
Merritt first responders are reminding Nicola Valley residents to ensure their address signs are clearly visible from the public roadway, following a number of cases where lack of visibility slowed response time.
by Laísa Condé | Aug 9, 2023
First Nations’ communities and local governments are receiving additional funding from the B.C....
by Merritt Herald | Jul 3, 2023
The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has announced a temporary suspension on the collection of residential packaging and paper effective this Monday, July 3, due to hauling supply shortages.
by Marius Auer | Jul 3, 2023
It was a happy ending for a bundle of kittens that were found at the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) Eco-Depot waste facility in Lower Nicola, as the found felines will soon find their forever home.
by Marius Auer | Jun 5, 2023
The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is advising property owners in some areas of the Nicola Valley of a possible error on their property tax notices in relation to fire protection services.
by Merritt Herald | May 29, 2023
The donation totaled $2,000, with $1,000 coming from each of the directors’ discretionary fund.
by Marius Auer | May 17, 2023
Continuing their series of library based events after the success of the recent Newcomers’ Tea, Merritt’s Friends of the Library will soon host a community conversation with speakers on wildflowers, invasive plants, and composting, as well as an opportunity for open discussion.
by Marius Auer | Apr 19, 2023
The City of Merritt has received more than $2 million as a one-time payment as part of the $1 billion the provincial government is sending to municipalities from its $5.7 billion surplus.
by Marius Auer | Apr 17, 2023
It’s all fun and games, and some construction, as Smith Pioneer Park in Lower Nicola continues to receive infrastructure upgrades thanks to federal funding.
by Marius Auer | Apr 5, 2023
Following public outreach that lead to residents overwhelmingly supporting its original name, Aberdeen Mine Road in Lower Nicola will revert back to Aberdeen Road.
by Marius Auer | Mar 31, 2023
Per the requirements set out in B.C.’s Community Charter, the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has announced its board of directors passed the regional district’s latest budget yesterday (March 30) ahead of today’s deadline.
by Marius Auer | Mar 31, 2023
The provincial government is granting 57 First Nations and local governments, including the City of Merritt, a total of $2.2 million dollars to improve and modernize emergency support services (ESS) for those displaced by emergencies.
by Lane Robinson | Mar 30, 2023
Public libraries in many communities throughout B.C., including Merritt’s Thompson Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) branch, will benefit from $45 million in provincial funding following an announcement by the province.
by Marius Auer | Mar 20, 2023
Following negative feedback on the name change of a well-known road in Lower Nicola, the Thompson Nicola Regional District is seeking further public input from TNRD Area ‘M’ residents living along what is now technically known as Aberdeen Mine Road.
by Marius Auer | Feb 28, 2023
At their recent regular meeting, Merritt City Council voted unanimously to extend that agreement under new terms after a TNRD Fire Services Review showed that the City of Merritt was being underfunded compared to other jurisdictions in the TNRD.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 13, 2022
A total amount of $570,000 combined from both the Province and TNRD is being used to fund the upgrades of the rodeo grounds.
by Marius Auer | Aug 11, 2022
The Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has released the nomination packages needed to run for the position of Area Director.