Skates will soon glide in Merritt once again as city staff work to install the ice at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (NVMA).
by Marius Auer | Jul 3, 2023
New funding from the provincial government will soon allow the City of Merritt to install a residential water metering system, a move both the city and province said will conserve water and protect vital infrastructure systems.
by Marius Auer | Jun 28, 2023
The provincial government has announced that it will provide funding for nine community risk-reduction and climate-adaptation projects throughout B.C., including a six figure project in the Nicola Valley.
by Marius Auer | Jun 14, 2023
A series of partnerships between the provincial government and 13 public post-secondary institutions will increase the schools’ capacity for work-integrated learning experiences, including the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology’s co-op program.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 7, 2023
EquipCare BC is now getting a boost in funding, with the province investing an additional $14 million for health, safety, and quality improvements in publicly funded long-term care (LTC) and assisted-living homes, according to a press release from the provincial government.
by Marius Auer | Apr 24, 2023
The provincial government announced in a press release on Friday (April 21) that new funding would benefit the City of Merritt and other communities by mapping possible flood hazards in areas prone to flooding.
by Marius Auer | Apr 10, 2023
The provincial government has announced that faculty and support staff of Merritt’s Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) ratified a new collective agreement under the Shared Recovery Mandate.
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 27, 2023
The provincial government has announced that over 120 households in the First Nations community of Coldwater 1 near Merritt will now have access to high-speed internet services with the installation of new infrastructure.
by Marius Auer | Feb 21, 2023
The City of Merritt recently unveiled the first of 31 new manufactured homes purchased as part of flood relief efforts looking to house those who remain without a permanent place to call home, and one Merritt family was the first to see their new home during the event at Diamondvale Trailer Park.
by Marius Auer | Feb 1, 2023
The provincial government has announced the commencement of construction for a “fibre-to-the-home” project which will bring high-speed fibre internet from Telus to a number of rural Indigenous communities, including in nearby Quilchena.
by Izaiah Reyes | Jan 26, 2023
Tax incentive consultancy Catax reveals that the Merritt based SEI logistics secured $39,463 in tax credits after developing a portable solar panel that can be used in remote and harsh environments.
by Marius Auer | Jan 20, 2023
The provincial government has announced that new sensors along Highway 5A will monitor commercial vehicle traffic, a move they say will improve safety for local residents and users of the highway.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 16, 2022
Following the approval of the Mount Mabel Wind Projects, wind energy development company MKI, continues to collect data and further develop their alternative energy project.