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$416 million in disaster funding comes through for homes lost in B.C. wildfires

VANCOUVER – The federal government said it’s preparing for what could be a challenging summer of wildfires in parts of the country as several ministers gathered in Vancouver to outline how funds will support those already affected. Emergency Preparedness Minister … Continue reading

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Fort Berens Estate Winery announces Lytton Strong fundraiser

Fort Berens Estate Winery has produced a Special Edition Lytton Strong Pinot Gris made exclusively with grapes from Lytton’s Winch Spur Vineyard, from which 100% of the proceeds would be donated to the recovery and rebuilding of Lytton. Almost one … Continue reading

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Village of Lytton releases preliminary by-election results

UPDATE: Results are now official – Election-Results-2022.   Preliminary results from ballots cast in advance, mail-in, and regular polls in Lytton indicate that Melissa Michell and Ross Urquhart are the Councillors Elect for Lytton Village Council. A by-election was held for … Continue reading

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Nominations open for Village of Lytton Council

LYTTON- The Village of Lytton has put a call out for candidates for a by-election to fill two vacancies on the Village Council. Those elected would serve as Councillors for the Village of Lytton until the next General Election on … Continue reading

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Province adds supports for Lytton’s recovery

NEW RELEASE Public Safety and Solicitor General The Province is commiting a further $18.4 million for the recovery of Lytton. This funding will cover the substantial costs of debris removal, archeological work and soil remediation for municipal and all uninsured … Continue reading

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Village Council introduces new Building Bylaws for public feedback

News Release Yesterday, during the Village of Lytton Council Meeting, Mayor and Council rescinded reading of Bylaw 750, and introduced two new building bylaws. Community Members and residents are asked to provide feedback on these bylaws at a virtual Open … Continue reading

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New supports a big step toward Lytton’s recovery

Lytton will benefit from more than $8.3 million in funding from the Province to support ongoing village operations and recovery. In addition, legislative changes will enable the village’s council to repeal and replace bylaws that were destroyed in the catastrophic … Continue reading

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Statement regarding Village of Lytton staff changes

NEWS RELEASE After careful consideration, the Village of Lytton has chosen not to renew the current Community Recovery Manager’s contract, effective January 21, 2022. >> READ THE NEWS RELEASE

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Councillor Leitch Resigns Effective December 8, 2021

News Release The Village of Lytton is advising residents of the resignation of Councillor Robert Leitch, effective December 8, 2021. >> READ MORE

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Grant to support Lytton’s wildfire recovery

The Province is immediately providing a $1-million grant to support the Village of Lytton in its economic recovery from the devastation caused by this year’s wildfire. “The people of Lytton, business owners and the local government are facing an enormous … Continue reading

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