Entries by caorda

Gender Parity in Public Works

It is refreshing to see women’s issues raising to the fore with highly publicized, Hollywood-led campaigns such as #MeToo and #TimesUp. For the first time in a long time, women’s issues are headline news on a global scale. March 8th is International Women’s Day and this year the theme was #PressForProgress; it’s a reminder to keep […]

The Climate is Changing, Are We?

Developing risk resilience from extreme weather events By Adrienne Atherton and Sonia Sahota, P.Eng, Civic Legal LLP The provincial and federal governments, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) have officially stated that climate change is having an impact on local governments and their infrastructure due to increased extreme […]

2018 President’s Message

It has been an eventful start to 2018 as PWABC hosted an Operations Seminar in New Westminster focused on road maintenance, technology, safety and leadership. We would like to recognize our many partners who shared their expertise via presentations, exhibitor booths and sponsorship. It was a successful day with participation from over 40 municipalities, associations […]