Green plans receive cash

The provincial government has provided support to North Okanagan communities for green initiatives.

The provincial government has provided support to North Okanagan communities for green initiatives.

Armstrong will receive $2,700, while there is $5,056 for Enderby, $13,454 for Spallumcheen,  $88,481 for Vernon, $10,463 for Coldstream and $7,264 for Lumby.

“We are taking the necessary steps to create greener, more livable communities for the next generation of British Columbians,” said Greg Kyllo, Shuswap MLA.

The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program provides conditional grants to communities that have signed the Climate Action Charter and supports their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

“The 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,” said Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

There are also grants of $16,077 for Lake Country  and $23,620 for the Regional District of Central Okanagan.