TELUS Extending High-Speed Cellular to Village of Sayward in 2016

Cellular Service in Sayward

TELUS and the British Columbia Government have confirmed that high-speed cellular service will be extended to the Village of Sayward and parts of Sayward Road in 2016.

TELUS is investing approximately $400,000 as part of the Connecting British Columbia Agreement (CBCA), an innovative partnership between the provincial government and TELUS. Under the CBCA, the extended cellular service is being provided to our community at no additional cost to taxpayers.

View TELUS’s letter to Mayor MacDonald and Council




Water Treatment Facility Funding Announcement

Water Treatment Facility Funding Announcement

News Release

For Immediate Release

Village of Sayward receives federal Gas Tax Fund contribution for the Village of Sayward Water Treatment Facility.

February 12, 2016 – Sayward, BC

The Village of Sayward is extremely happy to announce that it will be receiving a federal Gas Tax Fund contribution for its new water treatment facility.The addition of a water treatment facility, complete with filtration and a new water storage reservoir will enable the Village of Sayward to comply with the Health Authority’s surface water treatment objectives and provide safe drinking water to the community well into the future.

Pilot testing of the various water treatment options will begin in early spring, followed by detailed project design and then construction. It is anticipated that construction of the water treatment facility will commence in the fall of 2016.

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View Water Treatment Plant – Backgrounder Strategic Priorities Fund Document