Ellen Congratulates Burkina Faso

first_imgPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has sent a congratulatory message to the Government and People of the Republic of Burkina Faso on the occasion marking the 55th Independence Anniversary of that country. In her message to Michel Kafando, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso, President Sirleaf said it gives her immense pleasure to extend to him and through him to the Government and People of the Republic ofBurkina Faso, heartfelt congratulations and best wishes on behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Liberia and in her own name. President Sirleaf stated that as the People of the Republic of Burkina Faso commemorate this joyous occasion, she entertains the hope that the historic and cordial ties of friendship and cooperation that have so long subsisted between the two countries and peoples will be further strengthened for the mutual benefit of their peoples.“As we continue to work together in furtherance of the principles of the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union and the United Nations for the promotion of International Peace, Security and Economic Cooperation amongst all nations, it is our fervent prayers that Almighty God will endow your Excellency with abundant wisdom and strength,” President Sirleaf said.President Sirleaf also wished for the Burkinabe Leader’s personal well-being, and prayed that the Almighty God will endow him with abundant wisdom and strength as he leads his people to sustainable peace and greater prosperity.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Illegal secondary suite crackdown in Fort St. John

first_imgThe information campaign begins immediately with potential enforcement action a legal consequence for noncompliant owners beginning on April 1, 2015. A City Hall news release says letters and information material will be mailed to homeowners, and other stakeholders, to provide accurate information on the suites.It will also provide an opportunity for home owners with illegal secondary suites to remedy that situation—either by making them legal, or with the assistance of City Building Inspectors, decommissioning them.A secondary suite is defined by the city as “a self-contained, accessory dwelling unit located within…the same parcel as a single detached dwelling.”- Advertisement -Essentially, it’s a living quarter within a home, often found in the basement, which is fully equipped with its own separate cooking, sleeping and bathing facilities. It also must have its own direct access to the outside without going through any part of the primary unit.A residence must meet these conditions before being permitted to provide secondary housing.The owner of the suite holds a valid business licence.One off-street parking suite provided on the parcel for the occupant of the suiteThe single-detached dwelling must be occupied by the ownerMeets B.C. Building Code requirementsThe zones in which the construction of a secondary suite is permitted are R-2, R-4, RM–1 and RM-2.Advertisementlast_img read more