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Christmas Day and New Years Day holiday closures

Dec 14, 2017 – Vancouver City Hall is closed from Monday, December 25, 2017 to Monday, January 1, 2018. Get holiday hours for all facilities including community centres, fitness centres, rinks, and pools.

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City urges homeowners to make their Empty Homes Tax declaration

Dec 14, 2017 – Declarations can be made online, in person at City Hall, and over the phone by calling 3-1-1.

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Council approves funding to extend legacy and spirit of Canada 150+ program

Dec 13, 2017 – City Council approved $350,000 in funding from the City of Vancouver Innovation Fund for collaboration with First Nations and urban Indigenous communities in support of arts and culture programs.

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Mayor and Council approve 2018 Budget

Dec 12, 2017 – For 2018, we're investing in affordable housing, homelessness support, opioid crisis response, childcare, police officers, utilities, and transportation.

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Over 426 orders issued against Sahota family for Regent and Balmoral hotels

Dec 12, 2017 – The City is continuing efforts to step-up enforcement in Single Room Occupancy hotels, with actions taken against the Regent and Balmoral hotels.

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