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Trees lining a street

May 03Park Board and City Grow the urban forest: 100,000 new trees and counting

We have passed the milestone of 100,000 new trees planted in Vancouver since 2010 and are closing in on the civic goal of 150,000 new trees by 2020.

vehicles and people along Granville Street

May 02City’s updated Liquor Policy increases support for local businesses, arts and cultural organizations, and public health and safety

Council has enacted bylaws to support businesses, promote public health, and align with provincial regulations by updating our Liquor Policy.

Homeless Count volunteer

May 01City releases 2018 Homeless Count results and presents actions for responding to homelessness

Homeless count results give insight as to who is experiencing homelessness, what services have been implemented, and efforts to add new affordable housing.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

May 01City of Vancouver celebrates one year as a Living Wage employer

In 2017, Vancouver became the largest city in Canada to be certified as a Living Wage employer and a year on they have recommitted to this minimum level of pay for both staff and externally contracted vendors.

Two toddlers and an adult woman in a Wee Expressions music class at the Creekside Community Recreation Centre.

Apr 25Living in an apartment with kids? Share your experiences

​The City is seeking input from apartment-dwelling families with children to help plan for spaces that better meet their needs.

Smart Cities street team interacting with people on the street

Apr 24Mobility the focus of Vancouver and Surrey's Smart-Cities idea

The cities of Vancouver and Surrey could implement Canada's first two collision-free corridors using autonomous vehicles and smart technologies for multi-modal transportation if selected by Infrastructure Canada to bring that idea to reality.

City Hall’s new air source heat pump

Apr 24City Hall’s new heat pump is more energy efficient, reduces GHGs, and saves taxpayer money in the process

To address the City’s target to reduce corporate carbon emissions by 33 percent below 2007 levels by 2020, City Hall is now using a zero emissions air source heat pump.

Sunset Beach Park

Apr 23Park Board statement on closure of Sunset Beach Park and field

The Park Board will attempt to have Sunset Beach Park and field open to the public by early June 2018.

Condos in Vancouver

Apr 23Empty Homes Tax to generate estimated $30 million

Vancouver's Empty Homes Tax, the first of its kind in North America, will generate an estimated $30 million in revenue to the City.

Chinese men in front of post office

Apr 22City Council apologizes to Chinese Community for past discrimination

Vancouver City Council delivered a formal apology for historical discrimination of Chinese residents in Vancouver.

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