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City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Jul 21City seeks approval for $600,000 in funding to assist with overdose crisis

This funding will help groups on the front lines of the opioid crisis to address key needs found through consultation and public safety data monitoring.

Chief Planner Gil Kelley speaks to the media about housing options for single-family neighbourhoods while Mayor Gregor Robertson watches

Archived - Jul 21City proposes new incentives to deliver more housing options in single-family neighbourhoods

The changes would allow duplexes, coach homes, laneway, and other infill options – to rent and own – in Vancouver's low-density neighbourhoods.

Housing Vancouver 2026

Archived - Jul 19Residents support City’s emerging housing directions to deliver more rental- and housing options across the city

You told us affordability is a top priority and our Housing Vancouver Strategy should prioritize housing based on what locals can afford.

Vancouver's John Hendry Park

Archived - Jul 18Rental of 3030 Victoria Drive

The Vancouver Park Board and the City of Vancouver will be making a property a 3030 Victoria Drive—purchased for future park expansion—available for rent.

On-street recycling station

Archived - Jul 17City making it easier to recycle while out and about

This summer, the City is expanding on-street recycling options throughout downtown Vancouver to help keep our streets clean, litter-free, and vibrant.

Checking blood pressure

Archived - Jul 1425 overdose deaths reported for the month of June in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Department reported that Vancouver saw a total of 25 suspected overdose deaths during the month of June, a slight drop from the 30 deaths reported by the BC Coroner for May.

People paddling a canoe during the Gathering of Canoes Festival

Archived - Jul 14Gathering of Canoes kicks off Canada 150+ signature events

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson joined 350 other paddlers in 30 canoes who traveled from Ambleside in West Vancouver to the shore at Vanier Park.

Vancouver's Culture Plan 2008-2018

Archived - Jul 12The City of Vancouver Approves Investments in Arts and Culture through Grant Programs

Continuing its support of a diverse and robust cultural ecology across Vancouver, the City announced today its annual investments in Cultural Infrastructure Grants and Theatre Rental Grants.

Knight Street upgrade

Archived - Jul 11Knight Street infrastructure upgrades complete

Work to update aging water mains, separate the sewer system, and enhance safety along the S-Curve on Knight Street from 12th to 37th Avenue is now complete.

Home and a monthly calendar with fewer than 30 days marked

Archived - Jul 11Vancouver takes steps towards legalizing short-term rentals

Short-term rentals could be allowed in principal residences for periods of less than 30 days at a time, if Council approves the proposed rules at a public hearing in fall 2017.

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