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Archived - Nov 09Vancouver introduces Empty Homes Tax framework as rental housing crisis persists

Vancouver will have an Empty Homes Tax in place by effective January 1, 2017, with staff reporting on the Tax’s next steps to Council on Tuesday.

Naloxone kit

Archived - Nov 08City and partners host Naloxone and overdose response training event

We are hosting with our partners a Naloxone and overdose response public training event on November 9 in response to the current public health crisis related to rising rates of overdose deaths across the province. Find out more.

Margaret Mitchell

Archived - Nov 08Margaret Mitchell honoured with Freedom of the City Award

Mayor Robertson and members of City Council presented former Member of Parliament and social activist Margaret Mitchell with the Freedom of the City award.

People in car at a gas station in the 1950s

Archived - Nov 04City of Vancouver Archives announces historical film screening

The seventh annual screening of historical films from the City of Vancouver Archives will be presented at the Vancity Theatre November 20 and 27.

Survivors Totem Pole

Archived - Nov 03Survivors Totem Pole set to rise in Pigeon Park with Park Board support

View the pole raising ceremony on Saturday at 11:30am. The Park Board supports the installation of Survivors Totem Pole symbolizing community resilience.

Soldier with horn at Remembrance Day ceremony

Archived - Nov 02Vancouver commemorates Remembrance Day

The City will host Remembrance Day ceremonies to recognize the contribution our veterans have made and to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of Canada at Victory Square.

Victory Square Remembrance Day ceremony

Archived - Nov 02Complimentary City parking for Veterans with plates

Vehicles with BC veteran licence plates will be exempt from parking fees at City of Vancouver parking meters, in EasyPark parkades, and surface lots, as well as in Park Board operated parking facilities for Veterans Week, November 4 to 11, 2016.

Encampment at 58 West Hastings

Archived - Nov 02City seeks to end encampment at 58 West Hastings

City staff are working with people remaining in the camp to relocate to safe and warm spaces in additional shelters.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Oct 25City continues with enforcement of illegal short-term rentals

We're enforcing hosts or listings with public impacts to ensure personal safety and prevent conversion of long-term rental units to visitor accommodation.

VanDusen Glow

Archived - Oct 24New VanDusen Glow in the Garden set to entertain this Halloween

Glow in the Garden will entertain you this Halloween with up to 1,000 pumpkins displayed throughout the week.

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