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Archived - Nov 232017 Budget invests in affordable housing and service improvements

Today we released our proposed $1.32 billion Operating Budget and $485 million Capital Budget for 2017.

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Archived - Nov 21City completes sale enabling 152 units of new affordable housing

We sold 601 Beach Crescent to Pinnacle to develop and transfer "turnkey" affordable housing units to us.

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Archived - Nov 17 Vancouver approves Empty Homes Tax in effort to increase rental housing supply

Council has approved a program that will introduce a 1% tax on empty homes. Most Vancouver homeowners, including snowbirds, will not have to pay the Tax. Find out more.

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Archived - Nov 17Council approves two innovative green proposals

Learn about our new Electric Vehicle Ecosystem Strategy and renewed Greenest City Fund that will help Vancouver become the world's greenest city by 2020.

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Archived - Nov 17Council approves new parking program

Learn about changes to parking rates for metered street parking, based on demand for parking spaces during the daytime and evening.

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Archived - Nov 10City invites Heritage Award nominations for outstanding conservation efforts

Tell us about people and organizations that further the goal of heritage conservation, awareness, or other efforts in Vancouver.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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