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Archived - Feb 18Our proposed Urban Farming policy is going to Council for approval

A report to Council on February 23 recommends adopting an urban farming definition and regulations in the Zoning and Development Bylaw, and amending the License Bylaw to add an urban farming category. Find out more.

Illustration of the building for the rezoning at 1754-1772 Pendrell Street

Archived - Feb 16Court rules in favour of plans for 178 secured market rental housing units in the West End

Twenty-six of the units in the proposed rezoning of 1754-1772 Pendrell St would have rents secured for 30 years at 20% below the average market rent in the West End.

Vancouver Park Board Chair Sarah Kirby-Yung

Archived - Feb 15Park Board to Mayor: elected commissioners strongly oppose Sunset Beach Park as 4/20 location

Park Board Chair Kirby-Yung asked the Mayor for a meeting to identify together an alternate location for a safe and orderly 4/20 event.

Vancouver Public Library

Archived - Feb 15Watch TED2016 for free at select Vancouver locations

The Vancouver Public Library's Central, Kitsilano, and Renfrew branches and other locations are streaming the TED conference live February 15 to 19. Come watch amazing talks and performances about "dream", this year's conference theme.

Dancer

Archived - Feb 12City preserves St. James Community Square for community use

We have finalized the purchase of St. James Community Square yesterday to ensure community ownership of the facility and its continuation as a cultural community asset and thriving space for all ages.

Heron on a rock in English Bay with a tanker in the background

Archived - Feb 05City asks NEB not to approve pipeline expansion

Our lawyers delivered our final oral argument to the National Energy Board in Calgary today on the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.

The City’s Building Energy Retrofit Strategy targets the buildings that will most help to reduce these emissions.

Archived - Feb 03New fund to spur energy efficiency upgrades for buildings

The $1 million fund will support our work to carry out the Building Energy Retrofit Strategy to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Learn about the fund's first steps.

Heron

Archived - Feb 02Vancouver Park Board wants nature in the city, not an urban jungle

Park Board has approved a comprehensive plan to increase the size and quality of Vancouver’s natural areas including forests, wetlands, streams, shorelines, and meadows.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Feb 01City to issue first Development Permits for medical marijuana-related businesses

Decisions are expected in February on the first Development Permit applications for medical marijuana-related retail uses submitted under our recently-adopted zoning regulations. Find out more.

Road barricades around a construction site

Archived - Jan 26Large infrastructure upgrades will enhance safety and improve water quality

This spring, we will continue replacing the water main on Pender Street and start infrastructure upgrades along the Burrard Corridor and Southwest Marine Drive.

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