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Archived - Nov 15Voting hours extended at 4 out of 117 voting locations

The 2014 municipal election in the City of Vancouver has had a very significant turnout in voters. We have received a number of questions in regard to the closing of polls. The Vancouver Charter and the City Election Bylaw governs these procedures.

Vancouver Votes - Woman on street

Archived - Nov 14Polls open November 15 for Vancouver 2014 Municipal Election Day voting

Voting opens for election day, November 15, at nearly 120 locations across Vancouver from 8:00am to 8:00pm at community and cultural centres, churches, the Vancouver Art Gallery, and Oakridge and International Village malls.

Vancouver Votes - people at computer

Archived - Nov 13Advance voting polls are now closed

The advance voting polls closed on November 12. Your next opportunity to vote is on the official election day, Saturday, November 15 from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Nov 07Our response to the passing of Bill C-36

The City is concerned with the passing of Bill C-36, Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, as research confirms that criminalization of sex work puts those involved in sex work at further risk of increased violence.

The City is daylighting streams that have been covered, filled, and diverted.

Archived - Nov 05Chum salmon return to spawn in Still Creek

For a third year in a row, following concerted rewilding and conservation efforts, you can view the chum salmon who have returned to Still Creek. Salmon returned in 2012 for the first time in nearly 80 years and have continued their annual return since then.

Voting location

Archived - Nov 04Eight days of advance voting begins today

Starting today, you can vote in the Vancouver 2014 Municipal Election on one of eight advance voting days at one of eight locations across the city.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Nov 04CP Rail agrees to cease work on Arbutus corridor

The City has reached an agreement with CP Rail. CP Rail has commitment to cease all work on the Arbutus corridor until the City’s injunction application gets heard in court in December.

Raking leaves

Archived - Oct 20City’s annual leaves collection underway

Set out your leaves for collection. From October 1 to January 31, we collect unlimited quantities of leaves from residences that receive our Green Bin collection service.

Winter Response Shelters will help homeless people in Vancouver

Archived - Oct 10City marks Homelessness Action Week – October 12-18

Come out to a series of events and initiatives that benefit the homeless and raise awareness of homelessness issues at the ninth annual Homelessness Action Week from October 12-18.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Oct 10119 candidates file for 27 local government positions

A total of 119 candidates, the largest number since 2002 (also 119), filed their nomination documents by the 4:00pm deadline for 27 positions on Vancouver City Council, the Park Board, and Vancouver School Board.

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