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Rows of mixed housing types for families

May 26City invites public to join the big conversation to help shape new housing strategy

We launched our public consultation process to collect feedback about the proposed priorities and actions to address the housing affordability crisis.

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May 26Four overdose deaths recorded last week in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Department reported four overdose deaths for the week of May 15, bringing the total to a record estimate of 158 deaths so far this year.

Park Board staff cleaning up the field at Sunset Beach Park after the 4/20 marijuana event

May 25Statement on costs of 4/20 protest events at Sunset Beach Park and Vancouver Art Gallery

The City of Vancouver, Park Board, and Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have reviewed all costs associated with the 4/20 cannabis protest events.

May 25Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) to enable 1350+ new affordable rental homes

Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) to enable 1,350+ new affordable rental homes. City contributing eight sites to be rented at below market rate.

City of Vancouver's official City Bird, the Anna's Hummingbird.

May 18Anna's Hummingbird named Vancouver's official City Bird

Anna's Hummingbird proved to resonate most with voters, taking 3,450 of the 8,259 votes cast, to become Vancouver's official City Bird.

Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

May 18City supports making drug checking widely available as overdose deaths continue

The City strongly supports scaling up access to drug testing technology following a recent pilot project at Insite.

Kitsilano Beach

May 18Victoria Day weekend holiday closures

Vancouver City Hall is closed Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. Get holiday hours for all facilities including community centres, fitness centres, rinks, and pools.

Doors of Vancouver City Hall

May 18Statement from City regarding court’s decision on 950 Main Street

We are concerned by the implications of the Court’s decision on 950 Main Street and are reviewing our options.

Vancouver Aquarium Pool

May 16Park Board approves amendments to Park Control Bylaw governing cetaceans

The Park Board has approved and enacted amendments to bylaws governing importation and display of live cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park.

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May 12First week of May sees 168 overdose response calls to VFRS

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 168 overdose response calls for the first week of May.

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