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Grandview plan

Archived - Jul 28Affordable housing top priority as Council approves new Grandview-Woodland Community Plan

​The Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood has a new community plan. Council approved a framework that will add family and non-market housing, protect and increase rental homes, improve community amenities, and preserve the unique vibe of Commercial Drive.

Park Board sprayer

Archived - Jul 28Battle of the bugs: Vancouver Park Board uses microscopic worm to fight chafer beetle pests

We're treating 31 sports fields with nematodes — microscopic roundworms that seek out and kill chafer beetle grubs — starting this week.

Brooklyn Bridge pop-up pool

Archived - Jul 26Vancouver Park Board one step closer to installing pop-up pool

Our first ever pop-up pool will provide you with more places to take a dip. It's slated to open in summer 2017 at a neighbourhood without an outdoor pool.

Apartment building

Archived - Jul 22Vancouver leads the Metro region in housing supply

It is expected that Vancouver will deliver over 22% of the total housing starts in Metro Vancouver in 2016, as well as almost half of the rental housing supply in the region. Find out more.

Play the Water Wise Challenge online game

Archived - Jul 21Take a break from PokemonGo to play the Water Wise Challenge as hot weather returns

Explore the journey of our treated drinking water and how to be water wise in your yard and garden in our new online game: the Water Wise Challenge.

Rows of mixed housing types for families

Archived - Jul 20Third party analysis shows 5,000+ short-term rentals in Vancouver

We're studying how short-term rentals affect the availability of rental housing. Take our survey about the pros and cons of short-term rentals.

The flag at City Hall is at half mast today.

Archived - Jul 15Marking the tragic events in Nice, France

The Canada flag on top of City Hall will fly at half-mast from now until sunset on July 18.

Arbutus Greenway illustration

Archived - Jul 15 Arbutus Corridor rail removal completing ahead of schedule

The removal of train rails and ties from the Arbutus Corridor was substantially completed this week, ahead of schedule. This paves the way for us to proceed, starting next week, with installation of a temporary asphalt pathway.

Deschner Lane House, the EnerGuide 2014 top laneway house

Archived - Jul 14Vancouver takes next step to advance Renewable City Strategy

This plan will eliminate emissions from new buildings by 2030 through energy efficiency and renewable energy, and is the next step to advance the Renewable City Strategy.

Cars parked on street

Archived - Jul 14Clarification of West End parking recommendations

Consultation, including open houses, will continue through the summer and a report will be presented to Council in the fall. We will consider your feedback before implementing any changes.

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