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Archived - Jul 21City seeks approval for $600,000 in funding to assist with overdose crisis

This funding will help groups on the front lines of the opioid crisis to address key needs found through consultation and public safety data monitoring.

Chief Planner Gil Kelley speaks to the media about housing options for single-family neighbourhoods while Mayor Gregor Robertson watches

Archived - Jul 21City proposes new incentives to deliver more housing options in single-family neighbourhoods

The changes would allow duplexes, coach homes, laneway, and other infill options – to rent and own – in Vancouver's low-density neighbourhoods.

Balmoral Hotel sideview of building

Archived - Jul 20Update on the Balmoral Hotel

After completing an inspection of the Balmoral Hotel on July 14 to assess the shoring and stabilization of the building, the City's Chief Building Official has deemed the building to be stabilized to the City's satisfaction.

Mobi bike

Archived - Jul 18Celebrating one year of public bike share in Vancouver

One year ago on July 20th, the City of Vancouver launched the city’s first public bike share program in partnership with Vancouver Bike Share: Mobi by Shaw Go.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Jul 17City of Vancouver prepares for upcoming by-election this fall

On July 26, Vancouver City Council is expected to appoint the Chief Election Officer who is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the election. The Chief Election Officer’s primary role is to implement the by-election, ensure the integrity of the voting process and voter anonymity, and to encourage democratic participation.

On-street recycling station

Archived - Jul 17City making it easier to recycle while out and about

This summer, the City is expanding on-street recycling options throughout downtown Vancouver to help keep our streets clean, litter-free, and vibrant.

Checking blood pressure

Archived - Jul 1425 overdose deaths reported for the month of June in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Department reported that Vancouver saw a total of 25 suspected overdose deaths during the month of June, a slight drop from the 30 deaths reported by the BC Coroner for May.

Knight Street upgrade

Archived - Jul 11Knight Street infrastructure upgrades complete

Work to update aging water mains, separate the sewer system, and enhance safety along the S-Curve on Knight Street from 12th to 37th Avenue is now complete.

Home and a monthly calendar with fewer than 30 days marked

Archived - Jul 11Vancouver takes steps towards legalizing short-term rentals

Short-term rentals could be allowed in principal residences for periods of less than 30 days at a time, if Council approves the proposed rules at a public hearing in fall 2017.

Park Ranger

Archived - Jul 07Hot times, summer in the city

The summer sunshine makes Vancouver parks a perfect, summer playground. However, this weather increases the fire hazard in city parks.

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