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Empty room

Archived - Nov 09Vancouver introduces Empty Homes Tax framework as rental housing crisis persists

Vancouver will have an Empty Homes Tax in place by effective January 1, 2017, with staff reporting on the Tax’s next steps to Council on Tuesday.

Burrard Bridge

Archived - Nov 08Installation of heritage-style lamp posts and suicide prevention fencing on Burrard Bridge starts this week

Construction of new heritage-style lamp posts and installation of new suicide prevention fencing will begin this November on the west side of the Burrard Bridge.

Naloxone kit

Archived - Nov 08City and partners host Naloxone and overdose response training event

We are hosting with our partners a Naloxone and overdose response public training event on November 9 in response to the current public health crisis related to rising rates of overdose deaths across the province. Find out more.

Margaret Mitchell

Archived - Nov 08Margaret Mitchell honoured with Freedom of the City Award

Mayor Robertson and members of City Council presented former Member of Parliament and social activist Margaret Mitchell with the Freedom of the City award.

Victory Square Remembrance Day ceremony

Archived - Nov 02Complimentary City parking for Veterans with plates

Vehicles with BC veteran licence plates will be exempt from parking fees at City of Vancouver parking meters, in EasyPark parkades, and surface lots, as well as in Park Board operated parking facilities for Veterans Week, November 4 to 11, 2016.

Encampment at 58 West Hastings

Archived - Nov 02City seeks to end encampment at 58 West Hastings

City staff are working with people remaining in the camp to relocate to safe and warm spaces in additional shelters.

Mobi bike

Archived - Oct 28Mobi bike share passes 100,000 rides milestone

Vancouver’s Mobi bike share program hit a significant milestone this week after passing the 100,000 rides mark in just three months. Join Mobi today!

Sea level rise in Vancouver related to climate change

Archived - Oct 27Vancouver proactively plans for sea level rise over the next century

Get an update on our preparations for sea level rise and coastal flooding risks, as part of our Climate Change Adaptation Strategy.

VanDusen Glow

Archived - Oct 24New VanDusen Glow in the Garden set to entertain this Halloween

Glow in the Garden will entertain you this Halloween with up to 1,000 pumpkins displayed throughout the week.

Artist's rendering of the temporary modular homes by Horizon North

Archived - Oct 24Get a firsthand look inside temporary modular housing

Tour a sample modular home that will be built in early 2017 for people on low/fixed incomes, as part of Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency’s pilot project.

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