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City crews prepare for winter weather

Nov 25, 2015 – Find out our priority locations for clearing snow and ice, and get tips to prepare for winter weather.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Extra shelter spaces open due to cold weather alert

Nov 24, 2015 – Cold weather is forecast for Vancouver November 24 and 29. The City has activated the Assistance to Shelter Act for police to assist persons at risk due to extreme weather conditions. Find extra shelter spaces here.

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Vancouver's business property tax regime ranked high for transparency and simplicity

Nov 24, 2015 – The C.D. Howe Institute ranks Vancouver's business property tax regime with an "A" in transparency and a "B" in simplicity.

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Grinch tries to steal Christmas, but the show will go on!

Nov 23, 2015 – The Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park is forging ahead for the 18th year in a row, running November 26 to January 2.

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