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Vancouver Christmas Market

Thu, Nov 26, 11:00am–9:00pm

VSO Tea & Trumpets

Thu, Nov 26, 2:00pm–3:15pm

Art gallery north plaza open house

Thu, Nov 26, 5:00pm–8:00pm

Vancouver Opera: Dark Sisters

Thu, Nov 26, 7:30pm–9:30pm

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Vancouver taking 100 per cent renewable leadership to Paris for COP21

Nov 26, 2015 – Join the City and 200+ local businesses in supporting stronger action on climate change and shifting to 100 per cent renewable energy. Sign the climate pledge today.

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Draft 2016 Budget and Five-Year Financial Plan released today

Nov 26, 2015 – Today we released the proposed 2016 Budget, outlining how tax dollars and user fees will be invested across City programs and services to support businesses and residents.

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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.

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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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