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Jun 23Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

A report coming to Council next week outlines next steps for the implementation of a tax on empty homes.

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Jun 23City takes actions to enhance openness and transparency

We will be acting on all 12 recommendations outlined by the Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner in its audit and compliance report "City of Vancouver Duty to Assist".

Canada Day events

Jun 23Canada Day weekend holiday closures

Vancouver City Hall is closed Friday, July 1, 2016 for Canada Day. Get holiday hours for all facilities including community centres, fitness centres, rinks, and pools.

Langara Golf Course

Jun 23Langara Golf Course – the oldest public golf course in BC – celebrates its 90th birthday on June 26

Langara Golf Course, the oldest public golf course in BC, turns 90 this weekend and we're celebrating with prizes, a history talk, and some employee recognition.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival at 800 Robson

Jun 22Jazz Fest is coming to Robson Square

On June 24, 2016, 800 Robson Street will be closed to vehicle traffic, as the organizers of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival begin to set up for performances starting on June 25th.

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Jun 22Due to a possible postal disruption, choose other options than mail

In the event of a possible Canada Post service disruption, there are many options available to ensure payments are received by the City on time. Property taxes are due July 5.

Oil tanker in Burrard Inlet © Elise DeCola

Jun 20City launches judicial review of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion

We've asked the Federal Court of Appeal to review the National Energy Board's conditional recommendation of Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion that was invalid and unlawful.

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Jun 15Innovation Fund investments to support St. Paul’s Mental Health Hub and Healthy City goals

Today, City staff will be presenting a report to Council recommending investments from the Innovation Fund to support much needed projects ranging from a civic Solutions Lab to a St. Paul’s Mental Health Hub.

Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre

Jun 14Vancouver Park Board approves existing site for new Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre

We'll start a community engagement and planning process for the renewed community centre and aim to start construction in 2018.

Vigil for victims of Orlando attack

Jun 13City honours memory of victims in Orlando, Florida

City Hall flies the pride flag at half-mast and is lit with pride flag colours at night in memory of Orlando victims and in support of the LGBTQ community.

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