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Greenest City Scholars 2016

May 27Welcoming our 100th Greenest City Scholar this year

Since its inauguration seven years ago, the Greenest City Scholars Program has connected 100 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students with the City to perform meaningful research on sustainability initiatives.

Illustration of family-housing development at 2910 East Kent Ave S

May 25Vancouver Land Trust partnership to create 358 units of affordable housing on City-owned sites

Families and seniors in need of affordable housing will benefit from the new rental and co-op homes in Kensington and Killarney, available in 2017 and 2018.

Vancouver is part of 100 Resilient Cities

May 24City of Vancouver selected to join 100 Resilient Cities global network

City amongst final group of cities selected in competitive grant process, gaining access to international network of tools and partnerships to build resilience.

Introducing Mobi, bikes we share

May 20Introducing Mobi, bikes we share

The name selected for Vancouver’s new bike share program to launch this summer is Mobi (pronounced moe-bee). Discounted memberships available until June 30.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

May 19Medical marijuana-related businesses: permitting, licensing, and enforcement continues

We are making progress in the licensing process and are continuing to take enforcement action against Medical Marijuana-related Use (MMRU) stores operating outside of City bylaws. View updates.

Kits Pool

May 19It’s beach towel weather: Outdoor pools to open this weekend

The heated seaside pools open Saturday, May 21 at Kitsilano Beach Park, Second Beach in Stanley Park, and New Brighton ParkPark Board. Lifeguards and park rangers will be on duty.

Solar-powered garbage bin

May 18Enhancing waste collection and removal: Additional funding for Street Cleaning Grant Program approved

Council has approved a 50% increase to the annual Street Cleaning Grant Program, which provides funding to non-profit agencies to support litter collection in the Downtown East Side and Business Improvement Areas (BIAs).

Spanish Banks East Concession

May 18Surf, sand, sun and snacks: Park Board seeks your input to improve concession experience

The Vancouver Park Board has hired a consultant to develop a business strategy to improve concession food and beverages to better reflect Vancouver.

East Fraser land concept drawing

May 17Park Board approves contract for new parks in southeast Vancouver

The parks will link with trails along the Fraser River and create ecological connections to Everett Crowley Park and Fraserview Golf Course to the north.

House at 1550 West 29th Avenue

May 13Heritage Inspection Order issued for 1550 West 29th Avenue

Our Director of Planning has ordered a heritage inspection of the property located at 1550 West 29th Avenue. The action was taken to evaluate the home’s potential historic significance. This is the first time a Heritage Inspection has been ordered.

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