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1335 Howe Street

Sep 03Update on the reoccupation of supportive housing at 1335 Howe Street (former Quality Inn)

Residents return home today after building repairs from flooding. A temporary generator will supply power until damaged electrical transformers are fixed. To ease the transition home, tenants will receive support from the food bank and Vancouver Coastal Health.

Crews chipping fallen street trees after a storm

Sep 02Post-storm wood recovery and upcycling underway

Get an update on our clean-up effort. Find out how you can join the clean-up and get free drop-off at our Transfer Station. Also, get details on free wood chips and firewood.

People running on treadmills at a Vancouver Community Centre

Sep 01Labour Day holiday closure

Vancouver City Hall will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, September 7. Some Vancouver recreation facilities may also be operating under reduced hours during the long weekend.

Street-flooding

Aug 30Stormy weather: Vancouver clean-up in high gear

City of Vancouver and Park Board crews are working around the clock to respond to more than 1000 weather related calls of debris, damage and flooding after the worst storm in almost a decade blew through the region.

The Windstorm of 2006 devastated Stanley Park

Aug 30Post-storm clean up update

City and Park officials will be available to provide an update on the damage that was inflicted as well as on how the clean-up efforts are progressing.

Vancouver City Hall

Aug 28City of Vancouver receives 176 applications for medical marijuana-related businesses

Learn what happens next for applicants of medical marijuana-related businesses and compassion clubs.

Parklet

Aug 25Kick-back and relax at one of six Vancouver parklets

Our Parklet Pilot Program turns two! Celebrate our unique and dynamic spaces where sidewalks and seating extend over parking spaces. View a map and slideshow of parklet locations.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Aug 24Building permit values break records for first half of year

Construction and development dollars being invested in Vancouver have increased nearly 20% over record levels for the same period last year.

Bike counter at Burrard Bridge and Cornwall Avenue

Aug 20City celebrates one millionth cycle trip across Burrard Bridge in 2015

Join us at our celebration station at Burrard and Cornwall on August 20 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Guess the time of the millionth trip and you could win a prize.

Green Streets garden on a traffic circle

Aug 17Green Streets volunteers put the “green” in City streets

Find a greater sense of community, beautify our city, and meet new friends by volunteering to garden traffic-calmed spaces on neighbourhood streets.

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