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Heron on a rock in English Bay with a tanker in the background

Feb 05City asks NEB not to approve pipeline expansion

Our lawyers delivered our final oral argument to the National Energy Board in Calgary today on the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.

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Feb 05City’s credit outlook revised to positive on improving financial management practices

Our long-term credit and senior unsecured debt credit ratings, as well as short-term issuer credit rating were affirmed at AA+ and A-1+, respectively. This change follows an increase in credit rating from AA to AA+ in 2015.

Family Day is February 8, 2016

Feb 03Family Day holiday closures

Vancouver City Hall will be closed for the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 8 and will reopen on Tuesday, February 9 at 8:30 am. Get holiday hours for all facilities including community centres, fitness centres, rinks, and pools.

The City’s Building Energy Retrofit Strategy targets the buildings that will most help to reduce these emissions.

Feb 03New fund to spur energy efficiency upgrades for buildings

The $1 million fund will support our work to carry out the Building Energy Retrofit Strategy to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Learn about the fund's first steps.

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Feb 02Vancouver Park Board wants nature in the city, not an urban jungle

Park Board has approved a comprehensive plan to increase the size and quality of Vancouver’s natural areas including forests, wetlands, streams, shorelines, and meadows.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Feb 01City to issue first Development Permits for medical marijuana-related businesses

Decisions are expected in February on the first Development Permit applications for medical marijuana-related retail uses submitted under our recently-adopted zoning regulations. Find out more.

Road barricades around a construction site

Jan 26Large infrastructure upgrades will enhance safety and improve water quality

This spring, we will continue replacing the water main on Pender Street and start infrastructure upgrades along the Burrard Corridor and Southwest Marine Drive.

Illustration of the new development at 288 East Hastings St

Jan 25Downtown Eastside Plan delivers first project with 60% social housing requirement

The City's Development Permit Board approved a new development in the DTES with 172 housing units. Learn about the building and housing requirements.

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Jan 19Vancouver takes next steps on Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report

We took further steps on our commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation, with Council approving to move forward on 41 actions as outlined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Jan 13Building permit values hit all-time record as Vancouver’s economic growth continues

The building permits we issued in 2015 hit a value of $3.2 billion, marking an all-time record in Vancouver’s growing economy.

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