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2006 World Junior Championships hockey game

Archived - Dec 01Vancouver to co-host 2019 World Juniors

The world's most elite hockey players under age 20 will play the World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria December 26, 2018 to January 5, 2019.

Festival of Lights

Archived - Dec 01Vancouver Park Board delivers holiday magic … and a carousel ride … during Festival of Lights

The 32nd annual VanDusen Festival of Lights, Vancouver’s premier and longest running holiday event, runs nightly to January 2 (closed December 25).

sketch of Creekside Park

Archived - Nov 30Park Board selects internationally renowned landscape architect for new Northeast False Creek waterfront park

James Corner Field Operations will design the Creekside Park Extension to connect existing and emerging neighbourhoods with each other and the water.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Nov 29Statement on the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline approval

We are disappointed by today's Federal Government decision to approve the pipeline expansion project which is a step back for our environment and economy.

Abandoning mattresses and furniture in alleys is illegal. Photo ©gscameraworks.

Archived - Nov 23Enhanced street cleaning services aim to reduce illegal dumping and create a cleaner Vancouver

Council will vote on the 2017 Budget which includes investments in public realm cleanliness. These investments will be partially funded by a new Street Cleaning Utility fee.

Illustration of a brown character home fronted by small trees

Archived - Nov 18City looks for public input on retaining character homes while increasing housing choices

Learn about the Character Home Zoning Review and options for retaining character homes while creating more housing choices in single-family zoned areas.

Vacant apartment with blue walls and no furniture

Archived - Nov 17 Vancouver approves Empty Homes Tax in effort to increase rental housing supply

Council has approved a program that will introduce a 1% tax on empty homes. Most Vancouver homeowners, including snowbirds, will not have to pay the Tax. Find out more.


Archived - Nov 17Council approves two innovative green proposals

Learn about our new Electric Vehicle Ecosystem Strategy and renewed Greenest City Fund that will help Vancouver become the world's greenest city by 2020.

Pay Vancouver parking meters using your smartphone.

Archived - Nov 17Council approves new parking program

Learn about changes to parking rates for metered street parking, based on demand for parking spaces during the daytime and evening.

Hotel Georgia, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Archived - Nov 10City invites Heritage Award nominations for outstanding conservation efforts

Tell us about people and organizations that further the goal of heritage conservation, awareness, or other efforts in Vancouver.

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