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Knight Street upgrade

Jul 11Knight Street infrastructure upgrades complete

Work to update aging water mains, separate the sewer system, and enhance safety along the S-Curve on Knight Street from 12th to 37th Avenue is now complete.

Home and a monthly calendar with fewer than 30 days marked

Jul 11Vancouver takes steps towards legalizing short-term rentals

Short-term rentals could be allowed in principal residences for periods of less than 30 days at a time, if Council approves the proposed rules at a public hearing in fall 2017.

Vancouver Mayor talking to children at Arbutus Greenway

Jul 10Celebration of the Arbutus Greenway temporary path

On Saturday afternoon, Mayor Gregor Robertson and Jerry Dobrovolny joined the community to celebrate the Arbutus Greenway temporary path.

Park Ranger

Jul 07Hot times, summer in the city

The summer sunshine makes Vancouver parks a perfect, summer playground. However, this weather increases the fire hazard in city parks.

Vancouver's John Hendry Park

Jul 07Park Acquisition Strategy and 3030 Victoria Drive

Get an update on the status of 3030 Victoria Drive, a City property intended to expand John Hendry Park (Trout Lake).

Man with clipboard speaking to a woman in a garden

Jul 06Is your irrigation system working as it should?

Register for a free residential irrigation assessment pilot program to help you irrigate your lawn and garden more efficiently this summer.

People cycling on the 10th Avenue Corridor near Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Jul 05Walk, bike, and roll to community events this summer

With summer officially upon us and over a dozen events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to walk, bike, and roll to get around town.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Jul 05City introduces regulations for short-term rentals

Vancouver City staff are proposing a new regulatory framework for short-term rentals - including Airbnb, Expedia and others - that will protect long-term rental housing supply while enabling supplemental income for local residents.

Robson and Bute plaza - people sitting on benches and people at picnic tables with umbrellas

Jul 04Trial plaza opens at Bute and Robson

Opened just in time for Canada Day on July 1, the plaza at Bute and Robson will remain open until October 16.

Empty room

Jun 30Important information on the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax

Residential property owners should be reminded that non-principal residences must be occupied by a tenant for six months in 2017, or qualify for one of the exemptions to avoid being subject to the tax.

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