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Illustration of social housing building at 124 Dunlvey

Sep 19Almost 500 units of new social and family housing to be added through upcoming rezonings

We are on track to add 390 new social housing units after several rezoning proposals were referred today by City Council to public hearing in October.

Downtown Vancouver with cyclists

Sep 19City's Green Goals will create savings for residents, businesses

The City of Vancouver’s plan to phase out fossil fuels as part of the Greenest City Action Plan will save Vancouver households and businesses money in energy costs.

greenest-city-2020

Sep 18City kicks off Climate Week

Today marks the first day of Climate Week 2017 and Vancouver has made significant progress towards its Greenest City Action Plan 2020 targets.

A large group of people in the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver.

Sep 15Mayor Robertson invites all communities to Walk for Reconciliation

Join Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and thousands of people of all backgrounds in the Walk for Reconciliation on Sunday, September 24. Meet at 9:30am at the intersection of West Georgia and Cambie Streets.

Adanac Bikeway

Sep 132017 summer sees record cycling volumes on five major bike routes across Vancouver

This July and August, Vancouver saw record cycling volumes on five of the city’s 10 fully protected bike routes.

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Sep 12City of Vancouver reports 23 suspected overdose deaths in August

Vancouver Police Department reported a suspected twenty three overdose deaths during the month of August, a slight increase from the eighteen deaths confirmed in July by the BC Coroners Service.

Bins of used single coffee cups

Sep 12Businesses, industry invited to provide input on Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy

The City of Vancouver is inviting businesses and industry representatives to provide feedback as we develop a Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy.

King tide in Vancouver

Sep 08Global experts to help Vancouver prepare for flood-related impacts of sea level rise

To support Vancouver's response to sea level rise and managing coastal floods, global and local experts on climate change will visit our city over the coming months to discuss climate impacts on coastal areas.

Microphone from speaker's point of view looking at audience

Sep 08Nomination period for candidates now closed

Twenty-eight candidates have filed their nomination papers to run in the October 14 by-election. The nomination period closed at 4:00pm today.

People cycling on the protected bike lane near Point Grey Road at Macdonald Street

Sep 07Point Grey section of 28km Seaside Greenway now complete

Residents are invited to a casual family-friendly celebration this Saturday, September 9 in Volunteer Park from 12:00pm to 3:00pm to mark the completion of the Point Grey section of the Seaside Greenway.

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