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Helena Rose Gutteridge

Mar 08Vancouver's first female councillor honoured as City celebrates International Women's Day

More than 80 years after being elected to council, one of Vancouver's most remarkable women is being celebrated this International Women's Day.

West end of vancouver with snow capped mountains

Mar 07More than 98% of homeowners declared by Empty Homes Tax deadline

The Empty Homes Tax declaration period for 2017 closed on March 5, 2018, with a total of 183,911 declarations submitted, accounting for 98.85% of all residential property owners in Vancouver.

Rendering of 650 West 57th Ave

Mar 0639 units of temporary modular housing approved for Powell Street

The City of Vancouver's Director of Planning has approved the development permit for the construction of temporary modular housing at 525 Powell Street (formerly 501 Powell St.).

Cambie Corridor aerial view

Mar 06Proposed plan for Cambie Corridor Phase 3 to be presented at information sessions

The proposed plan, will tie the area together with more diverse housing options, increased job space, better connections for all modes of travel and improved public amenities.

Vancouver Park Board office in the fall

Mar 02Park Board appeals BC Supreme Court decision on bylaw amendment regarding cetaceans in parks

The Park Board has filed an appeal to a BC Supreme Court ruling on a bylaw amendment regarding cetaceans in parks.

Zero Waste Centre

Mar 01Vancouver Zero Waste Centre opens with more reuse and recycling options for residents

Starting this March, more items than ever can be dropped off for reuse and recycling at a new Zero Waste Centre in Vancouver.

Backyard Bird Garden at VanDusen Garden

Mar 01Nest big thing: new bird garden unveiled at VanDusen Botanical Garden

A new destination for birds and birders, the Backyard Bird Garden, has opened at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Feb 22Fewer than 4,000 homeowners yet to submit Empty Homes Tax declarations

With fewer than 4,000 residential property owners still required to submit Empty Homes Tax declarations, we have extended the declaration deadline to March 5 to ensure homeowners have been given every opportunity to comply with the new tax.

City of Vancouver staff sanding and salting roads

Feb 22City of Vancouver plans for ice and snow over the weekend

The City will be activating its Engineering Department Operations Centre in response to continuing cold weather and anticipated snow fall over the weekend.

Spanish Banks parking lot

Feb 19Park Board adjusts seasonal pay parking at Spanish Banks

The Park Board is modifying plans to introduce peak season pay parking at Spanish Banks beaches in consideration of the extensive amount of public feedback.

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