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Addressing homelessness

Archived - Apr 11Our next steps to address homelessness, help SRO tenants

We have increased our response to address homelessness in the past year, and will take even further action throughout 2017 as high housing costs, near-zero rental vacancy, and frozen welfare rates continue to impact residents.

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Archived - Apr 07Vancouverites share their ideas on what it means to live in Vancouver

Vancouverites share their ideas on what it means to live in Vancouver

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Archived - Apr 06Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services overdose response calls up 18% in March compared to February

VF&RS report overdose calls continue to rise. Councillor Jang presents to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs in Ottawa.

Aerial view of Woodwards building in DTES

Archived - Apr 06Downtown Eastside Plan update highlights ongoing progress for the community

We've been carrying out the DTES Plan for three years. Check our progress on investing in the DTES economy, community, culture, housing, and public spaces.

Chief Resilience Office Katie McPherson

Archived - Apr 04City launches partnership with 100 Resilient Cities and names first chief resilience officer

Katie McPherson will lead the development of the citywide Resilience Strategy to ensure our residents, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems can persist, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks Vancouver may experience.

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Archived - Mar 31Vancouver artists invited to create pieces to decorate utility boxes

Get the design criteria and requirements to apply to have your art appear on one of 30 utility boxes around the city.

Interactive artwork - poles that light up at night

Archived - Mar 29Vancouver non-profit organizations get a funding boost to support public art

Public art is getting a boost in Vancouver as we invest more than $500,000 to create opportunities for artists in Vancouver’s vibrant art scene.

New Jubilee House opens the doors to 162 new affordable homes for at risk and low-income residents

Archived - Mar 28Land exchange agreement relating to 1099 Richards and 508 Helmcken

Read the land exchange contract and development agreement between the City, Brenhill and 127 Society relating to 1099 Richards and 508 Helmcken.

Mom holds baby at kitchen sink while dad holding toddler looks in fridge

Archived - Mar 24New approach looks at building the right housing supply

We are pursuing several new priorities to deliver greater volumes and more varied housing supply across the city.

Parade in Chinatown celebrating V-J Day

Archived - Mar 21City launches Historical Discrimination Against People of Chinese Descent Advisory Group

The advisory group will provide input on the public consultation process and review the outcomes, propose wording for an official apology, and recommend next steps in support of reconciliation.

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