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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.

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Archived - Nov 28City breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace

On November 28 we broke ground on the innovative Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace, which will provide 31 new homes for single mothers and their children.

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.

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Archived - Nov 22Canada's new National Housing Strategy an opportunity to address housing crisis

Get the highlights of our recommendations to the National Housing Strategy, and read our full submission to the national Let's Talk Housing consultation.

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Archived - Nov 21City completes sale enabling 152 units of new affordable housing

We sold 601 Beach Crescent to Pinnacle to develop and transfer "turnkey" affordable housing units to us.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Archived - Nov 17City and Province partner on winter shelter plan

We are helping fund 192 shelter spaces for homeless people until March or April that include meals, health services, and help to find permanent housing.

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