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A warmer climate with more frequent extreme events and rainfall in Vancouver will have implications for how much we heat, cool and protect our homes.

Archived - Sep 23Clarification of our position on natural gas

We are not banning the use of natural gas, despite claims to the contrary in a misinformed opinion piece in The Province newspaper. Learn more.

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Archived - Sep 21New Start launches for immigrants and refugees in Vancouver

Today staff introduced the New Start Strategy to City Council, laying out 28 priority actions for effective settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees in Vancouver over the next decade.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Sep 21Vancouver to become first major city in Canada certified as living wage employer

Council has approved pursuing Living Wage Employer certification for all City employees and sub-contractors to be compensated at or above Metro Vancouver's living wage rate of $20.64 per hour.

Empty room

Archived - Sep 20Proposed Empty Homes Tax approved to go to public consultation

Today, Council took next steps on a proposed new Empty Homes Tax to help relieve pressure on the rental housing market. Find out how you can participate in the consultation process.

Seniors playing cards

Archived - Sep 20Park Board takes steps towards second seniors’ centre in southeast Vancouver

At a Board meeting last night, Vancouver Park Board directed staff to investigate potential sites for a seniors’ centre near Sunset Community Centre.

First Nations art in Vancouver City Council

Archived - Sep 19First Nations art installations unveiled at City Hall

In partnership with the three host First Nations: Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh, we unveiled three permanent art installations at City Hall today.

West End memorial to honour sex workers unveiled

Archived - Sep 16West End memorial to honour sex workers unveiled

West End Sex Workers Memorial Committee unveils a memorial at the corner of Jervis and Pendrell Streets to honour the lives of sex workers.

Kids

Archived - Sep 13Strathcona breakfast program serves over 11,000 meals in five months

Today Mayor Robertson joined local students and family members at the Strathcona Community Centre Association breakfast program, where over 11,000 meals were served to local students and family members from January 1 to May 31, 2016.

Tree sale

Archived - Sep 13Help us grow our urban forest, one $10 tree at a time

The Vancouver Park Board is again selling trees online to Vancouver residents for $10 starting September 12.

Northeast False Creek

Archived - Sep 08Public engagement begins for Northeast False Creek Area Plan

We are taking the next step in planning for a more integrated neighbourhood in Northeast False Creek that will become a vibrant waterfront events district with a beautiful destination park. Learn about the details and how you can participate in the development of the area.

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