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People paddling a canoe during the Gathering of Canoes Festival

Jul 14Gathering of Canoes kicks off Canada 150+ signature events

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson joined 350 other paddlers in 30 canoes who traveled from Ambleside in West Vancouver to the shore at Vanier Park.

Vancouver's Culture Plan 2008-2018

Jul 12The City of Vancouver Approves Investments in Arts and Culture through Grant Programs

Continuing its support of a diverse and robust cultural ecology across Vancouver, the City announced today its annual investments in Cultural Infrastructure Grants and Theatre Rental Grants.

Home and a monthly calendar with fewer than 30 days marked

Jul 11Vancouver takes steps towards legalizing short-term rentals

Short-term rentals could be allowed in principal residences for periods of less than 30 days at a time, if Council approves the proposed rules at a public hearing in fall 2017.

Vancouver Mayor talking to children at Arbutus Greenway

Jul 10Celebration of the Arbutus Greenway temporary path

On Saturday afternoon, Mayor Gregor Robertson and Jerry Dobrovolny joined the community to celebrate the Arbutus Greenway temporary path.

Park Ranger

Jul 07Hot times, summer in the city

The summer sunshine makes Vancouver parks a perfect, summer playground. However, this weather increases the fire hazard in city parks.

People cycling on the 10th Avenue Corridor near Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Jul 05Walk, bike, and roll to community events this summer

With summer officially upon us and over a dozen events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to walk, bike, and roll to get around town.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Jul 05City introduces regulations for short-term rentals

Vancouver City staff are proposing a new regulatory framework for short-term rentals - including Airbnb, Expedia and others - that will protect long-term rental housing supply while enabling supplemental income for local residents.

Robson and Bute plaza - people sitting on benches and people at picnic tables with umbrellas

Jul 04Trial plaza opens at Bute and Robson

Opened just in time for Canada Day on July 1, the plaza at Bute and Robson will remain open until October 16.

Empty room

Jun 30Important information on the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax

Residential property owners should be reminded that non-principal residences must be occupied by a tenant for six months in 2017, or qualify for one of the exemptions to avoid being subject to the tax.

Thornton Park

Jun 30Canada Day Pot Protest to take place in downtown park despite lack of permit

On the day of the event, park rangers will monitor Thornton Park along with the many other events taking place in our parks on Canada Day. Vancouver Police officers will be on-site to manage traffic and keep the peace.

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