Information released through requests for the current year

How we process and release FOI requests

In compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of British Columbia, information in the records that falls under an exception or exemption in the Act, such as personal and confidential information, is severed from the record or "blacked out". Severed information in a document displays as a gray box. The section(s) of the Act applied to the severed information is in red text in the upper left corner of the grey box. 

Beginning in 2016, we post all FOI responses with the exception of those that contain personal, third party, or City confidential information. We update releases monthly. The original request for records is contained in the response letter.

Information released in 2018

Documents and data are organized based on the date of released. Select the months below to see the information released.

Release date Record type Request
February 1, 2018 Other PDF file (275 KB) All records in the message tracking log files of City of Vancouver servers, maintained by City of Vancouver or its contractors related to
February 1, 2018 Other PDF file (273 KB) The daily calendar and agenda of former City of Vancouver planner Brian Jackson, between January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013.
February 2, 2018 Development/Licence Application PDF file (257 KB) Any requests from Hallmark Poultry Processors Ltd. to have exclusive access, or lease to the alleyway between Hastings and Franklin Streets.  Date range is September 1, 2017 to January 16, 2018.
February 2, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (290 KB) In regards to 6525 Oak Street, records on file including data from an upgrading and environmental clean-up done in 1993, referred to in a “Research Letter” dated March 11, 1996  from the City of Vancouver Permits and Licenses Department.
February 5, 2018 Mayor/Council​ PDF file (1.79 MB) Records regarding the opening of Parq Vancouver for the period of September 1, 2017 to October 6, 2017.
February 7, 2018 Other PDF file (378 KB) Records related to toxic substances and/or hazardous materials at Vancouver Firehall No. 10
February 8, 2018 Other PDF file (3.22 MB) Records regarding the large water-main break in or around 2009 on West 16th Avenue at approximately Arbutus Street, Vancouver.
February 8, 2018 Development/License Application PDF file (2.76 MB) Records relating to Development Permit Number DP-2017-00123 from October 5, 2016 to September 19, 2017.
February 9, 2018 Other PDF file (302 KB) Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Stanley Park Intergovernmental Committee Terms of Reference for 2017.
February 9, 2018 Other PDF file (83.8 KB) Submissions by City of Vancouver and Vancouver Economic Commission in response to the call for bids by the United Bid Committee, Canadian Soccer Association and their agents and representatives to host matches and related events for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
February 9, 2018 Other PDF file (10.8 MB) Environmental Test Hole Reports or other contamination investigation reports conducted underlying Renfrew Street by Keystone Environmental from January 1, 2015 to  November 14, 2017.
February 9, 2018 Other PDF file (6 MB) Records regarding COV workers involved in confiscation, clean up, disposal, and storage of property found in public spaces belonging to people with no fixed address.
February 9, 2018 Other PDF file (340 KB) Records regarding the Vacancy Tax By-Law No. 16774 from January 1, 2016 to December 14, 2017.
February 14, 2018 Other PDF file (1.58 MB) Records regarding a meeting/conference call held on or about October 4, 2017 about the Viaducts.
February 14, 2018

Other PDF file (13 MB)

Other PDF file (15 MB)

Any and all reports regarding the most-recent detailed structural and seismic inspections of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts.
February 14, 2018 Other PDF file (319 KB) Total number of catch basins cleaned for each of 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
February 14, 2018 Other PDF file (5.50 MB) Contracts and invoices between the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Film School and Mimic Performance Capture Inc. regarding the lease of a City-owned building in Gastown and also the lease of a "36, 000-square-foot studio".
February 15, 2018 Other PDF file (2.23 MB) Reports, correspondence and work orders about the removal, storage and replacement of the city hall north plaza's ceremonial flagpole.
February 19, 2018 Other PDF file (4.20 MB) Documentation of options (land swap, purchase, other) discussed between the City of Vancouver and partners and Beedie as mentioned in this memo PDF file (38.20 KB)
February 19, 2018 Other PDF file (4.10 MB) In relation to a Memorandum by Gil Kelly dated October 27, 2017: Records of the discussion between the City of Vancouver, BC Housing and Beedie Development Group.
February 20, 2018

Development/License Application PDF file (10 MB)

Development/License Application PDF file (11 MB)

Development/License Application PDF file (17 MB)

Information and records in the possession of the City of Vancouver pertaining to the Langara West development.
February 21, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (918 KB) Any information on complaints, fines, and filings from patrons and neighbours regarding restaurant/bar operations located at 53 West Broadway.
February 21, 2018 Financial/Agreement PDF file (378 KB) Number of parking tickets that were issued from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.
February 21, 2018 Other PDF file (4.65 MB) Records regarding the November 23, 2017 announcement and news conference about the Housing Vancouver strategy.
February 22, 2018 Other PDF file (3.05 MB) Written and email responses by community members for the 4410 Kaslo St Temporary Modular Housing Community Information Sessions on December 13 & 14, 2017.
February 22, 2018 Mayor/Council PDF file (6.25 MB) All communications to and from the Office of the Mayor and all briefing notes prepared for the Mayor and/or City Manager that refer to Amazon.
February 23, 2018 Other PDF file (317 KB) All communications records between City of Vancouver employees and representatives of Burgess Cawley Sullivan Associates, (aka "BC Property Taxco").
February 27, 2018 Other PDF file (359 KB) The total amount in fees paid by the City of Vancouver and/or Vancouver Park Board to its own legal team to fight the Vancouver Aquarium's challenge of its cetacean bylaw.
Release date Record type Request
January 3, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (321 KB) Records relating to property located at 2801-2809 West 16th Ave, Vancouver
January 5, 2018 Other PDF file (753 KB) Records regarding complaints relating to the Ira Thai Massage business at 416-1450 Chestnut St. 
January 10, 2018

Other  (12,3 MB)

Other PDF file (12,MB) 

Other  (10.2 MB)


Any records regarding complaints, investigations and enforcement actions at 525, 555, and 575 East 5th Ave before and up to November 16, 2017.
January 12, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (430 KB) Any complaints sent to 311 against the building at 660 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver from January 1, 2011 to December 15, 2017.
January 15, 2018 Financial/Agreement PDF file (430 KB) Monthly revenue for September, October, November and December 2017 for Parking Meters, Coins, and Pay By Phone revenue. 
January 16, 2018 Other PDF file (304 KB) Copies of all general communications between COV and selected landholders regarding temporary modular housing from January 1, 2017 to November 14, 2017.
January 17, 2018 Other PDF file (4500 KB) Records containing the words "Thinkpol" or "ThinkPol" or "" from September 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017.
January 17, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (806 KB) A copy of a City of Vancouver Inspection results conducted on October 18, 2017 at 1235 West 70th Ave regarding illegal suites. Letter issued on December 6, 2017.
January 17, 2018 Other PDF file (324 KB) Oil Tank Removal Permit and Report for 2966 West 4th Ave, Vancouver (Permit Number FI401848) from January 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014.
January 18, 2018 Other PDF file (4800 KB) Records regarding the production of Deadpool 2 for the period of June 1, 2017 to October 11, 2017. 
January 18, 2018 Street/Traffic PDF file (4976 KB) Records pertaining to enforcement and education of the City of Vancouver Motor Vehicle Noise and Emission Abatement Bylaw 9344. 
January 19, 2018 Development/License Application PDF file (432 KB) Development permits issued and rejected for multi-purpose units both rental and for sale from January 1,2010 to December 31,2017.
January 24, 2018 Other PDF file (349 KB) Names of the various teams, leagues, groups, clubs, organizations, or individuals that have scheduled use of Strathcona Park for various activities and events from January 1,2015 to December 31, 2017.
January 24, 2018

Other PDF file (24 MB) Part 1

Other PDF file (14 MB) Part 2

Copy of the report, "Vancouver Arterial Noise Study" prepared by Wakefield Acoustics for City of Vancouver on April 23, 2015. 
January 24, 2018 Other PDF file (40 KB) Records related to a speech given by Mark Carney to the Vancouver Board of Trade in June 2011 regarding the housing market in Canada. 
January 26, 2018 Other PDF file (324 KB) The City's final proposal to Amazon for HQ2
January 26, 2018 Other PDF file (332 KB) Regarding the Amazon HQ2 RFP, A copy of the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Economic Commission proposal. 
January 29, 2018 Other PDF file (339 KB) All funds or services given to the Vancouver Pride Society from the City Of Vancouver
January 29, 2018 Other PDF file (332 KB) A copy of revenue and expense statements for the Heather Street Marina from January 1, 2001 to December 20, 2017
January 29, 2018 Other/property related PDF file (276 KB)  Records related to the following properties: 714 Cambie street, 110 West Georgia st, 132 West Georgia St, and 180 West Georgia St. 

Information released in previous years

Since 2016, we post all FOI releases except for requests for records and responses that contain personal and confidential information.

From 2011 to 2015, we posted FOI releases when there was public interest in the subject matter of the records.

View previous releases