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Drop, cover, and hold on infographic: people icon dropping to the floor, covering their head and getting under and holding a table

Oct 17Shaking up the earthquake myths

To mark Shake Out Day on Thursday, October 18, we are hosting a free screening of Hollywood blockbuster 'San Andreas'-complete with live scientific commentary.

Close-up of Vancouver City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Oct 17Sunset Community Centre voting extended for 15 minutes on October 16

Voting was extended for 15 minutes at Sunset Community Centre on October 16, due to a fire alarm going off in the building at 7:45pm.

View of False Creek from under Cambie Street Bridge with caption: Vancouver votes

Oct 16Last day of advance voting is tomorrow, October 17

Get details on voting places, planning for the random ballot, accessibility, and more.

Blanket pin depicting a smə́q̓ʷaʔ (heron) found at c̓əsnaʔəm. Image courtesy of Laboratory of Archaeology at UBC.

Oct 16Portion of c̓əsnaʔəm village and burial site returned to Musqueam Indian Band

The City of Vancouver has returned a parcel of land located at 8902 Milton Street in present day Marpole to the Musqueam Indian Band.

Mural with caption: Vancouver votes

Oct 12Make your vote count

Follow our tips to plan your vote, avoid lineups, practice voting, and more.

Close-up of City Hall with caption: Vancouver votes

Oct 12Statement on WeChat messages and alleged vote buying

We are aware of messages circulating on WeChat from the Canada Wenzhou Friendship Society that appear to offer money in exchange for voting in Richmond, Burnaby, and Vancouver.

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Oct 12First week of October sees five suspected overdose deaths in Vancouver

In the first week of October, five people lost their lives to a suspected overdose in Vancouver.

Children holding hands walking away from camera with caption: Vancouver votes

Oct 11Vote this weekend - and don't forget to take the kids with you

Vancouver's youngsters get to have their say through the new Kids Vote program on October 13 and 14 at all advance voting places.

An artist's rendering of the temporary modular housing at 898 Main St

Oct 09More than 600 temporary modular homes approved in Vancouver

In just one year, the City of Vancouver and BC Government have approved more than 600 new temporary modular homes for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver.

Marina with caption: Vancouver votes

Oct 09Advance voting for city election starts October 10

Eight days of advance voting takes place at 12 locations.

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