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Holiday Heights

Dec 14Winter wonderland opens today at Bloedel Conservatory

Holiday Heights at Bloedel opens December 14, 2018!

Marijuana plants

Dec 14BC Supreme Court decision orders illegal marijuana dispensaries to shut down

The City is pleased with the BC Supreme Court decision ordering all illegal marijuana dispensaries named in the suit to shut down.

Ready for Anything – Winter Response Plan 2015/16

Dec 12City activates Departmental Operations Centre for anticipated heavy rainfall

Heavy rain forecasted by Environment Canada, the City will activate the Departmental Operations Centre this afternoon to respond to possible flooding.

The front door of a home with a key in the lock

Dec 10City sees steady progress in short-term rentals enforcement

Efforts by the City to remove illegal units from the short-term rental market are helping to provide more housing for long-term renters.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Dec 08Chelene Knight wins City of Vancouver’s 30th annual Book Award for Dear Current Occupant

Poet, Memorialist, Editor, and Programming Director Chelene Knight has been presented the prize for Dear Current Occupant (Book*hug).

Sea level rise in Vancouver related to climate change

Dec 06Vancouver takes next steps to prepare for climate change

City Council approved the forward looking recommendations made in the Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Update.

Leek House, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Dec 03Celebrate excellence in heritage conservation

The Heritage Awards will be presented in spring 2019. The awards are presented every other year, most recently in 2017.

Beds in a temporary shelter

Dec 03City opens warming centres as temperatures drop

In response to extreme cold weather, warming centres are set to open on Monday December 3 and Tuesday December 4 with possible extensions.

VanDusen FOL

Nov 30VanDusen Botanical Garden ready to bedazzle once again this holiday season

VanDusen Festival of Lights returns for the 34th year as Vancouver’s premier holiday lighting event.

Nov 29City releases first Empty Homes Tax Annual Report

The City of Vancouver has published an annual report for the first year of the Empty Homes Tax program, including an updated revenue estimate.

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