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Mar 29 — Park Board salutes health care workers with 12-pound cannon boom at 7pm, altering schedule of iconic Nine O’clock Gun
The Park Board is thanking health care workers by altering the schedule of the iconic Nine O’clock Gun to fire at 7pm.
The referral system will connect essential service workers with licensed childcare providers for childcare during this public health crisis.
Mar 27 — City suspends business licence, checks nearly 7,000 establishments for emergency order compliance
We suspended the business licence of a Tim Hortons location for 3 days due to violating orders that help combat the spread of coronavirus.
Vancouver City Councillors and 10 City advisory committees are holding special working sessions on responding to COVID-19.
Two emergency response centres are opening to create additional capacity and provide a safer place for those experiencing homelessness.
City of Vancouver staff have the ability to prosecute breaches of emergency orders, and the ability to issue tickets.
Mar 22 — Council to vote Monday on enhanced bylaw to provide for enforcement of emergency orders, limit spread of COVID-19
Businesses that remain open must ensure appropriate social distancing for staff and patrons, otherwise they will be closed and fined.
Parking lots at busy parks and beaches are closed due to insufficient social distancing. This includes Kits Beach, English Bay, and more.
The Park Board is closing its playgrounds across the city.
Mar 20 — City shuts down all restaurant table service, closes playgrounds, and creates dedicated COVID-19 task force
Today, the City of Vancouver is issuing an order to shut down all restaurant table service as of midnight on Friday, March 20, 2020.
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