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Checking blood pressure

Aug 03Vancouver sees worst week of overdose deaths in 2018

Eleven people died of a suspected overdose between July 23 and July 29 showing that the overdose crisis continues to impact Vancouver at alarming rates.

Temporary modular housing unit

Aug 01Union St at Gore Ave being considered as a site for temporary modular housing

If approved, this newest site at 898 Main St would bring the City and the Province to their goal of 600 new temporary modular homes.

Carnegie Centre

Jul 27Carnegie Centre cafeteria renovations complete

The Carnegie Centre cafeteria reopened its doors earlier this month after undergoing extensive renovations.

Duplex

Jul 26Making Room Program duplex proposal referred to public hearing

Zoning changes that would allow duplexes in most single-family areas across the city will be considered by City Council in the fall.

Honda Celebration of Light fireworks at English Bay with inukshuk to the left

Jul 26Fireworks to light up Vancouver skies starting this Saturday

On July 28, August 1 and 4, large crowds will make their way into the West End, English Bay, and Kitsilano Beach areas to watch the fireworks.

Sea level rise in Vancouver related to climate change

Jul 26Vancouver prepares for flood-related impacts of sea level rise

City Council approved three recommendations, which will prepare the city's vulnerable areas for sea level rise by implementing and planning for coastal flood protection.

Panorama of Vancouver

Jul 26Revitalizing our City for a more resilient future

Council has approved $2.8 billion in capital investments to support the renewal of aging assets and investments in new public infrastructure and amenities.

Jul 25Beat the heat at Vancouver beaches, parks, and community centres

Stay cool during the current heat wave: Park Board is extending hours at all its spray parks and outdoor pools.

Laneway house

Jul 24City approves improvements to Laneway Housing Program

Bylaw changes have been approved by Council in a move that will help meet the Housing Vancouver target of providing 4,000 new laneway homes over the next 10 years.

False Creek water and marina view

Jul 24City's short term rental regulations take full effect September 1

Short-term rental operators have just over one month left to obtain a valid business licence before they will be subject to fines or other enforcement.

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