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Regent Hotel at 160 Hastings St

Jun 28Relocation of Regent tenants completed

As of 1:45pm today, all occupants of the Regent Hotel have been safely relocated.

Child wearing a life jacket

Jun 27Swim to Survive Day: free drowning prevention courses in July for Vancouver youth

The Vancouver Park Board and the BC and Yukon Lifesaving Society are joining forces this summer to train Vancouver youth in essential drowning prevention skills.

Marijuana plants

Jun 27City takes next step ahead of Cannabis legalization

City Council has approved the “Cannabis Store” in preparation for the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17.

Children and childcare feature

Jun 26City creates 1,000 childcare spaces, surpassing target

The City of Vancouver announced that the target of 1,000 new childcare spaces from the Capital Plan for 2015-2018 has been surpassed.

Cambie Corridor aerial view

Jun 25Information session to provide details on Cambie Corridor utilities plan and accommodating new homes and job space

The Cambie Corridor Plan is moving into its next phase of implementation with the creation of a strategy to upgrade utilities to serve new homes and space for new jobs.

City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Jun 21Come to a Candidate 101 info session

Learn all about the duties of elected officials, plus details about the 2018 municipal election process.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Jun 21Vancouver Park Board and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra present first-ever ”Symphony At Sunset,” a free, open-air concert July 14th at Sunset Beach Park

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Park Board today announced a unique collaboration to present a free, open-air concert at Sunset Beach Park July 14th.

Laneway house

Jun 21City endorses Making Room program to increase housing choices in Vancouver

Council endorsed the launch of a new program called Making Room, which will transform low density neighbourhoods by adding housing choice to neighbourhoods across the city.

West end of vancouver with snow capped mountains

Jun 21City approves plans to transform how affordable housing is delivered across Vancouver

Council approved the creation of a $2-billion Vancouver Affordable Housing Endowment Fund, which will have a clear mandate to preserve and grow affordable housing in the city.

Regent Hotel at 160 Hastings St

Jun 20Province provides better housing as City closes Regent Hotel

It has been determined that the structural and life-safety deficiencies at the Regent Hotel constitute an unsafe condition.

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