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City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Jul 11Utilities required to accommodate growth to be paid through new fee on development

City Council approved a new funding mechanism to ensure that sewer, water, and drainage systems keep up with the needs of our growing city.

Arbutus Greenway Design Vision sketch of

Jul 11Arbutus Greenway’s design vision endorsed by Council

The design vision mixes vibrant public spaces, urban agriculture, a future streetcar route, and green transportation for people to walk, cycle, and relax.

photo of chinatown building

Jul 10Future development in Chinatown will limit tall, wide buildings

Policy changes that will reduce the heights and sizes of buildings in Chinatown have been approved by Council

Artist live-work studio on East 4th Avenue and Scotia Street

Jul 10City boosts support for Vancouver’s arts, culture, and creative sector

Vancouver’s arts and culture scene looks to the future to secure, enhance, and develop vibrant, affordable, and accessible spaces across the city.

Rendering of Oakridge Park on the roof of Oakridge Mall

Jul 10Park Board approves new nine acre roof-top park for redeveloped Oakridge Centre

The Park Board has approved a concept plan for a 9-acre park will be the first of its kind in Vancouver, located on the roof of a redeveloped Oakridge mall.

Corpse flower

Jul 10What’s that smell? Rare corpse flower set to bloom at Park Board’s Bloedel Conservatory

The corpse flower, a rare, exotic tropical plant known for its putrid bouquet, is set to bloom at Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park.

front of Phil Bouvier centre building

Jul 10Daycare Centre receives critical funding, will remain open

The 49 space Phil Bouvier Family Centre Daycare - slated to close this month - will remain open.

People at the Commerical Drive Parklet

Jul 06Summer patios - get outside!

Patio season is in full swing, and locals and tourists alike can enjoy patios at restaurants throughout Vancouver this summer.

Temporary modular housing unit

Jul 03215 West 1st Avenue being considered as a site for temporary modular housing

The City of Vancouver and BC Government have taken the latest step towards creating 600 new homes for Vancouver's residents who are homeless.

Vancouver parklet

Jun 29Relax and unwind at five new parklets and curbside patios

The City's pilot study on Parklets and curbside patios will introduce five new places this summer for residents and visitors to sit, relax, meet, and eat.

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