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Archived - Feb 05Vancouver and Surrey join forces for Smart Cities Challenge

Over the coming months, both cities are seeking input from citizens, entrepreneurs, innovators, and businesses with a final proposal to be submitted to Infrastructure Canada.

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Archived - Feb 02City opens 135 new affordable housing geared towards families

Families seeking affordable housing in Vancouver will now have access to Railyard Housing Co-op, a below-market building in Southeast False Creek with 135 affordable homes.

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Archived - Jan 29Empty Homes Tax declarations due in less than one week

A total of 11% of Vancouver homeowners have not yet submitted their Empty Homes Tax declarations and only have four days left before the February 2 deadline or their properties will be deemed vacant and subject to the Empty Homes Tax.

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Archived - Jan 24Ambitious Northeast False Creek final plan to go to City Council

Get the plan highlights: housing, parks, transportation, healthy communities, reconciliation, cultural redress. Council considers the final plan on Jan 31.

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Archived - Jan 23Knight and SE Marine safety improvements near complete

The northbound off-ramp at Knight Street and SE Marine Drive has fully reopened to all traffic. Work to improve the very busy intersection and off-ramp is now near complete.

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Archived - Jan 22Council appoints new city clerk and chief election officer, following retirement

Vancouver City Council appointed Katrina Leckovic into the role of city clerk and Rosemary Hagiwara to the position of chief election officer for the 2018 municipal election.

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Archived - Jan 19City partners with Shaw to expand public’s access to free WiFi

Currently, about 550 free public WiFi locations are currently active, with the remaining locations becoming active over the coming months.

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Archived - Jan 19Vancouver remains one of the best places to live and work as a movie maker in North America

The City of Vancouver has been ranked as the second best place in North America for movie makers to live and work.

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Archived - Jan 18Park Board responds to Vancouver Aquarium decision on cetaceans in captivity

The Vancouver Park Board applauds the Vancouver Aquarium's decision that it will end the importation and display of live cetaceans in Stanley Park.

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Archived - Jan 16Seven non-profit organizations to receive street cleaning grants

Vancouver City Council has approved funding for seven local non-profit organizations as part of the City's annual Street Cleaning Grant Program.

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