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Jan 08Half of Empty Homes Tax declarations submitted

Vancouver property owners have until February 4 to submit an Empty Homes Tax declaration.

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Jan 07City opens warming centres as temperatures drop

In response to extreme cold weather, the City of Vancouver is opening warming centres tonight (January 7, 2019)

Marijuana plants

Jan 04First three locations approved for cannabis retail business licence

The City of Vancouver has issued its first three business licences to retail cannabis outlets following the Province issuing a provincial licence to one operator last week and two more this week.

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Jan 03Majority of clothing donation bins in Vancouver already removed

City requested operators remove bins from street right-of-way in response to safety concerns.


Dec 27City takes significant steps in 2018 to address top priorities

The City made progress on a number of key issues in 2018 such as addressing housing supply, improving services, and continuing to build vibrant communities.

Polar Bear Swim

Dec 21Take the plunge at the 99th annual Polar Bear Swim

The 99th annual Polar Bear Swim takes place January 1 at 2:30pm in English Bay.

Dec 20Children four and under to get Park Board services for free in 2019

The Vancouver Park Board has approved fees and charges for 2019—making drop in activities even more affordable for families.

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Dec 19Mayor and Council approve 2019 Budget

Vancouver City Council has approved the City's $1,513 million operating budget for 2019 and a $365.8 million capital budget for new projects in 2019.

Off-leash area

Dec 18Dogs to get another park where they can run free

The Vancouver Park Board has approved the addition of a new off-leash area to Pandora Park.

2006 World Junior Championships hockey game

Dec 17Ten days to go until the 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship kicks-off in Vancouver

The 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship kick off in Vancouver this month.

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