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Revealing the new names of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Vancouver Art Gallery

Jun 18In historic move, two high-profile public plazas given Indigenous names

At a special ceremony it was announced that new, Indigenous names have been given to the Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and to the space formerly known as the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.

14th-main plaza

Jun 15Be the first to enjoy new plaza at Main and 14th

Residents and visitors out enjoying Vancouver this summer are encouraged to visit any of the new, improved, and activated public spaces across the city.

Hands holding a small wooden home

Jun 14Engaged city generates ideas to invest Empty Homes Tax revenue

City Council will consider a set of recommendations from City staff to allocate the revenue collected to date from the first year of the Empty Homes Tax.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Jun 13City proposes $2 billion housing endowment fund with Housing Vancouver strategy update

The City will be proposing the consolidation of a $2 billion dollar Vancouver Affordable Housing Endowment Fund to Council next week.

Heart shaped bike rack

Jun 07Vote for your favourite bike rack!

The City invites residents to view the submissions and vote for their favourite from thirty shortlisted designs submitted as part of the bike rack design competition.

City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Jun 06Candidate names to be listed in random order on 2018 election ballot

Mayoral, councillor, and Park Board commissioner candidates will now be listed in random order, not alphabetical, on Vancouver's election ballots.

modular housing rendering

Jun 06Temporary modular housing approved for Little Mountain site

Director of Planning Gil Kelley announced the approval of a development permit to build 46 new temporary modular homes at 137 East 37th Avenue.

downtown chinatown

Jun 05Changes to Chinatown development policies aim to improve fit of new buildings and maintain neighborhood character

Changes are being proposed to development policies in Chinatown to help new development fit better with the historic and cultural character of the neighborhood.

Jun 01Vancouver and Surrey shortlisted for $50 million

The cities were selected as finalists on Friday for their joint submission to the federal Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge.

Panorama of Vancouver

May 302019-2022 Draft Capital Plan proposes increased focus on renewing aging infrastructure and amenities

The draft 2019-2022 Capital Plan will be presented to City Council on June 5.

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