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Archived - Aug 04Two overdose deaths reported for the week of July 24

The Vancouver Police Department reported a suspected two overdose deaths for the week of July 24, down from three reported the previous week.

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Archived - Jul 31 City kicks off Pride week

City Council and the Vancouver Pride Society officially launched Pride Week at Jim Deva Plaza today. The Pride Parade will be on Sunday, August 6, starting at noon. View parade route and road closures.

Illustration of a disposable cup, take-out-food container, and shopping bag

Archived - Jul 29Adventuring in Vancouver this summer? Use the “Pack it in, Pack it out” method for a chance to win prizes!

With hot and sunny weather continuing and some of summer’s biggest events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to show their love for their city by not letting containers, cups, and food wrapping become litter.

Honda Celebration of Light fireworks at English Bay with inukshuk to the left

Archived - Jul 28Honda Celebration of Light kicks off Saturday

Get details on road closures, safety tips, and more during the Honda Celebration of Lights taking place Saturday July 29, Wednesday August 2, and Saturday August 5.

Illustration of Pearson Plaza and the YMCA in the redeveloped Pearson Dogwood lands

Archived - Jul 27More than 600 new units of affordable housing to be added in South Vancouver and the West End

The Pearson Dogwood lands will provide 540 City-owned social housing units and the First Baptist Church project will provide 61 social housing units.

Balmoral Hotel sideview of building

Archived - Jul 27City files 60 charges against the Balmoral Hotel

The charges address infractions of the Standards of Maintenance Bylaw that were identified during proactive inspections of the building. Eighteen infractions relate to an inspection on January 31, 2017, and a further 42 were identified on April 19, 2017.

Housing Vancouver 2026

Archived - Jul 25City quadruples housing targets for purpose-built rental homes

We plan to enable 72,000 new homes for residents of Vancouver over ten years, with a major delivery of new social, supportive, and rental housing.

Man on balcony holding baby

Archived - Jul 24VAHA seeks partners to build nearly 900 new rental homes throughout Vancouver

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to develop nearly 900 units of new affordable rental housing on seven City-owned sites. VAHA will lease the land to partners to build, fund and operate these new rental developments.

Chief Sparrow from Musqueam Nation, H. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Karen Joseph from Reconciliation Canada

Archived - Jul 22The Drum is Calling Festival officially opens

The nine-day festival takes place from July 22-30 and will showcase an array of traditional and cutting-edge Indigenous arts, culture, and music.

Sea to Sky mural for Canada 150+

Archived - Jul 22City unveils new Indigenous murals as part of Canada 150+ program

We commissioned six paint and print murals created by Indigenous artists and artist teams, as part of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation.

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