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Checking blood pressure

Archived - Jul 1425 overdose deaths reported for the month of June in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Department reported that Vancouver saw a total of 25 suspected overdose deaths during the month of June, a slight drop from the 30 deaths reported by the BC Coroner for May.

People paddling a canoe during the Gathering of Canoes Festival

Archived - Jul 14Gathering of Canoes kicks off Canada 150+ signature events

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson joined 350 other paddlers in 30 canoes who traveled from Ambleside in West Vancouver to the shore at Vanier Park.

Vancouver's Culture Plan 2008-2018

Archived - Jul 12The City of Vancouver Approves Investments in Arts and Culture through Grant Programs

Continuing its support of a diverse and robust cultural ecology across Vancouver, the City announced today its annual investments in Cultural Infrastructure Grants and Theatre Rental Grants.

Knight Street upgrade

Archived - Jul 11Knight Street infrastructure upgrades complete

Work to update aging water mains, separate the sewer system, and enhance safety along the S-Curve on Knight Street from 12th to 37th Avenue is now complete.

Vancouver Search and Rescue staff at a wreckage site

Archived - Jul 11City of Vancouver sends Canada Task Force-1 members to support wildfire fight

The City of Vancouver has sent six members of Canada Task Force-1, Vancouver's Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team, to support efforts to respond to the wildfires that have triggered the declaration of a province-wide state of emergency.

Home and a monthly calendar with fewer than 30 days marked

Archived - Jul 11Vancouver takes steps towards legalizing short-term rentals

Short-term rentals could be allowed in principal residences for periods of less than 30 days at a time, if Council approves the proposed rules at a public hearing in fall 2017.

Vancouver Mayor talking to children at Arbutus Greenway

Archived - Jul 10Celebration of the Arbutus Greenway temporary path

On Saturday afternoon, Mayor Gregor Robertson and Jerry Dobrovolny joined the community to celebrate the Arbutus Greenway temporary path.

People cycling on the 10th Avenue Corridor near Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Archived - Jul 05Walk, bike, and roll to community events this summer

With summer officially upon us and over a dozen events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to walk, bike, and roll to get around town.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Archived - Jul 05City introduces regulations for short-term rentals

Vancouver City staff are proposing a new regulatory framework for short-term rentals - including Airbnb, Expedia and others - that will protect long-term rental housing supply while enabling supplemental income for local residents.

Robson and Bute plaza - people sitting on benches and people at picnic tables with umbrellas

Archived - Jul 04Trial plaza opens at Bute and Robson

Opened just in time for Canada Day on July 1, the plaza at Bute and Robson will remain open until October 16.

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