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Electric vehicle station

Archived - Jun 26Vancouver aims to meet the electric vehicle demand

BC Hydro expects the number of electric vehicles in Vancouver to increase to about 30,000 by 2030. City staff will be asking Council for approval on two electric vehicle initiatives highlighted in the Renewable City Strategy (RCS).

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Jun 24City welcomes delegates to Vancouver for the 2017 International Sustainable Campus Network Conference

The City of Vancouver, with the University of British Columbia, will host the 2017 International Sustainable Campus Network Conference, June 26-28, 2017.

Checking blood pressure

Archived - Jun 23Five overdose deaths reported for the week of June 12

Five overdose deaths reported for the week of June 12 Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services recorded an 18 per cent increase in overdose response calls for same period.

Person drinking water from water fountain

Archived - Jun 23Summer sun to heat up city

The return of summer sun is bringing heat this weekend. Stay hydrated, check on vulnerable neighbours, and use City facilities with air-conditioning if needed.

Vancouver Art Gallery plaza opening

Archived - Jun 22Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza opens for events as Vancouver’s most compelling public space

Final upgrades to the North Plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery will continue this summer. Long-planned events, such as Sport BC’s Summer Warm Up and the annual Thai Festival, will be accommodated.

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

Archived - Jun 22City staff to update Council on reduction of single-use items

We're presenting emerging approaches to reduce the disposal of coffee cups, paper and plastic shopping bags, foam food packaging, and take-out containers.

Sewer crews walking through a construction site

Archived - Jun 22Westbound traffic along W 49th Ave at Cambie temporarily diverted to accommodate sewer upgrades

W 49th Avenue will be temporarily closed to traffic travelling westbound from Cambie to Heather Street in order to accommodate ongoing work for the Oakridge Trunk sewer upgrades.

Andy Livingstone Park sign

Archived - Jun 20City of Vancouver and Park Board increase needle pickup efforts in Andy Livingstone Park

We have increased safety efforts in response to concerns of needles found in Andy Livingstone Park and Crosstown Elementary School.

People drinking at an outdoor festival

Archived - Jun 16Extended hours for breweries and distilleries, more outdoor patio space, alcohol sales in grocery stores approved

Council approved changes to Vancouver's liquor licensing system to streamline regulations, boost local business, and enhance the city's social vibrancy.

Cambie Corridor aerial view

Archived - Jun 12City unveils future of housing, delivering 11,500 new homes in Cambie Corridor

Cambie Corridor Plan first in a series of moves to deliver the 'right supply' of housing, including townhomes, row houses, and rental housing near transit

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