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Vancouver Mayor and Fire Chief talking to the media

Archived - Aug 01High temperatures this week a reminder to stay safe in summer heat

With Environment Canada issuing a special weather statement for hot weather for the region, the City of Vancouver is reminding residents to stay safe, drink water, and check on others.

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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.

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.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Jul 27City Council appoints Chief Election Officer for upcoming by-election

Last night, Vancouver City Council appointed City Clerk Janice MacKenzie as the Chief Election Officer responsible for the upcoming by-election scheduled for Saturday, October 14.

Elderly man with child playing with blocks

Archived - Jul 26City of Vancouver puts forward new actions to address the housing crisis for lower income and homeless residents

City staff presented plans and put forward bold new actions to address the housing crisis for the city's most vulnerable populations.

View of False Creek and Burrard Bridge

Archived - Jul 25City to undertake hydraulic modelling of False Creek, identify future swimming possibilities

Today the City approved next steps to identify opportunities to improve water quality and make False Creek safely swimmable in the future.

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.

Mayor Gregor Robertson at a press conference about a proposed pilot project to require 20% of homes in new rental buildings in Oakridge Municipal Town Centre to be long-term affordable

Archived - Jul 23New approach to explore deeper affordability in new rental apartments

The proposed pilot at Oakridge Municipal Town Centre would require 20% of homes in new rental buildings to be long-term affordable.

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