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Jan 31Project to create more than 140 new affordable homes breaks ground

The City, through a partnership between Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency and Catalyst Community Developments Society, officially broke ground today on 145 new affordable homes.


Jan 29City hits play on music grants and renews investments in local arts and culture

Council has approved one-time music grants to support Vancouver-based artists, and almost $2.9 million in funding to local arts and culture organizations.

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Jan 28One week left to make City of Vancouver Empty Homes Tax declaration

To date, 89 percent of all residential property owners have submitted Empty Homes Tax declarations.

Girls Rock Camp

Jan 24Park Board announces new fieldhouse residencies for 2019

Park Board announces new fieldhouse residencies for 2019: Creative hubs for the arts, local food and garden, social engagement and community sports

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Jan 23West End community set to decide how to spend $100,000

Residents of the West End will decide how revenue generated in their community is spent as part of the new participatory budgeting program.

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Jan 22City breaks ground on more than 200 affordable homes and new community services centre

The City officially broke ground on the new Roddan Lodge and Evelyne Saller Centre today.

Apartments in the Vancouver's West End

Jan 16City of Vancouver adds more support for renters

The City of Vancouver is making early progress towards developing a renters office with the hiring of the first new staff member and the creation of an enquiry line.

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Jan 08Half of Empty Homes Tax declarations submitted

Vancouver property owners have until February 4 to submit an Empty Homes Tax declaration.

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Jan 07City opens warming centres as temperatures drop

In response to extreme cold weather, the City of Vancouver is opening warming centres tonight (January 7, 2019)

Marijuana plants

Jan 04First three locations approved for cannabis retail business licence

The City of Vancouver has issued its first three business licences to retail cannabis outlets following the Province issuing a provincial licence to one operator last week and two more this week.

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