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Jun 06Temporary modular housing approved for Little Mountain site

Director of Planning Gil Kelley announced the approval of a development permit to build 46 new temporary modular homes at 137 East 37th Avenue.

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Jun 05Changes to Chinatown development policies aim to improve fit of new buildings and maintain neighborhood character

Changes are being proposed to development policies in Chinatown to help new development fit better with the historic and cultural character of the neighborhood.

Aerial view of Cambie Bridge

Jun 01Cambie Bridge walking and cycling upgrades begin this weekend

Changes to improve comfort and safety for people walking and cycling over Cambie Bridge will begin on June 2, 2018.

Jun 01Vancouver and Surrey shortlisted for $50 million

The cities were selected as finalists on Friday for their joint submission to the federal Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge.

Group of people being trained to give Naloxone

May 31City calls for federal and provincial support of low-barrier opioid distribution pilot

Mayor Gregor Robertson is calling for the federal and provincial government to fully support the implementation of an innovative low-barrier opioid distribution pilot.

Panorama of Vancouver

May 302019-2022 Draft Capital Plan proposes increased focus on renewing aging infrastructure and amenities

The draft 2019-2022 Capital Plan will be presented to City Council on June 5.

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May 30BC Gay and Lesbian archives collection donated to the City archives

The BC Gay and Lesbian Archives, a collection established and maintained since 1976 by Ron Dutton, has been donated to the City of Vancouver Archives and is now available to the public.

Front of a single home

May 29Home building to be fast tracked by new development permit pilot

We are launching a new fast lane pilot program for experienced homebuilder teams to significantly reduce permit processing times.

Mobi-mat at Kits Beach

May 25Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges

Vancouver Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and 10 new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges.

Four highrise apartment buildings

May 25Majority of empty homes tax exemptions due to property transfer or redevelopment/renovation

Of the 5,200 properties declared exempt from the tax, the majority of those claimed an exemption due to transfer of the property during the year.

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