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Oct 03Vancouver and Surrey call for innovation for future smart corridors

The cities of Vancouver and Surrey are calling on businesses from around the world to join them in advancing their Smart Cities Challenge vision to create Canada's first two collision-free corridors.

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Oct 02Kids Vote gets kids involved in the Vancouver city election

In the 2018 Vancouver city election, kids can try out voting through a special Kids Vote program!

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Oct 01City offers added voting opportunities in the Downtown Eastside and surrounding neighbourhoods

We are expanding voting opportunities in the 2018 election by adding homeless shelters and social service drop-in centres to the list of voting locations.

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Sep 27Vancouver Park Board welcomes visitors to Stanley Park Ghost Train for its 19th Halloween season

The Stanley Park Ghost Train opens October 11 with a spooky new theme, Jack O’Lantern’s Journey Through the Dark Forest.

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Sep 24New ways to get involved in the 2018 Vancouver city election

​For the 2018 election, the City is launching several new initiatives to engage with more voters and increase awareness of the election.

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Sep 24Seven suspected overdose deaths in Vancouver during the week of September 10

An estimated 265 people have lost their lives to an overdose in Vancouver in 2018 - already on par with 2017 figures.

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Sep 21Random order candidate list drawn for the 2018 city election ballot

The official randomized candidate list for the 2018 city election ballot is now available. The official candidate list will be the same on every ballot.

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Sep 20Temporary modular housing approved for 265 West 1st Avenue

One temporary modular housing building with 52 new homes for people who are homeless in Vancouver will be built at 265 West 1st Ave.

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Sep 18$2 billion housing mandate approved by Council

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Endowment Fund (VAHEF) will be dedicated to meeting housing and affordability needs and to create inclusive communities.

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Sep 18Council boosts local hiring and purchasing on major projects

An innovative new policy will provide more jobs and training for local residents and ensure diverse local businesses see expanded opportunities.

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