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Archived - Nov 18City looks for public input on retaining character homes while increasing housing choices

Learn about the Character Home Zoning Review and options for retaining character homes while creating more housing choices in single-family zoned areas.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Archived - Nov 17City and Province partner on winter shelter plan

We are helping fund 192 shelter spaces for homeless people until March or April that include meals, health services, and help to find permanent housing.

Vacant apartment with blue walls and no furniture

Archived - Nov 17 Vancouver approves Empty Homes Tax in effort to increase rental housing supply

Council has approved a program that will introduce a 1% tax on empty homes. Most Vancouver homeowners, including snowbirds, will not have to pay the Tax. Find out more.

Prepare leaves for City of Vancouver collection programs

Archived - Nov 14Fall street leaf cleaning to begin this week

Help us sweep street leaves by moving your vehicle when "no parking" signs go up. Also, check when we collect extra leaves that don't fit in your Green Bin.

Hotel Georgia, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Archived - Nov 10City invites Heritage Award nominations for outstanding conservation efforts

Tell us about people and organizations that further the goal of heritage conservation, awareness, or other efforts in Vancouver.

Empty room

Archived - Nov 09Vancouver introduces Empty Homes Tax framework as rental housing crisis persists

Vancouver will have an Empty Homes Tax in place by effective January 1, 2017, with staff reporting on the Tax’s next steps to Council on Tuesday.

Margaret Mitchell

Archived - Nov 08Margaret Mitchell honoured with Freedom of the City Award

Mayor Robertson and members of City Council presented former Member of Parliament and social activist Margaret Mitchell with the Freedom of the City award.

Naloxone kit

Archived - Nov 08City and partners host Naloxone and overdose response training event

We are hosting with our partners a Naloxone and overdose response public training event on November 9 in response to the current public health crisis related to rising rates of overdose deaths across the province. Find out more.

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Archived - Nov 04City of Vancouver Archives announces historical film screening

The seventh annual screening of historical films from the City of Vancouver Archives will be presented at the Vancity Theatre November 20 and 27.

Survivors Totem Pole

Archived - Nov 03Survivors Totem Pole set to rise in Pigeon Park with Park Board support

View the pole raising ceremony on Saturday at 11:30am. The Park Board supports the installation of Survivors Totem Pole symbolizing community resilience.

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