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Modular housing

Archived - May 12City takes next steps on modular housing pilot project

We are taking the next steps on a new solution for providing temporary housing for low-income residents. The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency has proposed two initial sites for a modular housing pilot program: 1500 Main and 1060 Howe.

Couple facing home

Archived - May 112015 Vancouver Housing Report Card

We're halfway into our 10-year Housing and Homelessness Strategy and have invested over $600 million in affordable housing so far and created major protections for renters. Find out our focus for the next five years to face affordability challenges.

The Vanglo house

Archived - May 09Vancouver honours best in local architecture and design

Thirteen projects representing the finest in design and architecture were honoured tonight at the 2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards. Learn more.

Awards of excellence

Archived - May 09Nominations open for City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence

Nominate a top individual and organization to be recognized for their outstanding civic achievements in this year's Awards of Excellence.

Census 2016

Archived - May 06Complete the national census and play a role in our future

Statistics Canada's census program is essential to planning a more sustainable, healthy, prosperous, and liveable city.

Commercial Drive at night

Archived - May 06Portion of Commercial Drive to be designated as Little Italy

Based on the strong historic foundations of the Italian community on Commercial Drive and input from residents, the eight block section between Charles Street and East 4th Avenue will be designated as Historic Little Italy.

DC fast-charge station for electric vehicles at Empire Fields

Archived - May 06Permanent electric vehicle fast-charge station launched at Empire Fields

New DC fast charger is the first of its kind in Vancouver and can charge an electric vehicle’s battery to 80% in about 20 minutes.

Field house

Archived - May 05Creative hubs for artists, foodies, and athletes: Park Board call for proposals for new field house residencies

Looking for free studio space where your creative spirit or athletic aspirations can soar? Find out more.

The HUSAR team in Calgary during floods in 2013

Archived - May 04Vancouver Taskforce 1 deployed to assist in Fort McMurray wildfires

At the invitation of Calgary Taskforce 2 who has been deployed to provide incident management support and logistics to emergency responders in Fort McMurray, two members of Vancouver Canada Taskforce 1 will also be deployed this afternoon.

Vancouver Bird Week - May 7-14, 2016

Archived - May 04Birds of a feather are flocking together for annual Bird Week

Bird Week is a week-long series of events to celebrate Vancouver’s birds from May 7 – 14. The theme this year is "Birds in our Garden"; with more events than ever before.

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