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Homeless Count volunteer

May 01City releases 2018 Homeless Count results and presents actions for responding to homelessness

Homeless count results give insight as to who is experiencing homelessness, what services have been implemented, and efforts to add new affordable housing.

City Hall’s new air source heat pump

Apr 24City Hall’s new heat pump is more energy efficient, reduces GHGs, and saves taxpayer money in the process

To address the City’s target to reduce corporate carbon emissions by 33 percent below 2007 levels by 2020, City Hall is now using a zero emissions air source heat pump.

Sunset Beach Park

Apr 23Park Board statement on closure of Sunset Beach Park and field

The Park Board will attempt to have Sunset Beach Park and field open to the public by early June 2018.

Condos in Vancouver

Apr 23Empty Homes Tax to generate estimated $30 million

Vancouver's Empty Homes Tax, the first of its kind in North America, will generate an estimated $30 million in revenue to the City.

Chinese men in front of post office

Apr 22City Council apologizes to Chinese Community for past discrimination

Vancouver City Council delivered a formal apology for historical discrimination of Chinese residents in Vancouver.

Girl riding Mobi bike on seawall

Apr 20Public bike share program reaches Commercial Drive

​The City, in partnership with TransLink and Vancouver Bike Share Inc., is pleased to announce that the expansion of Vancouver's public bike share program service area has reached Commercial Drive.

bedroom in a condo

Apr 19City legalizes short-term rentals in Vancouver

City Council enacted a new bylaw that permits Vancouver residents to operate short-term rentals in their principal residence for stays of less than 30 days.

Illustration of characters looking at designs

Apr 19City invites public to have their say on Arbutus Greenway Proposed Design

The City of Vancouver has revealed the proposed design concept for one of Vancouver’s most compelling public spaces — the Arbutus Greenway.

Lawn sprinkler

Apr 18Your water-wise summer starts early this year

Today City Council approved a new Drinking Water Conservation Bylaw to align with the Metro Vancouver Drinking Water Conservation Plan.

City Hall with caption Vancouver Votes

Apr 18More voting access for citizens with disabilities and other vulnerable residents

An update to Vancouver’s election bylaw now allows us to bring voting to shelters, drop-in centres, and small care facilities.

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