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View of modular home at 220 Terminal Ave

May 09688 Cambie Street being considered as a site for temporary modular housing

We have taken steps towards creating 600 new homes for homeless residents with the proposed addition of 100 new temporary modular homes at 688 Cambie St.

Vancouver Special Operations Members

May 08Emergency Preparedness Week is May 6 to 12

Prepare for all types of emergencies at our family-friendly event on Friday, May 11 at Canada Place.

Trees lining a street

May 03Park Board and City Grow the urban forest: 100,000 new trees and counting

We have passed the milestone of 100,000 new trees planted in Vancouver since 2010 and are closing in on the civic goal of 150,000 new trees by 2020.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

May 01City of Vancouver celebrates one year as a Living Wage employer

In 2017, Vancouver became the largest city in Canada to be certified as a Living Wage employer and a year on they have recommitted to this minimum level of pay for both staff and externally contracted vendors.

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.

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.

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