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May 04VAHA and City announce Community Land Trust will build 1,000 units of affordable rental housing on City land

Community Land Trust (CLT) will develop seven sites of City-owned land, resulting in approximately 1,000 new affordable rental units.

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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.

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May 02City’s updated Liquor Policy increases support for local businesses, arts and cultural organizations, and public health and safety

Council has enacted bylaws to support businesses, promote public health, and align with provincial regulations by updating our Liquor Policy.

Rendering of Cambie Corridor

May 02Phase 3 of Cambie Corridor Plan approved by Council

City Council approved the Cambie Corridor Phase 3 Plan, which will transform single-family neighbourhoods.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Archived - 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.

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Archived - 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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