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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.

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.

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.

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.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Apr 17City releases 2017 Statement of Financial Information report

In accordance with the Financial Information Act, the City of Vancouver has published its annual Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) Report.

Grandfather Chen and letters to the artist’s mother

Archived - Apr 13New year-long artist residency, 身在唐人街 / Occupying Chinatown launches April 22

Join us for the launch of artist Paul Wong's residency on Chinatown Culture Day.

Seawall repairs

Archived - Apr 12Park Board begins restoration work on 101-year-old Stanley Park seawall

The Vancouver Park Board is restoring the nine-kilometre Stanley Park seawall, the largest restoration in its history.

Short-term rental announcement - left to right: Alex Dagg, Director Public Policy, Airbnb; Mayor Gregor Robertson; Kaye Krishna, GM, Development, Buildings, and Licencing; Kathryn Holm, Chief Licence Inspector

Archived - Apr 11City signs first MOU in Canada with Airbnb for short-term rentals

The City of Vancouver and Airbnb have reached an agreement that supports the implementation of Vancouver’s new short-term rental regulations.

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