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Archived - Apr 11City is proposing grants to over 200 organizations who make a difference in Vancouver

Council to vote on $7 million in annual grants that support organizations who are making a difference in the City.

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Archived - Apr 09Temporary modular housing approved for West 2nd Avenue

The building will contain 52 units for people who are currently homeless. Construction is expected to start in mid-April and open to residents in August.

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Archived - Apr 06Thirty-two suspected overdose deaths in March recorded in Vancouver

This month, the Vancouver Police Department is reporting a suspected 32 overdose deaths in March, an increase from 27 deaths reported by the BC Coroners Service for the same month last year.

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Archived - Apr 05Park Board will create city-wide advisory committee to revisit VanSplash Aquatics Strategy

The Park Board will invite an external advisory committee to assist in developing a revised version of VanSplash, the Board’s long-term aquatics strategy for Vancouver.

public events

Archived - Apr 05City coordinates expanded road work and street use this summer 

The city is preparing city-led infrastructure upgrades, third-party utility work, private development, filming, and special events.

Kitsilano childcare facility

Archived - Mar 29City and Province open new childcare centre in Kitsilano

Today the City of Vancouver and provincial government announced the opening of a childcare centre that will see 37 spaces for toddlers and preschoolers.

Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy graphic

Archived - Mar 29City proposing bold actions to reduce single-use items including ban on foam cups and containers

Over the last year, the City has worked with residents and businesses to create a made-in-Vancouver strategy for reducing the use of single–use items.

Spanish Banks parking lot

Archived - Mar 28Park Board will not implement seasonal pay parking at Spanish Banks beaches in 2018

After a thorough staff review the Park Board has decided it will not introduce seasonal pay parking at Spanish Banks this summer.

Chinatown Millennium Gate at Pender and Carrall

Archived - Mar 28City Council to convene special meeting in Chinatown to deliver official apology for historical discrimination against Chinese people

On Sunday, April 22, Vancouver City Council will convene a Special Council meeting in Chinatown where Mayor Gregor Robertson will deliver a formal apology for past discrimination against residents of Chinese descent.

Indigenous artwork

Archived - Mar 23City invites mural proposals from Indigenous artists

Indigenous artists are invited to submit proposals to create exterior murals and two-dimensional artwork as part of ongoing City of Reconciliation programming through the City of Vancouver.

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