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Archived - Feb 28Study shows rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor

The City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia released a KPMG study that shows a rail-based rapid transit system on the UBC Broadway Corridor is needed to meet population growth and economic potential.

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Archived - Feb 26Community leader and Chinatown heritage advocate receives Civic Merit Award

Fred Mah was presented with the Civic Merit Award on Tuesday 26 February by Mayor Gregor Robertson at a ceremony at City Hall.The award recognizes Mr. Mah’s extensive volunteer work and contributions to the community as well as his professional leadership.

Archived - Feb 22Changes are coming to the laneway housing program

Changes are coming to the laneway housing program. Later this spring, staff will report to City Council with proposed amendments to the LWH regulations and guidelines and to expand the program to other single family zoned neighbourhoods.

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Archived - Feb 20Open Data Day Hackathon at City Hall

City Hall will be opening its doors to Open Data Day on Saturday 23 February from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This sold out event will bring together app developers, designers, City staff, policy wonks and interested citizens to examine, analyze and explore applications for open data in Vancouver.

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Archived - Feb 14City’s Annual Homelessness Count to take place March 12 and 13

The information gathered will be used to help Vancouver track progress toward achieving City Council’s goal of ending street homelessness by 2015.

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Archived - Feb 06City launches Rental Standards Database to assist renters

The City of Vancouver today launched a new online searchable database of rental buildings to assist renters to make more informed decisions about their housing.

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Archived - Feb 05Vancouver Park Board approves direction for new community partnership agreement

On February 4, 2013, the Vancouver Park Board approved the framework for a new partnership agreement with city's 20 community centre associations to deliver recreation services and programs.

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Archived - Feb 05Vancouver City Hall will be closed on Family Day

Vancouver City Hall will be closed on Monday 11 February for Family Day. It will reopen on Tuesday 12 February at 8:30 a.m.

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Archived - Feb 04Statement from Mayor Robertson on TED Conference coming to Vancouver in 2014

The world-renowned TED Conference moving to Vancouver is great news for our tourism industry and validation of our work to make our city a world leader in sustainability and innovation.

Jeni Le Gon

Archived - Feb 01Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate the rich, long and vibrant history of people of African descent in February during Black History Month. Come out to one of the many events happening in the city this month.

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