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Four highrise apartment buildings

May 25Majority of empty homes tax exemptions due to property transfer or redevelopment/renovation

Of the 5,200 properties declared exempt from the tax, the majority of those claimed an exemption due to transfer of the property during the year.

Mobi-mat at Kits Beach

May 25Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges

Vancouver Park Board improves beach experience with second Mobi-Mat and 10 new water wheelchairs for those with mobility challenges.

Japanese beetle on a leaf

May 24Japanese beetle found in False Creek area

Plant and soil materials cannot be moved outside of the area and we'll be treating lawns on public property. Japanese beetle can damage plants, gardens, and crops.

Buses on Broadway Corridor

May 23City aims to curb land speculation along Broadway Corridor

We are proposing a new policy to limit land speculation along Broadway in advance of the community and transportation planning that will culminate in a new SkyTrain line.

Kits Pool

May 18Iconic Kits Pool to open tomorrow after multi-million dollar renovation

Get ready for summer! Kits Pool opens May 19 for the summer season after a multi-million dollar upgrade.

Zero waste pop-up event staff

May 16City adopts Zero Waste 2040 Strategic Plan, Single-Use Item Reduction Strategy, and deconstruction waste measures

Today, Vancouver became the first city in the world to approve a comprehensive zero waste strategic plan: Zero Waste 2040.

Fraser River shoreline

May 15BC elevated water flow – Vancouver readiness

With serious flooding and continued rising waters affecting the interior of British Columbia, we are preparing for potential local impacts, and to assist in the currently affected areas.

heather street lands map

May 15Heather Lands to become new sustainable neighbourhood that integrates First Nations culture and traditions

The Heather Lands, a major site in the Cambie Corridor, now has a plan for the future.

Downtown Vancouver waterfront

May 15Creative City Strategy early findings shape vision for culture and creativity in Vancouver

City Staff presented an update to Council on the early findings that will shape the Creative City Strategy.

Christie Charles,

May 15Vancouver announces Christie Charles as the City’s first local Indigenous Poet Laureate

Christie Charles of Musqueam was officially appointed at the City’s fifth Poet Laureate this morning at Vancouver City Council.

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