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On-street recycling station

Jul 17City making it easier to recycle while out and about

This summer, the City is expanding on-street recycling options throughout downtown Vancouver to help keep our streets clean, litter-free, and vibrant.

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Jul 1425 overdose deaths reported for the month of June in Vancouver

Vancouver Police Department reported that Vancouver saw a total of 25 suspected overdose deaths during the month of June, a slight drop from the 30 deaths reported by the BC Coroner for May.

Knight Street upgrade

Jul 11Knight Street infrastructure upgrades complete

Work to update aging water mains, separate the sewer system, and enhance safety along the S-Curve on Knight Street from 12th to 37th Avenue is now complete.

Park Ranger

Jul 07Hot times, summer in the city

The summer sunshine makes Vancouver parks a perfect, summer playground. However, this weather increases the fire hazard in city parks.

Vancouver's John Hendry Park

Jul 07Park Acquisition Strategy and 3030 Victoria Drive

Get an update on the status of 3030 Victoria Drive, a City property intended to expand John Hendry Park (Trout Lake).

Man with clipboard speaking to a woman in a garden

Jul 06Is your irrigation system working as it should?

Register for a free residential irrigation assessment pilot program to help you irrigate your lawn and garden more efficiently this summer.

People cycling on the 10th Avenue Corridor near Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)

Jul 05Walk, bike, and roll to community events this summer

With summer officially upon us and over a dozen events on the horizon, the City of Vancouver is encouraging residents to walk, bike, and roll to get around town.

Apartments in downtown Vancouver

Jul 05City introduces regulations for short-term rentals

Vancouver City staff are proposing a new regulatory framework for short-term rentals - including Airbnb, Expedia and others - that will protect long-term rental housing supply while enabling supplemental income for local residents.

Empty room

Jun 30Important information on the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax

Residential property owners should be reminded that non-principal residences must be occupied by a tenant for six months in 2017, or qualify for one of the exemptions to avoid being subject to the tax.

People gathered at Jim Deva Plaza with the Speaker's Corner Megaphone

Jun 29Strategy to create exceptional public spaces in Downtown Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has launched the Places for People Downtown program, a long-term strategy to ensure vibrant and memorable public spaces in downtown.

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