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Archived - Dec 01DTES economic strategy aims to harness employment opportunities and reduce poverty

Built on several years of partnerships, the strategy will drive inclusive economic development in the area, with continued community participation.

2006 World Junior Championships hockey game

Archived - Dec 01Vancouver to co-host 2019 World Juniors

The world's most elite hockey players under age 20 will play the World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria December 26, 2018 to January 5, 2019.

Festival of Lights

Archived - Dec 01Vancouver Park Board delivers holiday magic … and a carousel ride … during Festival of Lights

The 32nd annual VanDusen Festival of Lights, Vancouver’s premier and longest running holiday event, runs nightly to January 2 (closed December 25).

sketch of Creekside Park

Archived - Nov 30Park Board selects internationally renowned landscape architect for new Northeast False Creek waterfront park

James Corner Field Operations will design the Creekside Park Extension to connect existing and emerging neighbourhoods with each other and the water.

Illustration of a brown character home fronted by small trees

Archived - Nov 18City looks for public input on retaining character homes while increasing housing choices

Learn about the Character Home Zoning Review and options for retaining character homes while creating more housing choices in single-family zoned areas.

Vacant apartment with blue walls and no furniture

Archived - Nov 17 Vancouver approves Empty Homes Tax in effort to increase rental housing supply

Council has approved a program that will introduce a 1% tax on empty homes. Most Vancouver homeowners, including snowbirds, will not have to pay the Tax. Find out more.

Pay Vancouver parking meters using your smartphone.

Archived - Nov 17Council approves new parking program

Learn about changes to parking rates for metered street parking, based on demand for parking spaces during the daytime and evening.

Prepare leaves for City of Vancouver collection programs

Archived - Nov 14Fall street leaf cleaning to begin this week

Help us sweep street leaves by moving your vehicle when "no parking" signs go up. Also, check when we collect extra leaves that don't fit in your Green Bin.

Hotel Georgia, 2013 Heritage Award winner

Archived - Nov 10City invites Heritage Award nominations for outstanding conservation efforts

Tell us about people and organizations that further the goal of heritage conservation, awareness, or other efforts in Vancouver.

Empty room

Archived - Nov 09Vancouver introduces Empty Homes Tax framework as rental housing crisis persists

Vancouver will have an Empty Homes Tax in place by effective January 1, 2017, with staff reporting on the Tax’s next steps to Council on Tuesday.

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