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Vancouver Votes - Woman on street

Archived - Jun 06Work of independent election task force under way

The citizen task force will work to improve public confidence in the municipal election process and aim to increase voter turnout to at least 60% by 2025.

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Archived - Jun 02Property taxes are due July 5

We're sending property tax notices to homeowners. Try our convenient online services to pay your property tax and claim your home owner grant.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Jun 02City moves one step closer to a low carbon future

We signed the Pacific North America Climate Leadership Agreement about west coast governments partnering to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote a clean energy economy.

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Archived - May 31City files injunctions to close medical marijuana stores operating after closure deadline

We filed injunctions to compel the closure of 17 of the 55 stores that are still open after the April 29 deadline. Get an update on the enforcement, permitting, and licensing of medical-marijuana related use businesses.

Finding solutions for homelessness

Archived - May 31City releases 2016 homeless count results and updates on low-income housing

The count found 1,847 people facing homelessness, almost 6% more than in 2015, clearly reflecting the impacts of Vancouver’s significant housing challenges.

Preferred design for the future park at Richards and Smithe

Archived - May 31First new downtown park in more than a decade as Park Board approves innovative design for Smithe and Richards

The park will feature an elevated walkway with bird’s-eye views of the entire park and large overhead arches for specialty lighting and art installations.

Illustration of family-housing development at 2910 East Kent Ave S

Archived - May 25Vancouver Land Trust partnership to create 358 units of affordable housing on City-owned sites

Families and seniors in need of affordable housing will benefit from the new rental and co-op homes in Kensington and Killarney, available in 2017 and 2018.

Mobi bike

Archived - May 20Introducing Mobi, bikes we share

The name selected for Vancouver’s new bike share program to launch this summer is Mobi (pronounced moe-bee). Discounted memberships available until June 30.

Kits Pool

Archived - May 19It’s beach towel weather: Outdoor pools to open this weekend

The heated seaside pools open Saturday, May 21 at Kitsilano Beach Park, Second Beach in Stanley Park, and New Brighton ParkPark Board. Lifeguards and park rangers will be on duty.

Spanish Banks East Concession

Archived - May 18Surf, sand, sun and snacks: Park Board seeks your input to improve concession experience

The Vancouver Park Board has hired a consultant to develop a business strategy to improve concession food and beverages to better reflect Vancouver.

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