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Honda Celebration of Light fireworks at English Bay with inukshuk to the left

Jul 28Honda Celebration of Light kicks off Saturday

Get details on road closures, safety tips, and more during the Honda Celebration of Lights taking place Saturday July 29, Wednesday August 2, and Saturday August 5.

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Jul 27City files 60 charges against the Balmoral Hotel

The charges address infractions of the Standards of Maintenance Bylaw that were identified during proactive inspections of the building. Eighteen infractions relate to an inspection on January 31, 2017, and a further 42 were identified on April 19, 2017.

Illustration of Pearson Plaza and the YMCA in the redeveloped Pearson Dogwood lands

Jul 27More than 600 new units of affordable housing to be added in South Vancouver and the West End

The Pearson Dogwood lands will provide 540 City-owned social housing units and the First Baptist Church project will provide 61 social housing units.

Elderly man with child playing with blocks

Jul 26City of Vancouver puts forward new actions to address the housing crisis for lower income and homeless residents

City staff presented plans and put forward bold new actions to address the housing crisis for the city's most vulnerable populations.

View of False Creek and Burrard Bridge

Jul 25City to undertake hydraulic modelling of False Creek, identify future swimming possibilities

Today the City approved next steps to identify opportunities to improve water quality and make False Creek safely swimmable in the future.

Housing Vancouver 2026

Jul 25City quadruples housing targets for purpose-built rental homes

We plan to enable 72,000 new homes for residents of Vancouver over ten years, with a major delivery of new social, supportive, and rental housing.

Man on balcony holding baby

Jul 24VAHA seeks partners to build nearly 900 new rental homes throughout Vancouver

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to develop nearly 900 units of new affordable rental housing on seven City-owned sites. VAHA will lease the land to partners to build, fund and operate these new rental developments.

Mayor Gregor Robertson at a press conference about a proposed pilot project to require 20% of homes in new rental buildings in Oakridge Municipal Town Centre to be long-term affordable

Jul 23New approach to explore deeper affordability in new rental apartments

The proposed pilot at Oakridge Municipal Town Centre would require 20% of homes in new rental buildings to be long-term affordable.

Sea to Sky mural for Canada 150+

Jul 22City unveils new Indigenous murals as part of Canada 150+ program

We commissioned six paint and print murals created by Indigenous artists and artist teams, as part of our ongoing commitment to reconciliation.

Chief Sparrow from Musqueam Nation, H. Jody Wilson-Raybould Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver, Chief Maureen Thomas, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Karen Joseph from Reconciliation Canada

Jul 22The Drum is Calling Festival officially opens

The nine-day festival takes place from July 22-30 and will showcase an array of traditional and cutting-edge Indigenous arts, culture, and music.

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