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Jan 10Winter edition of public space study seeks volunteers

The winter edition of the City of Vancouver's Public Space and Public Life Study continues to look at how to make downtown public spaces more vibrant and inviting year round.

Germaine Koh, Artist-in-Residence for Engineering department

Jan 10City selects first Artist-in-Residence for Engineering Services

We are pleased to announce Germaine Koh as the new Artist-in-Residence for its Engineering department.

Multiple Vancouver apartments in the West End

Jan 0955% of Empty Homes Tax declarations submitted to date

With less than a month to go until Empty Homes Tax declarations are due, all owners of residential property in Vancouver are required to submit a declaration by February 2, 2018, to ensure they do not face unnecessary fines and penalties.

Apartments in the Vancouver's West End

Jan 05595 and 599 West 2nd Ave planned as next site for temporary modular housing

The latest step has been taken towards creating 600 new homes for Vancouver’s homeless residents with the planned addition of approximately 50 temporary modular homes at 595 and 599 West 2nd Ave.

Smithe Street

Jan 04Critical sewer upgrades begin along Smithe Street downtown

The City has begun upgrades to critical sewer infrastructure along Smithe Street from Homer to Beatty Street.

Person on street

Dec 30Extreme weather alert

An extreme weather alert (EWA) is being issued for Dec 28 - Jan 1 due to sub-zero overnight temperatures. Get a list of extra shelter spaces during the EWA.

Snow on City Hall

Dec 27Update on City of Vancouver operations December 27th

With snow in the forecast over the winter holidays, the City is initiating its snow plan and reminding residents of what they can do to stay safe.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Dec 21City's director of legal services receives Queen's Counsel designation

Francie Connell, Director of Legal Services and City Solicitor is one of 27 appointees to be recognized of the honorary title of Queen's counsel for 2017.

Polar Bear Swim

Dec 21Brrr, did somebody say Polar Bear Swim?

Vancouver Park Board’s 98th annual Polar Bear Swim in English Bay is January 1, 2018 at 2:30 pm.

Province and City of Vancouver partner to provide winter shelters

Dec 19Warming centres being activated as temporary shelters near capacity

Three temporary warming centres will be activated starting December 20 to provide a safe, warm place for people living on the street.

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