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The City’s Building Energy Retrofit Strategy targets the buildings that will most help to reduce these emissions.

Archived - Feb 03New fund to spur energy efficiency upgrades for buildings

The $1 million fund will support our work to carry out the Building Energy Retrofit Strategy to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Learn about the fund's first steps.

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Archived - Feb 01City to issue first Development Permits for medical marijuana-related businesses

Decisions are expected in February on the first Development Permit applications for medical marijuana-related retail uses submitted under our recently-adopted zoning regulations. Find out more.

Road barricades around a construction site

Archived - Jan 26Large infrastructure upgrades will enhance safety and improve water quality

This spring, we will continue replacing the water main on Pender Street and start infrastructure upgrades along the Burrard Corridor and Southwest Marine Drive.

Illustration of the new development at 288 East Hastings St

Archived - Jan 25Downtown Eastside Plan delivers first project with 60% social housing requirement

The City's Development Permit Board approved a new development in the DTES with 172 housing units. Learn about the building and housing requirements.

Archived - Jan 12Park Board approves 11 recommendations in response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission

The Vancouver Park Board endorses 11 ambitious strategies to advance the historic work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Board programs and facilities.

City Hall's 12th Avenue entrance

Archived - Jan 12City submits final arguments on Kinder Morgan pipeline to National Energy Board

In our final written submission to the National Energy Board (NEB), we have concluded that the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is not in the public interest. Find out more.


Archived - Dec 30Pledge your resolutions for a cleaner climate in 2016

In 2016, Vancouver garnered international attention for the work that residents, businesses and local government have done to move Vancouver towards becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020.

Recycling boxes and bag

Archived - Dec 23Waste less, celebrate more this holiday season

This season's festive events are often filled with food, decorations, parties and presents - all of which produce waste. This season, waste less, reuse and recycle to help keep holiday waste out of the landfill

VanWifi is here

Archived - Dec 22Free public #VanWiFi access added to more locations

Free public #VanWiFi access is now available at 21 civic locations throughout Vancouver thanks to additional sites installed in the past two months.

Triathlon swimmers

Archived - Dec 21Vancouver welcomes urban triathlon next summer

The Subaru 5150 Triathlon, the newest addition to the Canadian Championship circuit, takes place in Vancouver July 10, 2016.

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