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Man golfing at Langara Golf Course

Mar 15Park Board responds to City motion to convert Langara Golf Course into park

City of Vancouver Council passed a motion which proposes that City staff approach the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation to explore options to convert some of Langara Golf Course into alternative park use.

Pacific Great Blue Heron

Mar 15Pacific Great Blue Herons return to Stanley Park colony for 18th year

Pacific Great Blue herons are now nesting in the colony located at the Park Board offices on Beach Avenue in Stanley Park.

Electric vehicle parking stall

Mar 14Vancouver takes next step to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Vancouver City Council approved the recommendations made in the Electric Vehicle Ecosystem Program Update, which focus on accelerating EV adoption, growing the public charging network, and ensuring that EVs can be charged at all new residential parking stalls.

Rental homes and apartment buildings in the West End

Mar 14Little Mountain identified as a potential site for temporary modular housing

The latest step has been taken towards creating 600 new homes for Vancouver's homeless residents by proposing the planned addition of a temporary modular housing building at East 37th near Main Street.

Pothole on city street

Mar 12City gears up for pothole repairs this spring

We are gearing up for the annual stretch of pothole repairs — a priority for road crews following the cold winter months.

Checking blood pressure

Mar 09Vancouver sees alarming trend with steady increase in overdose deaths

Overdose deaths in Vancouver are on the rise once again with alarming data that shows an increase in deaths monthly since October.

West end of vancouver with snow capped mountains

Mar 07More than 98% of homeowners declared by Empty Homes Tax deadline

The Empty Homes Tax declaration period for 2017 closed on March 5, 2018, with a total of 183,911 declarations submitted, accounting for 98.85% of all residential property owners in Vancouver.

Rendering of 650 West 57th Ave

Mar 0639 units of temporary modular housing approved for Powell Street

The City of Vancouver's Director of Planning has approved the development permit for the construction of temporary modular housing at 525 Powell Street (formerly 501 Powell St.).

Cambie Corridor aerial view

Mar 06Proposed plan for Cambie Corridor Phase 3 to be presented at information sessions

The proposed plan, will tie the area together with more diverse housing options, increased job space, better connections for all modes of travel and improved public amenities.

Vancouver Park Board office in the fall

Mar 02Park Board appeals BC Supreme Court decision on bylaw amendment regarding cetaceans in parks

The Park Board has filed an appeal to a BC Supreme Court ruling on a bylaw amendment regarding cetaceans in parks.

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