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Building a city we love

Dive into the story of Vancouver’s garbage cans. We have over 3,000 waste bins in the city. Find out what goes into making them.

Submit your Empty Homes Tax declaration

Submit your 2019 Empty Homes Tax declaration by February 4. Failure to declare by the deadline will result in a penalty and your property being deemed vacant and subject to the tax.

Stay safe on the streets

With darker days and colder weather upon us, changing road conditions and limited road visibility can make getting around more treacherous.

Find out how you can stay safe and be seen.

Get tickets:VanDusen Festival of Lights

Visit for the experience, stay for the photo ops! 

Enjoy a magical winter wonderland at VanDusen Festival of Lights from November 30 to January 5, closed December 25.

Buy tickets now.

Rules to operating a leaf blower

Did you know there are rules to operating a leaf blower in Vancouver?

Leaf blowers can be operated:

  • In Vancouver, but not in the West End
  • Only during certain times of the week