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  • Cycling advocates criticize Vancouver’s curbing of West End revitalization plan
    Cycling advocates say Vancouver City Council's scrapping of the 30-year, $300 million West End Waterfront Plan is “short-sighted."
    Politics
    May 12
  • No magic at city council for Vancouver mushroom dispensaries as retail framework rejected
    Vancouver city council has rejected an attempt to create a licensing framework for retail stores selling magic mushrooms and other psychoactive ethnogens.
    Politics
    Apr 10
  • Vancouver council takes first step towards preserving, expanding co-op housing
    Vancouver city council approved a motion Wednesday seeking to preserve and expand the city's aging stock of co-op housing.
    Politics
    Mar 13
  • City council looking at denser housing in Vancouver’s Shaughnessy neighbourhood
    Bill 44, adopted by the Provincial legislature in November 2023, will allow for increased maximum densities for the purpose of creating new “small-scale, multi-unit housing.”
    Canada
    Apr 18
  • Vancouver torpedoes 30-year plan to remake West End waterfront
    Vancouver councillors said the plan was too expensive and have sent it back to the park board to be refocused specifically on ways to protect the shoreline from climate change.
    Economy
    May 10
  • Affordable rental development underway in Vancouver’s Little Mountain neighbourhood
    The site has sat empty for more than a decade after 234 former social housing units were destroyed on the 15-acre property.
    Canada
    Apr 25
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  • Vancouver wants Supreme Court of Canada to weigh in on bylaw limiting rent hikes
    Two B.C. courts have rejected a Vancouver bylaw limiting how much landlords can hike rents when SRO units turn over. The city wants the Supreme Court of Canada to hear the case.
    Cannabis
    Apr 2
  • Vancouver neighbourhood group launches petition, bus ad opposing seniors housing project
    A group of Dunbar homeowners are fighting the project, saying the building is too high and will tower over nearby homes, blocking out the sun.
    Politics
    Apr 9
  • City greenlights permanent ‘Vancouver’ sign
    City council voted unanimously Wednesday to greenlight a permanent sign bearing Vancouver's name.
    Economy
    Mar 13
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  • Vancouver council approves plan to expand free Wi-Fi in Downtown Eastside
    The plan approved Wednesday directs city staff to come back with a plan, timeline and budget to expand WiFi access in the Downtown Eastside by the end of 2024.
    Politics
    Mar 13
  • Bear spray regulations being considered in Kelowna, top cop says
    With 28 per cent of assault causing bodily harm complaints in Kelowna involving bear spray, police are seriously considering whether they should put a lid on sales.
    Crime
    Mar 14
  • Vancouver falling behind on new provincial housing targets
    The city of Vancouver has added about 1,600 new housing units, close to 1,000 behind where it needs to be, in the first six months since the province issued new housing targets.
    Politics
    May 15
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  • Gastown businesses losing millions due to Water Street construction, society says
    The City of Vancouver began work in Gastown roughly two months ago, ahead of its summer pilot of having Water Street a car-free area for July and August.
    Canada
    May 15
  • City of Vancouver hopes to have details on Canucks viewing parties ‘in the coming week’
    'Having the playoffs in Vancouver is important on so many levels,' Mayor Ken Sim said as the city revealed it is working on possible viewing parties.
    Sports
    May 6
  • No Canucks viewing party for Game 1 or 2, but Vancouver mayor has plans for Game 3
    Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim said although there are no plans for viewing parties for Game 1 or 2, the city will host one for Game 3 at Oak Meadow Park on Sunday.
    Canada
    May 8
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  • Growing push to build Surrey stadium to host 2026 FIFA World Cup events
    The Surrey Board of Trade has pitched the concept of a 12,000 seat pre-fabricated, modular stadium with the capability to be relocated.
    Sports
    May 14
  • Nearly $1M needed for Vancouver 2024 Alcohol on Beaches program: report
    A city staff report says nearly $1 million in funding is needed for the 2024 pilot program that will allow drinking at select beaches in Vancouver.
    Canada
    May 2
  • Vancouver Island residents question new supportive housing location
    Residents on Braidwood Road in Courtenay on Vancouver Island say the city and BC Housing have pushed through a plan for the property without consultation.
    Politics
    May 1
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  • Thousands attend first-ever Lapu-Lapu Day in South Vancouver
    A little bit of rain did not stop the thousands of people attending the block party in South Vancouver.
    Entertainment
    Apr 28
  • ‘We have a history’: Vancouver mayor explains why no Canucks outdoor party
    Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim finally gave some concrete answers as to why there have been no official viewing parties in the city.
    Politics
    Apr 25
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