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City to host ‘unconference’ to discuss affordable housing and solutions for homelessness

The City of Vancouver, with assistance from guest speaker former Mayor and B.C. Premier Mike Harcourt, will hold a discussion about how we can create more affordable housing and find solutions...

Register for the Renter's Roundtable by Wednesday

The city's "Talk Housing with Us" project kicks off Thursday with the "Renter's Roundtable." Register as soon as you can at talkvancouver.com to participate.

FCM’S Green Municipal Fund announcement for Greenest City 2020 Action Plan

Bob Long, a member of the national board of directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and of the Langley, BC, Township Council, and Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North...

What will Vancouver be like in 2020? Green.

Curious what it’s going to take to become the Greenest City in the world by 2020? Find out what thousands of people have said by checking out the draft Greenest City 2020 Action Plans here....

A letter from the BC Mayors Climate Leadership Council

An Open Letter to all current candidates for the office of leader of the Government of British Columbia and the leader of the Opposition.

Vancouver and Victoria recognized as greenest cities in Canada

The cities of Vancouver and Victoria were today named Canada’s greenest cities by Corporate Knights magazine at a ceremony at a Federation of Canadian Municipalities meeting in Victoria. “This...

Report shows Olympic business program created $306 million economic impact

A new report released today shows that the Metro Vancouver Commerce 2010 Olympic Business Program was a huge success in strengthening the region’s local economy, bringing a total of $306 million...

Ending homelessness only 450 units away, report shows

 A report to council today identified that the current gap to end street homelessness in Vancouver by 2015 is just 450 new units of affordable housing. “We know from the data our staff...

Public information meeting on downtown building heights

The City of Vancouver is holding a public information meeting to provide details on two reports concerning downtown building heights that will be considered by City Council next week. The public...

Downtown cultural hub, possible Vancouver Art Gallery relocation, and public plaza

It's all up in front of City Council next week. Show up, if you want to weigh in on these important public issues.
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