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Beyond housing: experts focus on health of the homeless

A two-day summit, Health of the Homeless, will bring together top Canadian experts to discuss research and solutions for improving the health of those who are homeless in Vancouver. Vancouver...

Vancouver, Seattle and Portland sign pact to push for high-speed rail

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Portland Mayor Sam Adams have signed a protocol agreement that will unite the three major cities in the push to secure a high-speed...

New investment in permanent housing moves city much closer to goal of ending street homelessness, says Mayor

Mayor Robertson welcomed today’s announcement from Premier Campbell and Minister Rich Coleman of $225 million in new money for social housing in Vancouver, calling it a major step towards...

Crews begin work on Dunsmuir bike lane

City works crews have started to prepare Dunsmuir Street for the installation of the separated bike lane project approved by Vancouver City Council on Thursday. The separated lane will connect the...

City of Vancouver partners with BCIT and Rocky Mountain Institute to get electric cars on road

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, BCIT President Don Wright, and RMI Project Get Ready Project Manager Tripp Hyde “plugged-in” two electric vehicles today to symbolize the signing of Project Get Ready

Mayor pays tribute to public works staff

With over 2,000 kilometres of water and sewer lines, concrete sidewalk and road installations that could stretch to Chilliwack and residential garbage that could fill 71 Olympic-size swimming pools,...

New investments in Vancouver show Olympic business strategy working, says Mayor

Mayor Robertson announced several new investments in Vancouver today as part of the 60-day update of the Metro Vancouver Commerce program, which targeted international businesses during the Olympics...

Mayor Gregor Robertson declares "Canucks Day" at City Hall celebration

Mayor Gregor Robertson, standing with Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini and Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis,  told an enthusiastic crowd today on the back lawn of City Hall that April 27th...

City Hall declares April 27 "Canucks Day"

Canucks' mascot, Fin, will be appearing tomorrow at City Hall to celebrate...
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