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Vancouver city council

Mayor Robertson to support motion to bring traffic-related fatalities to zero by 2040

Vancouver, B.C. (April 3, 2016) – Mayor Gregor Robertson will be supporting a motion put forward by Councillor Heather Deal on Tuesday that takes further steps toward the City of Vancouver’s...

Vancouver’s newly adopted capital plan allots $30 million towards childcare

Vancouver city council alters priorities from the previous capital plan and approves $30 million childcare initiative over the next four years, but more can be done, says councillor.

City Hall liveblog: Public hearing on social housing for the DTES Local Area Plan

Social housing amendments to Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan to be debated at Vancouver City Hall. Follow along live.

Dogwood Pearson Policy Statement: Human dignity vs. development plans

VCH wants to develop the Pearson Dogwood complex, bringing in money from apartment rentals.

City should limit BC Place casino's hours and province should collect better data on gambling addicts

Vancouver Not Vegas has a legitimate point when it asks the City to review the zoning of the Paragon casino planned for BC Place and confine the casino to “an appropriate size”. And, as this is ‘...

Vancouver City Hall autumn preview: more exciting than you think

Want drama this fall? You've got it at City Hall.

Edgewater Casino lease extension rasies questions

“Its time to actually tell the public the truth about what’s happening with this site.”

Confusion surrounds the city's Regional Context Statement

On Tuesday, Vancouver city council voted to refer the Regional Context Statement Development Plan to a public hearing on June 11th. Following the public hearing, council will vote again on whether or...

Vancouver city council talks Digital Strategy and snow removal

The regular Vancouver city council meeting of Tuesday, April 9, 2013 came to order at 9:36am.  Councillor Tony Tang gave the welcome and read a poem by A.E. Housman about cherry blossoms. He...

City council remembers Stompin' Tom Connors and votes on Chinatown development

The regular Vancouver city council meeting of March 12, 2013 came to order at 9:37 pm. Councillor Geoff Meggs gave the welcome and read Vancouver Poet Laureate Evelyn Lau’s poem “Living Under Plastic...