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City Council approves Vancouver's West End parking hike

UPDATE: On Monday night, city council approved a proposed increase to the cost of a residential parking pass in Vancouver’s West End. New permits will now cost $30 per month.  412 more words

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Burnaby Mayor wants more funding to address homelessness and poverty

Mayor Derek Corrigan called on the provincial and federal governments Friday to provide funding for low-income housing in advance of a region-wide homeless count in March. 304 more words

Burnaby

City Council votes on Vancouver's West End neighbourhood parking hike next week

People who work, live or visit the West End will find out next week if the City of Vancouver will go forward with a marked increase in street parking permits. 372 more words

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Cooper: British Columbia shows us what happens when we go to pot

Visiting British Columbia is like going to a foreign land without using your passport.

Having spent most of my early life there, it’s always fun to see how much has changed. 580 more words

Columnists

UPDATE: Vancouver to vote on new property tax increase to combat opioid crisis

UPDATE (Dec.13): The City of Vancouver is set to vote today on whether to hike property taxes to deal with the opioid crisis.

The City of Vancouver is considering raising property taxes yet again, this time to raise funds to fight the growing opioid crisis plaguing the region. 336 more words

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Frustrated Vancouverites say city council isn't doing enough to help homeless

Frustration is mounting for some downtown Vancouver residents who say city council isn’t doing enough to help them or homeless people who are camping in neighbourhood parks overnight. 461 more words

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City of Vancouver considering options to protect False Creek from flooding

The City of Vancouver is considering options to protect False Creek from possible flooding and storm surge but the high price tag could be a deterrent. 77 more words

Environment