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Vancouver proposes new property tax increase to combat 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


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


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


No new taxis in Vancouver for a year while timeline for Uber remains uncertain

Vancouver City Council voted Wednesday to extend a moratorium on new taxi licenses for another year.  That means no new taxis or Uber cars on Vancouver’s roads anytime soon, as well as longer waits for Vancouverites looking to grab a taxi during the upcoming holiday season. 380 more words


5,000 people sign petition against Commercial Drive bike lane

Commercial Drive businesses concerned about the City of Vancouver’s plans to redesign the street have gathered over 5,000 signatures for a petition against the creation of a dedicated… 540 more words


Vancouver city council to revisit hold on new taxi licences

UPDATE (Oct.19, 2016): The City of Vancouver has voted to extend the moratorium on new taxi licenses. 

Vancouver city council is set to consider whether a moratorium on new taxi licences should be upheld. 264 more words


Vancouver plans to expand housing supply for families

Families looking for housing in Vancouver may soon see a much-needed break if a new housing proposal passes City Council.

Vancouver City Council is set to vote on an upcoming proposal that could require new strata housing developments have 35 per cent of their units include two bedrooms or more. 609 more words