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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


Reports of 'Disney-like theme park' announced for Playland not true, says PNE

Vancouver city council will vote on whether to study a creative concept for the future of Playland – but reports that a Disneyland-style theme park is coming are incorrect, says the PNE. 581 more words


Vancouver City Council supports 82 community arts projects

ABOVE: The All Bodies Dance Project is one of over 80 community arts projects recommended for grants covering a wide gamut of diversity, and reflecting the unique characteristics of our neighbourhoods and varied communities of interest found in Vancouver. 3,601 more words
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