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Vancouver Park Board rejects 'no fun city' balloon ban

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 19, 2017 760
The Green Party's proposed balloon ban has been deflated.
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Vancouver uses 2.6 million disposable coffee cups every week

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Sep 14, 2017 4,085
The city has taken another step in potentially banning the popular to-go items.
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9 candidates running in Vancouver City Council byelection

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 12, 2017 423
The byelection to become a City Councillor will be held on October 14.
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21-year-old refugee named Vision Vancouver's candidate for City Council byelection

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 08, 2017 1,237
Diego Cardona arrived in Canada when he was 12 years old.
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New political movement created to abolish downtown Vancouver's bike lanes

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Aug 23, 2017 22,445
Driving in Vancouver has become "hazardous for no good reason except to make it more difficult to drive."
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Over 4,000 people attend counter rally against racism at Vancouver City Hall

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Aug 20, 2017 2,900
"Heartfelt thanks to the thousands of Vancouverites who rallied against racism and hate." - Mayor Gregor Robertson
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Green Party's Pete Fry to run in Vancouver City Council byelection

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Aug 17, 2017 363
He is the son of Liberal MP Hedy Fry.
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Gregor Robertson backs counter-protest to far-right march in Vancouver

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Aug 16, 2017 3,202
"Acts of hate/violence must always be met with non-violent resistance."
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Vancouver School Board by-election set for October 14

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Aug 10, 2017 399
It will coincide with the Vancouver City Council byelection.
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Justin Trudeau in Vancouver to meet Mayor Gregor Robertson

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Aug 01, 2017 2,062
"We've got some big pieces to move."
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Vancouver files 60 charges against Balmoral Hotel owners

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jul 27, 2017 5,744
Each infraction carries a potential fine of up to $10,000.
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Vancouver City Council takes summer break until September

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jul 27, 2017 615
Everyone needs a summer vacation, right?
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Could snow tires be mandatory for Vancouver drivers?

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jul 26, 2017 2,255
It's one of the recommendations in a new report.
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Other cities unfairly rely on Vancouver to create new rental housing: Affleck

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 26, 2017 4,360
"I don't think it's fair for Vancouver to take this kind of burden."
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Vancouver announces plan to allow 72,000 new homes over next 10 years

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 25, 2017 8,187
This plan to fix affordability will start a new housing boom.
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Vancouver City Council byelection to be held on October 14

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 17, 2017 754
The byelection to fill a vacant City Council seat will cost taxpayers $1 million.
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Homeless advocate Judy Graves to run for Vancouver City Council in byelection

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 13, 2017 389
She wants to fill Geoff Meggs' vacated seat in City Council.
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Park Board spending $40,000 to stop birds from flying into its office windows

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2017 4,273
Park Board staff say applying dots onto windows will prevent bird collisions.
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Vancouver Park Board approves $35,000 basketball court mural

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2017 1,164
Just in time for Vancouver Mural Fest!
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Opinion: Vancouver home purchases for Trout Lake Park expansion a waste of money

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2017 2,166
Nearly $15-million could be spent on home acquisitions just to increase the park's size by 1%.
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Gregor Robertson and Wanting Qu confirm breakup

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jul 06, 2017 27,825
The mayor and singer say the split is amicable.
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City of Vancouver staff propose business licence for Airbnbs

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jul 05, 2017 2,348
The City is clamping down on short-term rentals.
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Vancouver City Councillor quits to join new BC NDP government

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jul 04, 2017 1,332
New BC Premier John Horgan is naming his team.
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Dog, cat and rabbit sales banned at Vancouver pet stores

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jun 29, 2017 3,665
Rescued and shelter animals are the exception.
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Vancouver takes next step in its plan to reduce disposable coffee cups

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jun 28, 2017 1,108
The city is looking for a "balanced approach."
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Vancouver suspends ban on late-night entry into Granville Street nightclubs

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 23, 2017 5,062
The controversial plan has been put on hold following widespread criticism.
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Is Vancouver set to ban disposable coffee cups?

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jun 23, 2017 2,081
The city wants to be zero waste by 2040.
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Vancouver businesses slam ban on late-night entry on Granville Street

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jun 21, 2017 4,545
This isn't happy hour for the Hospitality Association.
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