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Vancouver city council supports federal bill to ban shark fin imports

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh May 17, 2019 660
"It was the right thing to do at the right time," said NPA Councillor Sarah Kirby-Yung.
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Vancouver council approves review of city's links with SNC-Lavalin and Bombardier

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 14, 2019 741
But councillors rejected delaying any further decisions on the SkyTrain projects.
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Vancouver passes motion on 30km/h limit pilot project for side streets and residential areas

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 14, 2019 5,354
With speed limits currently 50km/h, a change to the Motor Vehicle Act would be required.
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Councillor wants to expand dog waste collection programs in Vancouver

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 08, 2019
350,000 dogs in the region = A big smelly problem.
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District of North Vancouver to look into regulation for single-use plastics

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana May 07, 2019 256
Council members unanimously passed the recommendation.
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Former Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson lands new gig fighting climate change

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 06, 2019 1,757
For his work as a "proven leader" on urban climate action.
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Vancouver could delay plastic straw and foam food container ban until 2020

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Apr 22, 2019
City staff say the delay is being proposed in response to "stakeholder feedback."
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City councillor looks to recoup all costs of 420 Vancouver from organizers

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Apr 22, 2019
And is tabling a motion to try and make it happen.
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Vancouver city councillor wants 30 km/h speed limits on side streets in BC

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana Apr 18, 2019 67
The motion will be presented to city council next week.
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Sonder donates $100k in furniture to upgrade Vancouver non-market rental units

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Apr 11, 2019
They're getting a furnishings make-over.
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City council to consider revised motion on SNC-Lavalin's links with SkyTrain

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 27, 2019 86
But without misinformation, like that SkyTrain is proprietary.
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City council to consider removing developer incentives for new rental housing

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 27, 2019 86
But this could halt the construction of new rental housing.
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West Vancouver council votes against bus-only lanes for B-Line

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 11, 2019
But a B-Line route reaching Ambleside and Dundarave is not off the table.
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MLA Bowinn Ma creates West Vancouver B-Line themed parody of 'Hey Jude'

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 11, 2019
"WestVan, don't be afraid. Take a bus trip, and make it better."
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Vancouver councillor claims SkyTrain is a 'proprietary technology,' but this is not true

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 09, 2019
One Vancouver city councillor wants to suspend SkyTrain extension projects over technology.
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'Get out of Canada': Vancouver city councillor shares racist email

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Mar 07, 2019
"Take your mom with you."
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Unpaid fines for fighting on Granville Street could result in losing driver's licence

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Feb 25, 2019 67
The motion says most brawlers don't live in Vancouver, and bold action is needed to make them pay up.
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City of Vancouver no longer accepting cash payments over $10,000

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jan 31, 2019 1,253
As part of an effort to crack down on money laundering.
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City Council approves next steps for Granville Bridge bike and walking path

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 31, 2019 1,824
The eight-lane bridge could be reduced to four lanes.
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Vancouver City Council approves official support for UBC SkyTrain extension

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 30, 2019 8,044
The final decision is now in the Mayors' Council's court.
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Crackdown on cash payments at Vancouver City Hall unanimously approved

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jan 30, 2019 111
It's a bid to deter money laundering, and people paying with "bags of cash."
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Opinion: All eyes on Vancouver City Council vote to support SkyTrain to UBC

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 29, 2019 85
A plea from the student body to support the new line.
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Vancouver Mayor wants to raise to councillors' discretionary budgets by 400%

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jan 29, 2019
Each councillor would see a budget increase of over $20,000.
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Vancouver City Council to consider a hike to the Empty Homes Tax

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 25, 2019 66
Mayor Kennedy Stewart wants the tax rate tripled.
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Vancouver City Council approves two new buildings with 79 rental homes combined

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 20, 2019 80
Only councillor Jean Swanson voted against both projects.
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Motion for free public transit for youth approved by Vancouver City Council

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 17, 2019 51
It will cost TransLink $35 million annually.
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West Vancouver slated to decide on B-Line bus-only lanes in March

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 16, 2019 50
The debate over bus-only lanes continues in West Vancouver.
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Vancouver City council approves 4.5% property tax increase

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 19, 2018
An adjustment from the originally proposed 4.9%.

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