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Vancouver Mayor blames New Zealand attack on Islamophobia and white supremacy

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Mar 15, 2019 1,626
He did not mince words.
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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 4,050
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 1,701
"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 15,608
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 15,343
"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

44f37bcd4aad5601cf12147168b785fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Vincent Plana 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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Vancouver Park Board to study allowing booze at some parks and beaches

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Dec 18, 2018
Would you like to see drinking allowed at beaches and parks?
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Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart reflects on year, looks ahead

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 18, 2018
Creating affordable housing, tackling the opioid crisis and reducing poverty are goals in 2019.
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City of Vancouver asks BC government to rescind 'school tax' on homes over $3 million

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 17, 2018
Despite the mayor voting against the idea to do so.
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Vancouver Mayor believes illegal pot shops will 'fade out' after recent court ruling

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 17, 2018
All illegal operations in the city were ordered to close down.
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Wedding ceremonies could soon be held at Vancouver City Hall

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Dec 14, 2018
Saying "I do" at City Hall could be a cheap option for couples.
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Opinion: Burnaby's cynicism on new Surrey SkyTrain is deeply hypocritical

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 13, 2018
A city with two SkyTrain lines is concerned about the new SkyTrain in Surrey.
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Surrey seeks help from Vancouver on creating its own police force

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 12, 2018
The City of Vancouver and VPD are considering a formal partnership with the City of Surrey.
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City of Vancouver to mull property tax increase of 4.9% for the new year

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 10, 2018
A report will be presented to city council on Tuesday.
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Vancouver approves motion to offer tenant protection against 'renovictions'

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 05, 2018
And protect tenants from "aggressive buyouts."
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Surrey proposes postponing $136 million in new community centres, infrastructure

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 05, 2018
This delays new ice rinks, community centres, libraries, and parks.
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Richmond urging the province to improve George Massey Tunnel

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Nov 28, 2018 316
The City of Richmond wants the BC government to take action on a solution.
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Surrey Mayor 'deeply dismayed' by $514 million 'spiralling' debt

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Nov 27, 2018
Doug McCallum says the city needs to figure out "how to responsibly proceed with capital projects."
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Vancouver Park Board approves $35,000 funding for transgender programs

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Nov 21, 2018
Part of the funding will go towards building a partnership with the Queer Arts Festival.
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