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News Archive 2020

Aug 10, 2020

Mayor's Update: August 10, 2020

Harmony Eats, Navvy Jack House, and the District’s gradual re-opening of facilities—get the latest news in the Mayor’s Update. Details

Aug 6, 2020

2020 Budget

The 2020-2024 Five-Year Financial Plan Budget Book is now available. It reflects adjustments to the budget required to carry out public health directions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Details

Aug 4, 2020

Progressive planning framework

This planning framework outlines progressive steps forward in resuming Parks, Culture & Community Services operations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Details

Aug 4, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

The District of West Vancouver has developed an operating model to gradually restart services that were closed as a result of the pandemic. The first, and most important deciding factor when considering restarting any service is the safety of residents, businesses and staff. We will continue to keep the community informed of service level adjustments. To receive information by email, subscribe to e-west.

  • Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. Staff continue providing services by phone and email.
  • A variety of modified summer programs, pre-registered fitness centre timeslots and more are available for registration. Drop-ins are not permitted.
  • West Vancouver Memorial Library is now open for borrowing with reduced hours.
  • West Vancouver Art Museum is now open with reduced hours.
  • Community recreation facilities to re-open on a pilot basis in September.
  • Details
Jul 30, 2020

Federal and provincial governments invest in Ferry Building restoration project

The federal and provincial governments are investing in restoring the 107-year-old Ferry Building, a cherished landmark that now operates as a public art gallery near the waterfront in Ambleside. Details

Jul 27, 2020

Share your comments on the Neighbourhood Character Working Group's draft recommendations

Your comments will inform the working group's recommendations, expected to be formally presented to Council in fall of 2020. Details

Jul 15, 2020

Mayor's Update: July 15

I am pleased to welcome our new CAO Robert Bartlett, and look forward to introducing him to the community in the coming months. Details

Jul 14, 2020

Municipal Services available by phone or email

Municipal Hall is closed to the public until further notice. District staff will continue providing the same essential services by phone or email. Details

Jul 10, 2020

Harmony Eats: Enjoy outdoor dining on West Vancouver’s waterfront

The District has partnered with local restaurants to help them increase their capacity while providing the public with safe, open-air dining spaces. Details

Jul 2, 2020

COVID Park Ranger Program wraps up, regular Park Ranger program begins

Launched in Phase One, the COVID Park Ranger program redeployed District staff to parks and trails to raise awareness and help visitors maintain 6 feet of distance. Details


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