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News Archive 2020

Dec 29, 2020

Programs at District community centres reinstated December 29

Following clarification received about the recent Provincial Health Orders, the District is reinstating a number of programs at community recreation facilities. Details

Dec 22, 2020

Season’s Greetings from West Vancouver Council

This holiday season, although celebrations look much different than in the past, the spirit of kindness, hope, and generosity in our community remains as strong as ever. Details

Dec 18, 2020

Renew your business licence by January 31

Business licence renewals are due by January 31. A business licence is required for all businesses, home-based businesses, and trades operating in the District West Vancouver. Details

Dec 17, 2020

Additional programs suspended at District community centres following December 16 Provincial Health Officer Order

Following the update on December 16 to the Provincial Health Order, the District has suspended a number of additional adult and senior recreation programs at community recreation facilities. Details

Dec 16, 2020

Don’t forget fido this Christmas! Renew your dog’s licence by January 31

Renewing your dog’s licence is the perfect gift to help it return home safely if it ever gets lost. All dogs older than six months need a licence and must wear a tag. Details

Dec 14, 2020

Council meeting highlights: December 14, 2020

Here is a quick snapshot of the outcome of this week’s Council meeting, the last meeting of 2020. Details

Dec 14, 2020

District develops guidelines to reduce risk of wildfires by incorporating FireSmart principles into new buildings

The District of West Vancouver has developed a set of guidelines that incorporate FireSmart principles into new building design and construction near areas of the community that are at risk of wildfires. Details

Dec 10, 2020

Mayor's Update: Holiday highlights in West Vancouver

While this holiday season won't be like any we've celebrated in the past, many festive activities can still be done safely with your household bubble. Details

Dec 7, 2020

Council Meeting Highlights: December 7, 2020

Here is a quick snapshot of the outcome of this week’s Council meeting. Details

Dec 7, 2020

Programs at District community centres affected by new Provincial Health Officer order

Following the new Provincial Health Order on December 2, the District is suspending a number of additional programs at community recreation facilities, while others will continue with new restrictions.  Details


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