Vancouver’s idling bylaw education and enforcement campaign begins

An education campaign focused on showing how reducing idling makes good environmental and financial sense will be accompanied this fall with enforcement of Vancouver’s idling bylaw. The educational campaign focuses on dispelling common myths around idling, such as: Myth: Allowing your engine to cool down will cause more emissions and use more gas than just …

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Hotel to be Social Housing

From CKNW 980AM It’s an unusual use for a heritage building but Vancouver City Council has approved an initiative to turn a 100-year old hotel into low income housing. The Pennsylvania Hotel on Carrall and Hastings St. has been vacant since 2000, but Mark Townsend with the Portland Housing Society says with the city’s help, …

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