July 29, 2021

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of the progress made on City programs, initiatives and on Council decision-making. For more information on each initiative, please visit the accompanying link where noted. The items are selected highlights from the June 2021 Council Meetings. To review all the topics discussed, click here to see the full agenda and webcast.

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PUBLIC HEARING: 546 and 566-658 Yates Street – Rezoning Application
Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Rezoning Application for 546 and 566-568 Yates Street. This application will allow for the use of storefront cannabis retailer at 566-568 Yates Street and remove the use of Storefront Cannabis Retailer from 546 Yates Street.

Learn more about this application

Council Member Motion: Emancipation Day
The Mayor, on behalf of Council, will write to the Government of Canada to call for Emancipation Day on August 1 to be recognized as a national holiday.