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COVID 19 update
Posted April 3, 2020
As the City of Vernon continues to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and follow the directives of provincial and federal health authorities, more changes have been made to help protect the health of our citizens and visitors. Spring league play Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s...
COVID 19 update
Posted April 1, 2020
At its Special Regular Meeting of March 31, City Council voted to implement changes to ease the financial burden on citizens and businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergency. First quarter utility bill payments Council has waived all interest charges for the first quarterly utility...
COVID 19 update
Posted March 30, 2020
The City of Vernon is making changes to downtown traffic signals as part of its response to COVID-19, in order to reduce high touch points in the community. Starting today (March 30), pedestrian 'walk' phases at intersections located on 30Avenue, 32 Avenue, and 35 Avenue will happen automatically...
COVID 19 update
Posted March 30, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to provide clarification in regards to Ministerial Order No. M082 under the Emergency Program Act and Bylaw Enforcement Officer Assistance. On March 26, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General announced that under section 9 (1) of the Emergency Program Act...
COVID 19 update
Posted March 27, 2020
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, the BC Centre for Disease Control has recommended the implementation of methods to help reduce excess air pollution in populated airsheds across the province. In response, the Province of British Columbia, in collaboration with...
COVID 19 update
Posted March 27, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to assure our community members that we remain open for business. We have an unwavering commitment to the health and safety of our citizens and our employees and are working hard to keep you safe. This means we are taking steps to protect our customers and front line...
Posted March 27, 2020
The following information has been provided by BC Transit. “BC Transit is taking additional measures to support physical distancing by reducing the number of passengers on board BC Transit buses.  As of Monday, March 30, our transit operators will be monitoring passenger capacity based on direction...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted March 26, 2020
Firefighters have extinguished a structure fire in Downtown Vernon. At approximately 10:00 am today (March 26), Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to the 3100 block of 30 Avenue, following reports of smoke coming from the roof of a building. Upon arrival, VFRS determined the fire had...
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Posted March 26, 2020
The City of Vernon supports the enhancement and preservation of a positive quality of life for all its residents. One means of achieving this goal is through the provision of grants to organizations that contribute to the general interest and advantage of the City. The awarding of grants is solely...
COVID 19 update
Posted March 24, 2020
The City is providing more updates as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve. “The City’s top priority remains the health and safety of our citizens, visitors and employees. This is paramount,” said Mayor Victor Cumming. “Many significant orders and recommendations have come...

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