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The City of Vernon is pleased to announce it has been selected as a Finalist for Best Learning & Development Strategy in the 8th annual Canadian HR Awards, the leading independent awards event for the HR profession in Canada. Presented by HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter magazine, the…
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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that the Public Hearing scheduled to take place on July 19, 2021, will be held in Vernon Council Chambers (3400 30th Street), starting at 5:45 p.m. Originally, the Public Hearing was scheduled to take place at the Dogwood Gymnasium. For those who…
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Motorists traveling down Tronson Road will need to take a detour due to a sewer force main break earlier today (July 10). Residents and motorists may experience the following interruptions: Tronson Road is closed to traffic between the west access point of Scott Road and Lakeshore Road Single lane…
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(As of 9:30 a.m.) Emergency response continues to a wildland fire along Highway 97 near Clerke Road. BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is responding to the fire with approximately 25 personnel and three water tenders and is providing updates through its interactive wildfire map. As of the time of this…
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(As of 2:30 a.m.) Emergency response continues to a large wildland fire along Highway 97 near Clerke Road, with a unified command from five regional fire departments, BC Wildfire Service, RCMP and BC Ambulance Service. A tactical evacuation has taken place for residences along Clerke Road. The…
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(As of 12:20 a.m.) A tactical evacuation is currently underway for residences along Clerke Road due to a large wildland fire. RCMP have gone door-to-door and placed residences on Evacuation Alert on Commonage Road, between Allen Brooks Way and Bailey Road. Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is…
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The City would like to advise residents a partial road closure will be required for a portion of 39th Avenue next week, for the installation of utility services. Starting at 7:00 a.m. on July 13, 39th Avenue will be closed between Pleasant Valley Road and 19th Street. The work is expected to be…
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THE CITY OF VERNON hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for approval of the work described herein and its site and plans. Pursuant to paragraph 7(2) of the said Act, THE CITY OF VERNON has deposited with…
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This year, the City of Vernon is celebrating summer by bringing out the fire truck and you’re invited to join us for some water play fun! Pop-up spray parks will be happening throughout the summer at a variety of Vernon parks to help kids cool down in style. “If you pop on by, be sure to bring…
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UPDATE: The water main break at Weeks Road and Longacre Drive has been repaired and water service has been restored to area properties. The City appreciates everyone's patience while repairs were being made. ___________________________________________________________________________________ The…