News Archive

Posted
A portion of 36th Avenue (between 31st and 32nd Street) will be closed to through traffic, while upgrades are made to the sanitary main. The roads will be accessible to local traffic only, starting tomorrow (Thursday) between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The work is anticipated to be complete by April 9…
Posted
The City of Vernon is one of six BC communities selected to participate in a three-year pilot program to examine the use of electric kick scooters for personal transportation in our community. Electric kick scooters are an emerging and popular form of active transportation that were not previously…
Posted
Public engagement on the draft Climate Action Plan wraps up tomorrow (Wednesday). Residents and businesses are encouraged to activate their voice and have their say. It’s easy! Review the information on the draft plan (or read the whole plan), and then take a short survey to tell us what you think…
Posted
The City of Vernon is pleased to announce it will play host as a pod city to the BCHL for the remainder of the condensed 2020-21 season. The BCHL has worked with the office of the B.C. Provincial Health Officer (PHO) to develop an approved Safe Return to Play plan that allows for the return of…
Posted
Vernon Fire Rescue Services will be conducting its first annual FREE mobile vendor food truck inspection day on April 1, 2021 in the parking lot at Kal Tire Place. In order to participate, mobile vendors are required to pre-register online at Vernon.ca/mobile-vendor. Once they have registered,…
Posted
The City of Vernon is reminding everyone to take care of each other on our roads and pathways as warmer weather arrives and more people are walking, cycling, skateboarding, and scootering around our community.  “As spring arrives, many Vernon residents are eager to dust off their bikes or enjoy a…
Posted
The spring sweeping program is officially underway in Vernon, cleaning the City’s transportation network. City crews will be sweeping seven days a week throughout the day for the next four to six weeks.  The program consists of daily road and sidewalk sweeping and flushing in low level areas,…
Posted
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has declared March 11, 2021 the National Day of Observance for COVID-19. This day is significant across the globe, as it marks one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The impacts of the novel coronavirus in the last year have been…
Posted
A portion of 19th Street (between 37th and 39th Avenues) will be temporarily closed to through traffic, while sanitary and storm upgrades are conducted. The road will be accessible to local traffic only, starting Monday, March 15 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The work is anticipated to be…
Posted
Parking along a portion of 32nd Avenue (between 30th and 31st Streets) will be temporarily unavailable, while sanitary inspection chambers are installed. The roadway will remain open, starting Monday, March 15 between 5:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The work is anticipated to be complete by March 19.…