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At approximately 10:00 p.m. on April 26, a water main break occurred on Highway 97 near the entrance to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (21st Avenue).  The water main break was repaired overnight and City crews have begun assessing and repairing the damage to the road. During the incident, a large…
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The City would like to advise the public that traffic has been reduced to single lane in both directions along the Hospital Hill portion of Highway 97 (between 18th Avenue and the intersection of 25th Avenue and Highway 6).   A water main break occurred near the turnoff to the Vernon Jubilee…
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UPDATE: During the evening of April 26, a water main break near 21st Avenue caused significant damage to the roadway of Highway 97 (on the northbound side of Hospital Hill). Traffic flow on the highway has been temporarily reduced while the site is being assessed and repairs are made between 21st…
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The City of Vernon is pleased to invite all residents and business owners to visit our 2021 Capital Works virtual open house on engagevernon.ca. Due to province-wide restrictions on gatherings and events, this year’s open house is being hosted in an interactive digital space, where citizens can…
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The City of Vernon has received a Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The recognition comes for the City’s annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The Canadian Award for…
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The City of Vernon is celebrating difference makers this week as people across the country mark National Volunteer Week. “Vernon is, without a doubt, one of the best places to live, work, explore and play. And a major contributing factor to this is the dedication and compassion exhibited by…
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This Earth Day (April 22), the City is celebrating its new Climate Action Plan by encouraging residents to participate in the Vernon Tree Program. The program provides information about the benefits of planting shade trees, as well as resources for citizens to participate. “The tree program…