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Bylaw safe communities
Posted February 21, 2020
The Vernon and Lumby RCMP Volunteer Programs are now recruiting for 6 Lumby and 12 Vernon positions for new candidates to participate in the 5-night Core classroom training April 15 – 16 and continuing April 21, 22 and 23, 2020. For more than 27 years, this community-based volunteer group has...
FireSmart
Posted February 18, 2020
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is hosting a one-hour public presentation about how to reduce the threat of wildfire in your neighbourhood. FireSmart: Breaking the Wildfire Disaster Cycle will introduce community members to the FireSmart program. VFRS members will explain how neighbours can work...
Tourism Vernon open house
Posted February 13, 2020
Members of the tourism business community are invited to join Tourism Vernon for a full afternoon of networking and learning opportunities. On Tuesday, February 18, the City is hosting an open house to give local tourism stakeholders resources to get the most out of Tourism Vernon’s programs....
GFOA award
Posted February 10, 2020
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, 2018. The Canadian Award for...
Falkland Hockeyville nomination
Posted February 8, 2020
The City of Vernon is rallying behind Falkland in its bid to host Kraft Hockeyville 2020 and win a grand prize of $250,000 to put a roof over its outdoor hockey rink. Nominations for the contest close Sunday, February 9. Falkland is looking for a final push of support from neighbouring communities...
Fletcher Paine Associates will perform borehole drilling on April 16, 2018 at 15 Avenue between 32 Street and 29 Street. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect
Posted February 8, 2020
Motorists traveling down Tronson Road will have to take a minor detour due to a sewer force main break earlier today (February 8). A City crew is on site to repair the break that happened near Beachwalk Villas on Tronson Road, between the east and west access points to Scott Road. There is no...
Posted February 5, 2020
Vernon Regional Transit would like to advise residents of a temporary service disruption on Saturday, February 8, 2020, due to the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade. Road closures will be in place in order to accommodate the staging area and parade route in the Downtown core. The Downtown bus exchange...
Construction and renovating
Posted February 5, 2020
The City of Vernon invites you to learn about the Capital Works Projects scheduled to take place in 2020. City Council has approved a $17 million budget for 30 projects to get underway this year. These include building, drainage, major construction, organizational capacity, parks, wastewater and...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted February 3, 2020
Residents in the Middleton Mountain area who were evacuated over the weekend will be able to return home today (February 3). On February 1, Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) responded to reports of a small mud slide in the 900 block of Mt. Robson Place. A total of six townhome units were evacuated...
Vernon Winter Carnival
Posted February 3, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise motorists of road closures for the Vernon Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The staging areas will remain closed to all traffic from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm. The parade route will be closed to traffic from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm. Drivers are...

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