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Tourism Vernon
Posted November 26, 2020
Tourism Vernon is excited to announce a new approach to help visitors and area residents activate their adventures in 2021, and explore the North Okanagan virtually and in person. Visitor services will be going mobile with an enhanced digital presence and a traveling promotion team to meet...
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Posted November 26, 2020
A new date has been set for the start of City of Vernon monthly parking pass sales for 2021. Normally, monthly passes for City surface parking lots and the parkade for the upcoming year are available for purchase the first business day of December. However, due to physical distancing requirements,...
Recreation Services
Posted November 26, 2020
On November 19, 2020, B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer (PHO) instituted a new health order that stops or restricts specific activities, to help slow and contain the spread of COVID-19 across the province. Included in the order is a direction that “Businesses, recreation centres or other...
Picture of Vernon Aquatic Centre
Posted November 25, 2020
The Vernon Recreation Centre was temporarily evacuated this morning, after the chlorine gas alarm was activated in the Vernon Aquatic Centre. At approximately 7:00 a.m., a chlorine gas concentration of one part per million (the minimum threshold for an alarm) was detected in the airtight chlorine...
Fall leaf pick up program
Posted November 24, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise residents that the fall leaf pick-up program has experienced a slight delay in schedule, due to higher than normal volumes of program participation. Clear bag pick-up for residences with scheduled garbage collection between Monday and Wednesday are now...
Draft 2021-2025 Financial Plan
Posted November 24, 2020
Vernon City Council will be holding Special Regular Budget Meetings next week to review the proposed 2021 – 2025 Financial Plan. Meetings will take place Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, starting at 9:00 a.m. both days. The meetings will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall with...
Covid-19 update
Posted November 20, 2020
The City of Vernon continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in British Columbia and follow the directives and guidance of health authorities, senior levels of government, and WorkSafe BC in its response to the local impacts of the global pandemic. Yesterday, Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s...
Polson Park trail closed
Posted November 19, 2020
A major upgrade project to the Polson Park pedestrian and cycling trail is nearing completion. In order to finish the ramp access at the south end of the boardwalk, crews will need to close the trail for one day on Friday, November 20. The trail is expected to be re-opened on November 21. Cyclists...
4way stop
Posted November 18, 2020
A major reconstruction project on 32nd Avenue is nearing completion and the road is now re-opened to traffic between 33rd Street and 35th Street. The project, which began in June, included the rehabilitation of approximately 285 metres of road, water main and storm sewer, and sanitary sewer...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted November 16, 2020
The City of Vernon Emergency Support Services (ESS) program is providing assistance to temporarily displaced residents after a major water pipe break in an apartment building. Just before 3:00 p.m., Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a report of a building alarm in the 4900 block of...

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