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Logos of Okanagan Indian Band, Community Economic Development Initiative and City of Vernon
Posted October 4, 2018
Vernon, BC – On Saturday, October 13, 2018 the Okanagan Indian Band and the City of Vernon Councils invite the community to join them in celebration as they sign a Relationship Accord. The two communities began a process in 2017 intended to facilitate stronger relationships through joint economic...
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted October 4, 2018
BC Transit routes 7 and 8 are experiencing service disruptions due to construction activity in the Lakeshore Park area. Temporary routes have been set up to accommodate the construction. It is expected that the work will be completed today; however, should the work continue into tomorrow, the...
Posted October 3, 2018
The sani-dump station at the Vernon Visitor Centre at 3004 39 Avenue will be closed after the Thanksgiving long weekend on October 9, 2018 and will reopen in the spring of 2019.
Posted October 3, 2018
The City of Vernon adopted new regulations that allow small wheeled transportation (including skateboards, longboards, foot-operated scooters, and children aged 12 and under on bicycles) to use the transportation network the same way as cyclists and pedestrians. To help residents understand the new...
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted October 2, 2018
The bridge portion of Polson Trail on the south end of Polson Park will be closed to access starting October 1, 2018, with construction repairs estimated to take approximately one week. Trail users will have to use alternate accesses at the north end of the park. We apologize for the inconvenience...
Vernon fire fighters pose in front of a fire truck for the Fill the Boot campaign for MS.
Posted September 27, 2018
Join Vernon fire fighters who are taking part in Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month by hosting their annual “Fill the Boot” campaign. On Friday, Sept. 28 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. they will be shaking their boots in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Stop...
Road Update: 30 Street construction closure
Posted September 27, 2018
The City of Vernon will be grinding and repaving 27 St. between 32 Ave. and 39 Ave. starting October 1, 2018. In order to maintain site safety and reduce wait times the majority of works will be done during nighttime hours to avoid high traffic volumes and reduce impact on the surrounding area....
October is walk and wheel to school month. Photo credit: Jeff Basset, Sproing Creative
Posted September 27, 2018
In October the City of Vernon is celebrating International Walk and Wheel to School Month, an annual global challenge that promotes healthy and safe alternatives to driving to school. Vernon students join their peers from over 40 countries around the world in walking, biking or using another form...
Posted September 25, 2018
The Salvation Army – Vernon has provided aid to residents of the City of Vernon for over 112 years. Their services range from the provision of a food bank, family and community support programs, thrift stores, church services and emergency disaster services. During the summer of 2017 provincial...
Vernon's Finance department received GFOA award for the quality annual report. Mayor Akbal Mund presented the award.
Posted September 25, 2018
Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that the City of Vernon has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of management and staff to meeting the...

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