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Bike safety
Posted November 2, 2020
This past weekend, we rolled our clocks back to Standard Time. With the time change comes a slight shift in daylight as we travel to and from various places, so the City of Vernon is reminding everyone to take care of each other on our roads as the days get shorter and darker. “Many people are...
Fill the boot
Posted October 30, 2020
Residents are invited to join Vernon firefighters in a new way this year, as they take part in Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month by hosting their annual Fill the Boot campaign virtually.  Until Sunday (November 1), Vernon firefighters will have boots set up at the tills of the Vernon Square...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted October 30, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to advise the public of a handful of underground utilities projects that will take place next week, weather dependent, which will require temporary road closures and detours. Work will take place on portions of the following roads: 31st Street (between 43rd Avenue and...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services
Posted October 29, 2020
As BC switches to back to standard time on Sunday night and we roll our clocks back one hour, Vernon Fire Rescue Services is reminding residents that it’s also time to check our smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors for dead batteries and expiration dates. “Remember, working smoke alarms and...
Covid-19 update
Posted October 29, 2020
The City of Vernon is extending temporary measures so businesses can activate outdoor spaces in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This summer, the City created a Temporary Outdoor Commercial Use program, allowing businesses to expand their operations into parking lots, sidewalks...
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Posted October 28, 2020
As local kids put the finishing touches on their Halloween costume masterpieces, Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is offering tips to keep safety top of mind this weekend. “The number one thing to remember: be visible,” said Deputy Chief Dwight Seymour. “Now that the sun is setting earlier, it’s...
Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.
Posted October 26, 2020
Motorists traveling down 31st Street may need to take a small detour this week. A portion of 31st Street will be closed between 48th Avenue and 43rd Avenue, starting tomorrow (Tuesday). The road is expected to reopen Friday. Crews will be flushing and conducting CCTV work on the sanitary trunk main...
Take Action on Radon
Posted October 26, 2020
Radon is an odourless, tasteless, and colourless gas that has been identified as the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. With Canadians spending more time at home this year because of the pandemic, and winter just around the corner, it is more important than ever that they know what their...
Stormwater management
Posted October 26, 2020
The City of Vernon has released a new video to discuss the importance of stormwater management and highlight some of the initiatives occurring across Vernon and the North Okanagan. “Stormwater is the name given to rain and melted snow when it flows along the ground,” said Kirn Dhillon, Manager,...
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 October 23, 2020
The City of Vernon is currently upgrading the sanitary sewer infrastructure in 25th Avenue and Highway 6, between 28th Avenue and the Vernon Water Reclamation Centre. The final phase of construction is now underway, which requires a road closure and detour along 25th Avenue, from Hwy 97 to 28th...

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