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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with gratitude that this work takes place on the traditional lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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Downtown Van launches new economic dashboard

Downtown Van launches new economic dashboard

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: CHEF TAKA OF SASHIMIYA

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: CHEF TAKA OF SASHIMIYA

This month, we had the opportunity to speak with Chef Taka Omi, Owner and Chef of Sashimiya for People of Downtown.

Introducing: Hey, Downtown Van!

Introducing: Hey, Downtown Van!

Put on your headphones and join the conversation with our new podcast, "Hey, Downtown Van!".

5 Budget Friendly Restaurants in Downtown Van

5 Budget Friendly Restaurants in Downtown Van

Explore downtown Vancouver's affordable dining scene with these budget-friendly restaurants!

2023 Year in Review

2023 Year in Review

Let's look back on some important moments from 2023.

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: SOFIA SAYANI OF THE AZUR HOTEL VANCOUVER

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: SOFIA SAYANI OF THE AZUR HOTEL VANCOUVER

For the first People of Downtown feature of 2024, we spoke with Sofia Sayani, Director of Operations at the AZUR Legacy Collection Hotel and Dahlia Restaurant.

Dine Out in Downtown Van

Dine Out in Downtown Van

Vancouver’s renowned food festival, Dine Out Vancouver, is making its grand return! From January 17th - February 4th, 2024, this annual food fest will offer an array of multi-course dinners at fixed prices ranging from $20 to $65, catering to every palate.

9 Buzzworthy Openings To Look Forward to in 2024

9 Buzzworthy Openings To Look Forward to in 2024

As we gear up for a thrilling year ahead, locals and tourists alike will be eagerly counting down the days for the arrival of these new establishments coming to Downtown Vancouver in 2024.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT THESE DOWNTOWN VAN CELEBRATIONS

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT THESE DOWNTOWN VAN CELEBRATIONS

Get ready to dance, celebrate, and welcome New Year 2024 in style at these fabulous hotspots in Downtown Vancouver.

6 Spots in Downtown Van Serving Christmas Dinner This Year

6 Spots in Downtown Van Serving Christmas Dinner This Year

Whether you’re choosing to dine in or enjoy from the comfort of your home, these Downtown restaurants have you covered on Christmas Day.

SECURING SMALL BUSINESS REBATE

SECURING SMALL BUSINESS REBATE

The Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation has launched its $10.5 million Securing Small Business Rebate Program.

WATERFRONT WINTER TRAIL

WATERFRONT WINTER TRAIL

Follow this winter trail along downtown Vancouver's waterfront and enjoy the festivities!

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: NEIL AISENSTAT OF HY’S OF CANADA

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: NEIL AISENSTAT OF HY’S OF CANADA

For our final People of Downtown of 2023, we had the honour of interviewing Neil Aisenstat, President & CEO of Hy's of Canada.

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see you downtown
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