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https://www.castanet.net/news/Vernon/304283/Free-metered-parking-in-downtown-Vernon-is-officially-over Make sure you have your change handy, because free parking downtown is now over. All on-street metered parking and two-hour parking zones are now being enforced by bylaw. Vernon council originally eliminated paid metered downtown parking in April in hopes to drum up more customers for downtown businesses that were still open during the beginning of…

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Vernon’s new FreshCo grocery store will open Thursday June 18th. https://www.castanet.net/news/Vernon/302816/New-downtown-Vernon-FreshCo-store-opens-this-week?fbclid=IwAR04bRGtdoODVvlDb8HjuLLy6Ce68eRuskNF1E3uAur8-XGAypagphFFnNk#.Xuf5l8CHxiQ.facebook

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The Downtown Vernon Association held its 2020 Annual General Meeting on May 27, 2020, with members approving the 2019 Annual Report and the Audited Financial Statements and electing the 2020 Board of Directors. “The DVA is pleased to announce that Tegan Carruthers of BDO Canada and Keelan Murtagh of SQM Group have been re-elected for…

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DOWNTOWN VERNON ASSOCIATION’S NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Notice of Annual General Meeting Downtown Vernon Association 8:00am – Wednesday May 27, 2020 Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Vernon Association will hold its 26th Annual General Meeting via video conference through Zoom. This meeting is open to all Downtown Vernon Association members, including property…

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Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and are vital for our families and communities across the country. They are facing economic hardship and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is working around the clock to give these businesses the support they need so they can continue to…

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NORTH OKANAGAN, BC—With the launch of the new #NOKTogether partnership and website, North Okanagan businesses and residents have access to a single hub of relevant and timely information as well as important tools to help endure the COVID-19 crisis.   “This is an incredibly unique and challenging time for everyone. Our community’s business leaders wanted…

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METERED AND TWO HOUR PARKING April 1, 2020 Effective immediately, bylaw enforcement of on-street metered and two-hour parking zones has been suspended, with the exception of enforcement related to safety issues. The temporary change is intended to support businesses and encourage people to use the Downtown and access businesses that remain open. Council will revisit this decision at…

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COVID-19 UPDATE: DOWNTOWN PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS AUTOMATED TO REDUCE TOUCH POINTS March 30, 2020 News The City of Vernon is making changes to downtown traffic signals as part of its response to COVID-19, in order to reduce high touch points in the community. Starting today (March 30), pedestrian ‘walk’ phases at intersections located on 30Avenue, 32 Avenue,…

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