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Vancouver Events

Get hands-on fire extinguishing experience

Fri, Feb 27, 4:30pm–6:30pm

Electronics recycling drop-off

Sat, Feb 28, 10:00am–1:00pm

VSO: Chinese New Year

Sat, Feb 28, 7:30pm–9:40pm

StageCoach Showcase

Sun, Mar 1, 2:00pm

VSO: A Japanese Celebration

Sun, Mar 1, 7:30pm–9:40pm

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Vancouver wins Earth Hour City National Champion

Feb 20, 2015 – We have been named the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Earth Hour National Champion for the second time, and take home the award for our work to foster new technology.

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Watch TED2015 for free at select Vancouver locations

Feb 19, 2015 – For the second straight year, you can watch the entire TED conference for free at various live web streaming locations throughout the city from March 16 to 20.

Environmental art at Maclean Park

New urban agriculture policy starts buzz in city parks

Feb 17, 2015 – The Vancouver Park Board approved the Urban Agriculture Policy that aims to broaden the types of food-related projects considered in city parks. Get ready for innovative community food and agriculture uses in parks and look for the pollinator house in Trillium North Park this spring.

Burrard Bridge and downtown Vancouver

Draft 2015 budget released today

Feb 13, 2015 – Today we released our proposed 2015 Operating Budget of $1.223 billion and Capital Budget of $306 million. It outlines how tax dollars are invested across departments, the services you receive, and a summary of all relevant funds and items.

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To vote in the Metro Vancouver Transportation And Transit Referendum, you must be registered to vote before May 15th. Learn more.

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