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Vancouver has proven that a city can grow and prosper and still become a green capital.

Vancouver is one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities, diverse in nature, demographics, and potential.

For good reason, more than 600,000 people call it home, and even more enjoy and rely on the services our City provides.

But a great city doesn't happen by accident. It happens by design.

Protecting and enhancing our climate, ecology, and natural resources

A bright green future

Greenest City 2020 is a bold initiative that will address Vancouver's environmental challenges, making us the greenest city in the world by 2020.

Building vibrant, creative, safe, and caring communities

Healthy City Strategy

The Healthy City Strategy is a long-term, integrated plan for healthier people, healthier places, and a healthier planet. Follow our progress and sign up for news.

Providing conditions for a healthy, resilient local economy

Economic development

Learn about Vancouver initiatives to promote and strengthen local businesses, and make the city an attractive destination for businesses around the world.

Cultivating and caring for our world-class parks and green spaces

Parks, Recreation, and Culture

Vancouver has turned its natural beauty into parks, gardens, beaches, and centres that provide ample opportunity for recreational and leisure activities.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

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Greenest City Action Plan

Read the complete Greenest City 2020 Action Plan, and learn how Vancouver will become the greenest city in the world by 2020.

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Last modified: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:45:31

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