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All Souls - baby and man

Oct 24Mountain View Cemetery hosts All Souls events

Honour the dead through ceremony and celebration at the 10th annual All Souls events being held at the City of Vancouver’s Mountain View Cemetery from October 25 to November 2.

Raking leaves

Oct 20City’s annual leaves collection underway

Set out your leaves for collection. From October 1 to January 31, we collect unlimited quantities of leaves from residences that receive our Green Bin collection service.

Person under desk

Oct 15Drop, cover, and hold on for ShakeOutBC

Learn how to protect yourself in case of a major earthquake. Participate in the annual ShakeOutBC event and drop, cover, and hold on at 10:16am on Thursday, October 16.

Winter Response Shelters will help homeless people in Vancouver

Oct 10City marks Homelessness Action Week – October 12-18

Come out to a series of events and initiatives that benefit the homeless and raise awareness of homelessness issues at the ninth annual Homelessness Action Week from October 12-18.

Vancouver City Hall

Oct 10119 candidates file for 27 local government positions

A total of 119 candidates, the largest number since 2002 (also 119), filed their nomination documents by the 4:00pm deadline for 27 positions on Vancouver City Council, the Park Board, and Vancouver School Board.

Vancouver Votes - Woman on street

Oct 09City opens eight advance voting locations 280% increase in advance voting hours

Over the last two election cycles, the City has worked to enhance the availability of opportunities to vote in advance of an election through incremental increases in advance polls.

Gastown Steamclock

Oct 08Gastown Steam Clock undergoes repairs

We will begin major repairs to the Gastown Steam Clock starting Wednesday, October 8. To complete this work, we will temporarily remove the clock from the street corner.

Vancouver City Hall

Oct 08City continues efforts to find housing for homeless campers in Oppenheimer Park

Following the decision of the BC Supreme Court this afternoon, the City of Vancouver will continue its efforts to assist those in the park who are homeless to access available shelter and housing options ahead of the October 15, 10:00pm deadline imposed by the court.

2014 Book Award winner David Stouck

Oct 07David Stouck wins 2014 Book Award for Arthur Erickson biography

David Stouck's in-depth portrait of the life and work of one of Canada’s most renowned architects Arthur Erickson is the winner of the 2014 City of Vancouver Book Award.

Vancouver City Hall

Oct 03City of Vancouver to challenge Canadian Pacific Railway action on Arbutus corridor

Today the City of Vancouver has filed a notice of civil claim in BC Supreme Court in a direct constitutional challenge to action taken by Canadian Pacific (CP) to clear the Arbutus corridor and to reactivate it as a railway.

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