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City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Jul 26General Manager of Planning and Development Announces Retirement

After 35 years of experience planning in the public and private sector, the City of Vancouver General Manager of Planning and Development, Brian Jackson has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015.

Fireworks

Jul 24Honda Celebration of Light kicks off on Saturday

View the 2015 Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks competition on July 26, July 30, and August 1, to watch China, Brazil, and Canada compete.

People cycling on the protected bike lane near Point Grey Road at Macdonald Street

Jul 23June sees record bike ridership throughout Vancouver

We saw record volumes at seven of our protected bike routes, and a big jump in bike volumes along Point Grey after completing the Seaside Greenway last summer.

View of Burrard Bridge looking east toward False Creek and Granville Bridge at sunrise

Jul 23Council approves Burrard Bridge upgrades and Pacific-Burrard intersection redesign

With the project approved, staff will develop a final design with input from the heritage sector and other stakeholder groups in August. Construction work will begin early 2016.

Railroad crossing

Jul 22CP Rail activities community update

We are working with CP Rail and Transport Canada to ensure railway operations on the Arbutus Corridor are as safe as possible, while advising them of our concerns. We have asked for an operating plan and 48 hours notice when rail activities restart. Find out how to stay informed on CPR updates.

Conserving water saves water resources for future generations, and money.

Jul 21Stage three water restrictions now in effect

Learn what the new water restrictions mean for you and find out how we're reducing water consumption in our operations.

Illustration of proposed upgrades the north end of Burrard Bridge

Jul 20Public feedback helps enhance proposed Burrard Bridge and Pacific St intersection upgrades

On July 22, staff will present to Council the proposed upgrades to improve safety and connections for all road users. Thanks to public feedback, the proposal includes means-prevention fencing, crisis phones, and more.

Illustration of people socializing on Granville Street

Jul 17Watch, play, mingle, and meet – all in the street

Check out this weekend's special extravaganza Granville Social and drop by Porch Parade on Robson Street, brought to you by our VIVA Vancouver program that transforms road spaces into vibrant pedestrian spaces.

Vancouver City Hall

Jul 16City of Vancouver update

The Mayor and Council, City Management Team, and staff across all departments are shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic murder of a long-time City employee. Deepest condolences and support have been offered to the family and friends of our colleague.

Artists in Communities

Jul 14Park Board announces 2015 Artists in Communities

The artists and projects chosen for the 2015 Artists in Communities program are Working Holiday Project (Dunbar), UpCYCLED Stories (Mount Pleasant), Free Imagination (Thunderbird), and Magic Trout Imaginarium (Trout Lake). Find out more.

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