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City staff proactively prepare for King Tide

Dec 19City staff proactively prepare for King Tide

In anticipation of high tides throughout the holiday season, City of Vancouver staff have taken a proactive approach to protect and prepare neighbourhoods from potential flooding.

Dec 18Keep fit during the holidays

All community centres, fitness centres, pools, rinks, and golf courses will be open throughout the holiday season, including many on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Downtown Vancouver

Dec 17Vancouver to host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in 2016

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver, PavCo, UBC, and Sport BC, will host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in the summer of 2016. The games will welcome over 7,500 amateur athletes from around the world, aged 35 to over 100, and will have a positive impact for the economy, tourism, and sport development in Vancouver and the region.

Artist work studio at West 6th Avenue and Fir Street

Dec 17City's Studio Awards provide affordable creative space for Vancouver artists

Find out the seven local artists who received the City of Vancouver's Artist Studio Award. The award provides artists with studio space or live-work space for reduced rent or free to develop creative practices.

Dec 152015 budget outlook: Find out next year's budget direction

Learn about our budgeting approach and direction for next year's budget in the 2015 Budget Outlook. Don't forget to tell us what City services and programs matter to you in our budget questionnaire before January 7.

Lost Lagoon

Dec 12Celebrate the holidays with Bright Nights Christmas Train, Festival of Lights, and more

Visit family-friendly holiday events and light displays at Vancouver's parks and gardens. Ride the Bright Nights Christmas Train in Stanley Park, check out the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Gardens, and enjoy festive light displays on the False Creek Seawall and at Lost Lagoon.

Vancouver City Hall

Dec 10City of Vancouver Statement

The City of Vancouver has accepted the resignation of Carli Edwards, Deputy Chief Building Official, following the review of a complaint received related to a breach of the City Building Bylaw.

People walking in rain with umbrellas

Dec 09Extreme Weather Alert

An Extreme Weather Alert (EWA) for Vancouver has been called for December 9 due to heavy rain. There are a number of shelters that are providing spaces during this EWA.

The Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Dec 05VanDusen Garden lights up with Festival of Lights starting December 10

Celebrate the holiday season at the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanical Garden – one of North America’s top public gardens – with more than one million lights, themed displays, and performers. Festival of Lights is open every night from December 10 to January 4 (closed December 25).

Urban Reef - Robson Street

Dec 05Calling public space designers: Create a summer stunner

VIVA Vancouver will open its 800 Robson Street space to the creative community once again with Robson Redux, a design-build competition that invites emerging and professional designers and artists to submit their design ideas related to the theme of “connection”.

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