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Jul 29NEB decision to ignore climate change evidence a step backwards, says City

The City of Vancouver is disappointed with the National Energy Board’s (NEB) recent decision to reject its motion to consider the upstream and downstream climate change impacts of the Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.

Artist work studio - photo by Ed White Photographics

Jul 25Artist Studio Awards Program to provide creative space for low-income artists

Low-income professional artists in Vancouver are invited to apply for our Artist Studio Awards Program. The program helps artists develop their creative practices by providing them with live-work and work-only space for a reduced rent or for free, for up to three years.

Bottles and cans in bin

Jul 24Unique partnership launches Vancouver’s first innovative Green Recycling Hub

The first of its kind in Vancouver, the Green Recycling Hub officially opened its doors today, setting a standard for collaboration and innovation in the recycling industry.

Fireworks

Jul 23Honda Celebration of Light expected to kick off with a boom!

View the 2014 Honda Celebration of Lights in the West End and Kitsilano on July 26, July 30, and August 2 to watch USA, France, and Japan compete.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Jul 23Report on Vancouver Aquarium captivity practices released today

The Vancouver Park Board report on the practice of keeping captive whales, dolphins, and porpoises at the Vancouver Aquarium was released today in preparation for a Special Meeting of the Board on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Trillium Park North

Jul 23Work begins to

The Vancouver Park Board has already started work to "rewild" Vancouver so the city can become not only the greenest, but the most ecologically literate on earth.

Typewriter

Jul 22Vancouver looks for its next Poet Laureate

The City of Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library, and Vancouver Writers Fest are accepting nominations for Vancouver’s next Poet Laureate until August 27. The Laureate acts as a champion for poetry, language, and the arts, and creates a unique, artistic legacy through public readings and city events.

Highrise under construction

Jul 18Building permit values reach the highest levels since before the recession

The City of Vancouver issued a record $1.12 billion in building permits during the first six months of 2014, the highest amount since pre-recession levels. This is the third year in a row that construction has topped the billion-dollar figure for the first half of the year.

Hastings Community Little League

Jul 16Construction begins on baseball diamonds at Hastings Community Park

The Vancouver Park Board is holding a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the reconstruction of the little league baseball diamonds at Hastings Community Park. Learn how we are funding this project to build on the 50-year history of this sports facility.

Vancouver City Hall

Jul 15City of Vancouver’s approach to debt

The City of Vancouver has a dynamic, highly diversified urban economy that is thriving as a result of its global brand, its leading global clusters in the high tech and creative sector, and its role as a global gateway to the Asia Pacific.

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