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Earth Hour March 28 8:30 pm  - Change climate change - earthhour.org

Mar 279 o’clock gun fires at 8:30pm for Earth Hour

Vancouver’s historic 9 o’clock gun will go off at 8:30pm this Saturday, March 28 to mark the beginning of Earth Hour. Turn out your lights and use Earth Hour as motivation to make plans and take action to reduce energy use year-round.

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Mar 27Our debt rating outlook upgraded

Our Aaa debt rating was affirmed today by Moody’s Investors Service, upgrading our debt rating outlook to stable.

image of a person  from trans-inclusive awareness poster campaign

Mar 25Park Board launches bold trans*-inclusive awareness campaign

The Park Board will unveil a powerful and personal public awareness campaign at Hillcrest Centre. It reinforces a key Park Board priority to make community facilities more friendly, safe, and open to everyone—including transgender and gender variant people.

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Mar 24Nominations open for People’s Choice Heritage Awards

Our Heritage Awards program is looking for the People’s Choice of the best examples of excellence in restoring, rehabilitating, and revitalizing local heritage buildings or features in the city. Submit a nomination.

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Mar 20Cast your vote by mail or in person

Fill out your ballot, package it, and drop it off at any Canada Post outlet or mailbox. Too busy to stop? Drop it off at a City of Vancouver courtesy bin.

People on patio

Mar 20Extended hours for this year’s patio season

Restaurants with patios can now apply to keep their outdoor spaces open until 1:00am. This additional hour builds on the success of last year’s patio pilot program.

Film trucks parked

Mar 19City welcomes 20th Century Fox back to Vancouver for major motion picture

We are pleased to welcome home Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds as he stars in his next major motion picture, "Deadpool". To support production of the film, we will be accommodating key filming from April 5 to 18 on the Georgia Viaduct.

Taylor manor is a three-storey Tudor revival style building at Boundary and Adenac in Vancouver

Mar 19Historic Taylor Manor opens 56 new supportive housing units

The renovation and expansion of historic Taylor Manor has been completed and 56 homeless individuals with mental illness or addictions will now have access to needed services in this supportive housing.

Porch design on Robson Square

Mar 18Lounge on a Robson Street porch this summer

For the first time in VIVA Vancouver's five year run, the summer public space installation at 800 Robson Street will be created by designers and architects from outside of Vancouver. This year's winning design is "Porch Parade".

Pacific great blue heron

Mar 18Best nature show in town - the heron cam is now live

The Vancouver Park Board heron cam is now streaming the intimate lives of the tall, long-legged Pacific great blue herons of Stanley Park, home to one of North America’s largest urban great blue heron colonies.

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