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Sep 302014 Mayor’s Arts Awards recipients announced

Vancouver’s outstanding creative talents will be recognized for their achievements with the 2014 Mayor’s Arts Awards and City of Vancouver Book Awards at a special ceremony on October 7 at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.

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Sep 28City of Vancouver statement regarding closure of Stanley Park tonight

Tonight at approximately 8:30pm, Park Board staff became aware a few people had relocated from Oppenheimer Park to set up camp near the Totem Poles in Stanley Park and additional people were arriving.

National Works Yard

Sep 25Doors Open to Vancouver’s most popular and iconic buildings

On Saturday, October 4 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, the City will host Vancouver’s first-ever Doors Open. It's a one-day event that gives you a free, behind-the-scenes look at over 20 popular and iconic Vancouver buildings.

Vancouver City Hall

Sep 25City of Vancouver seeks end to Oppenheimer encampment

The City has filed materials in support of an application in BC Supreme Court for an injunction to begin the dismantling of the camp at Oppenheimer Park.

Longboarding lab

Sep 24Sign up your kids for a free longboarder safety clinic

The Vancouver Park Board is promoting safe longboarding with a free clinic for children ages 11 to 16 on Sunday, September 28. Learn more and register.

Aaron Munro of RainCity Housing

Sep 24City adds 157 new units of interim housing to address street homelessness

We have added another important piece to our strategy to end street homelessness with the addition of 157 new units of interim housing at 1335 Howe Street.

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Sep 23City moves forward with expanded housing strategy

As the weather deteriorates, City staff have put a plan in place to ensure people who are homeless at Oppenheimer Park have access to housing.

Fraserview Golf Course garden

Sep 22Sustainably-grown vegetables harvested at Vancouver golf courses

Did you know that it's harvest time for the sustainably-grown vegetables from the gardens at Fraserview, Langara, and McCleery golf courses? Or that the Vancouver Park Board has approved about 180 new vegetable plots on park lands this year?

Culture Days September 26-28

Sep 19Have a cultural experience during Culture Days

Discover the talents of Vancouver’s cultural community in a wide variety of events at Culture Days 2014 from September 26 to 28.

Greenest City Scholar Angie Nicholas presents her project about waste diversion at special events

Sep 16Greenest City Scholars Program reaches 5th year

Over five years, the Greenest City Scholars Program has connected 59 University of British Columbia (UBC) graduate students with the City to perform meaningful research on sustainability initiatives. Explore the projects from this year's scholars.

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