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Davie Street West End business improvement area

Aug 18City of Vancouver launches second phase of public consultation for draft 2015-2018 capital plan

Provide feedback on the proposed capital investments over the next four years. Input will be incorporated into the final plan which will be presented to City Council and the Park Board for consideration and approval in September 2014.

Aug 15Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency announces their call for board directors

The new Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency is a City-controlled, but legally separate, entity created to implement the recommendations from the Mayor's Task Force on Housing Affordability. Board applications are due before the deadline: Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12noon.

Second Beach Pool with a black mesh windbreak

Aug 13Windbreaks at outdoor pools save money, and reduce goosebumps

Learn how an energy conservation initiative at Kitsilano Pool and Second Beach Pool in Stanley Park has significantly reduced greenhouse emissions.

An event in the Grandview neighbourhood

Aug 12Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly selected

From a pool of 504 community members who actively volunteered to be part of the Grandview-Woodland Citizens’ Assembly, 48 have been randomly selected.

Water sprinkling restrictions are in effect from June 1 to September 30.

Aug 06Lawn watering regulations protect drinking water

One hour, once per week is all your lawn needs. Don't forget that lawn sprinkling restrictions are in effect until September 30.

Year of Reconciliation transit poster by Dionne Paul

Aug 04New artworks for the Year of Reconciliation debut in August

New transit shelter posters debut in August 2014 as part of a public art exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation.

People viewing Pride parade

Aug 01Parade and festivities highlight weekend celebrating Pride

Pride celebrations will be in full force this weekend with the annual Pride Parade on Sunday, August 3, and various festivities happening around the city.

Park Board office in Stanley Park

Jul 31Park Board to amend bylaw to ban breeding of captive whales, dolphins, and porpoises

The Vancouver Park Board unanimously approved a motion concerning the Vancouver Aquarium, including an amendment to the Parks Control Bylaw to prohibit the breeding of captive whales, dolphins, and porpoises in Vancouver parks, unless they are a threatened cetacean species.

Aerial view of downtown Vancouver

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.

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