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Archived - Apr 2729% increase in overdose response calls from last week

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 169 overdose response calls for the week of April 17, a 29% increase from the previous week.

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Archived - Apr 27Park Board supports Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre

We will keep working with Aquarium staff to support a thriving rescue program while we change our bylaw to ban live cetaceans in our parks.

Keep Vancouver Spectacular volunteers

Archived - Apr 26Annual litter cleanup campaign - Keep Vancouver Spectacular - kicks-off Saturday, April 29

Starting April 29, hundreds of volunteers will join us to kick-off spring cleaning for our year-long litter cleanup program: Keep Vancouver Spectacular.

Aboriginal man in a crowd at a torch lighting event

Archived - Apr 26Canada 150+ signature events revealed

We're announcing our Canada 150+ signature events for you to experience Indigenous culture throughout Vancouver this year.

The James Residence at 587 West King Edward Avenue received a 2017 Vancouver Heritage Award for the high degree of retention and thoughtful restoration of the one-of-a-kind and beloved city landmark

Archived - Apr 25Vancouver Heritage Award winners represent excellence in preservation projects

Find out the projects and accomplishments were awarded for promoting heritage conservation, public education, advocacy, and awareness in Vancouver.

Challenger baseball field at Hillcrest Park

Archived - Apr 22Vancouver Park Board opens baseball field designed for children with disabilities

The wheelchair-accessible field at Hillcrest Park is western Canada's first Challenger baseball field for children with physical and cognitive challenges.

Park Board staff cleaning up the field at Sunset Beach Park after the 4/20 marijuana event

Archived - Apr 21Sunset Beach Park to be closed for repairs after 4/20

The field will close for up to five weeks to recover from the 4/20 marijuana event. The Park Board will try to recoup repair costs from event organizers.

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Archived - Apr 20Nine suspected overdose deaths recorded last week in Vancouver

To date there have been 18 suspected overdose deaths in April. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services reported 131 overdose response calls for the week of April 10.

Trees for sale by Vancouver Park Board

Archived - Apr 12Residents invited to grow Vancouver’s urban forest with $10 trees

The Park Board is selling 3,000 trees at $10 apiece including twenty-six varieties of fruit, flowering, shade, and conifer trees.

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Archived - Apr 12City reflects on one year since declaration of public health emergency

Over 1,000 people across BC have died from drug overdoses since the fentanyl crisis began one year ago, with Vancouver hit the hardest.

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