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Pacific great blue heron

Archived - 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.

Athletes recognized for their contributions to sport in Vancouver with Mayor Gregor Robertson, City Councillors, and Park Board Commissioners at the 2015 City of Vancouver International Women’s Day celebration.

Archived - Mar 092015 named the Year of Women in Sport

Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaimed 2015 the Year of Women in Sport at the annual City of Vancouver International Women's Day Celebration.

Fire engine No 5

Archived - Mar 05Update: Port Metro Vancouver fire extinguished

Port Metro Vancouver in combination with Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services has successfully extinguished the fire and there is no further risk to the public.

Firefighters at container fire

Archived - Mar 05Advisory for Port Metro Vancouver container fire

At 7:00pm tonight Port Metro Vancouver in combination with DP World Vancouver (operators of Centerm), Vancouver Fire & Rescue, Environment Canada, Ministry of Environment, Quantum Murray and Hemmera will attempt to open the container.

Person on street

Archived - Mar 03Extreme Weather Alert

An Extreme Weather Alert (EWA) for Vancouver has been called for March 3 due to sub-zero temperatures. There are a number of shelters that are providing spaces during this EWA.

Archived - Mar 02City purchases land for over 120 units of affordable housing

We bought eight properties on SW Marine Drive for our Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) to build 50-60 affordable rental units – over half for families. The land was paid for by community amenity contributions from the Cambie Corridor Affordable Housing Fund. Learn more about this first step towards creating 2,500 new affordable homes by 2021.

Downtown Vancouver

Archived - Feb 27Kinder Morgan fails to respond to critical questions from Vancouver and Burnaby

With the final round of NEB questioning complete, we (Vancouver and Burnaby) have found that nearly half of our critical questions regarding Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion proposal remain unanswered.

Urban Reef - Robson Street

Archived - Feb 27Preview the creative potential of 800-Robson

View 81 entries submitted from around the world to VIVA Vancouver’s Robson Redux design-build competition at the Museum of Vancouver from February 28 to March 15.

Vancouver City Hall

Archived - Feb 27City’s credit rating upgraded by international agency

Our credit rating was upgraded from AA to AA+ by Standard and Poor’s Rating Service today, with a stable outlook.

Community gardens

Archived - Feb 20Vancouver wins Earth Hour City National Champion

We have been named the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Earth Hour National Champion for the second time, and take home the award for our work to foster new technology.

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