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Volunteer with the City of Vancouver

Archived - Oct 08National volunteer program launches for FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014

The National Volunteer Program for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014 was launched today. Vancouver is an Official Host City for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™. Register to volunteer.

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Archived - Oct 08City, BC Housing to partner on winter shelters for most vulnerable residents

The City and BC Housing are partnering to put in place up to four temporary homeless shelters this winter. The annual partnership was outlined at City Council today as part of a staff update on Homelessness Action Week, which runs October 13-19.

City of Vancouver Book Award

Archived - Oct 02Finalists announced for 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award

A memoir, two books of poetry and two non-fiction works, all of which reflect Vancouver’s rich history and culture, have been selected as finalists for the 2013 City of Vancouver Book Award. The 25th annual City of Vancouver Book Award will be presented at the Mayor’s Arts Awards Gala at Science World on November 22.

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Archived - Oct 01Marine Drive and Oakridge parking permits expire October 31

Remember to renew your annual residential parking permit. Renew online or in person at City Hall starting October 1.

Person on street

Archived - Sep 30New funding from City invests in solving tough social challenges

The City is launching a new granting program to support local projects that tackle some of Vancouver’s most challenging social problems, with the creation of the Social Innovation Projects (SIP) Grants.

Creekway Park

Archived - Sep 26Creekway Park, a lush urban space and restored creek, opens September 30

Vancouver's newest park — Creekway Park — has been dramatically transformed from a parking lot into an ecologically rich and diverse corridor with native plants and bird habitat, along with pedestrian and bicycle paths, and a daylighted stream.

The Open Data Catalogue makes the City of Vancouver's vast amount of data publicly available online.

Archived - Sep 24City encourages wider use of open data, adopts Open Government Licence

The Open Government Licence makes it easier to use and combine open data from multiple government agencies across Canada.

Year of Reconciliation

Archived - Sep 17City hosts a week of Reconciliation events

Participate in Reconciliation Week events to acknowledge the historical impacts of residential schools on Aboriginal peoples and create a legacy for meaningful change in society.

Adapted social and recreation programs in Vancouver

Archived - Sep 16City accepting nominations for the Cultural Harmony and Access and Inclusion Awards

Nominations for the City Cultural Harmony Awards and Access and Inclusion Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations is October 2.

Park Board OneCard

Archived - Sep 1550,000 have signed up for the Park Board's OneCard

People of all ages are getting active and enjoying universal access to recreation in Vancouver with the new system-wide pass.

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