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Report missed waste pickups by the City of Vancouver

Archived - Oct 03Delays at the South Transfer Station

Scheduled pit repairs will cause delays at the Vancouver South Transfer Station October 5 to 10, and October 19 to 22. Use alternative disposal locations if possible.

The Fieldhouse at Elm Park

Archived - Oct 02More than 30 local artists set to work out of Park Board field houses

More than 30 local artists, including internationally renowned visual artist Germaine Koh and composer/double bassist Mark Haney, have been selected to participate in the Vancouver Park Board’s artist studio residency project in seven new locations.

Carrall Street Greenway in the Downtown Eastside

Archived - Oct 01Finding Home event to share inspiring stories during Homelessness Action Week

Help mark World Homelessness Day on October 10 by joining us for "Finding Home", an event that will share inspiring stories from people who have experienced homelessness, and those striving to improve the lives of the homeless.

Downtown Vancouver skyline

Archived - Sep 27City's budget outlook for 2013 released

The City's budget outlook for 2013 has just been published and can be downloaded online. Opportunities to provide input will be coming soon.

Computer Circuit Board

Archived - Sep 25Vancouver app developers take on Greenest City targets at YVR Cleanweb Hackathon

Local software developers will take part in a ‘hackathon’ to generate smartphone and web apps that address the City of Vancouver’s Greenest City 2020 targets and environmental opportunities this Saturday, 29 September 2012.

W.H-New -2012-Book-Award-Winner

Archived - Sep 21Poetry collection YVR by W.H. New wins Vancouver Book Award

An independent jury selected YVR for its maturity of concept and language, its musicality, rhythm and poetry of Vancouver place names, and the many political, geographic and community voices.

Firefighter on ladder

Archived - Sep 21Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services testing new siren technology to improve safety and reduce noise pollution

In a continuing effort to improve public and firefighter safety - and reduce noise pollution in the city - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services VFRS has begun testing a new "Howler" siren.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Sep 20Volunteer to be on a City of Vancouver civic agency or committee

There are currently positions available for a variety of City civic agencies and committees, including the Chinatown Historic Area Planning Committee, the Development Permit Board Advisory Panel, and more. The deadline for applications is 19 October 2012 at 5:00pm.

Public art in Riley Park neighbourhood: Geyser for Hillcrest Park

Archived - Sep 19Geyser for Hillcrest Park: Public Art in Vancouver

Unlike Old Faithful, which was the inspiration for the artists, the Geyser for Hillcrest Park has its own intermittent schedule. Discover this geyser's underground secret.

Adapted social and recreation programs in Vancouver

Archived - Sep 17Summit looks to bridge isolation through community strategies

The City has joined with SFU, the Vancouver Foundation, and other community partners to host the inaugural Community Summit Alone Together: Connecting in the City from September 18-23. The six-day series of workshops and events addresses the issue of isolation through discussions, music, poetry, comedy, debate, and film.

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